Florida Slayer Statute in Federal Interpleader

Written by Jeffrey Skatoff • September 14th, 2016 • Probate Litigation, Federal Inheritance Litigation, Most states, including Florida, have a "slayer statute," which denies an inheritance to a beneficiary who killed the deceased person. But is a murder conviction required to trigger a slayer statute? A recent Federal opinion holds that a murder conviction is not required, ...Read the full article