Successor Personal Representative Has Standing to Sue Attorney for Prior Personal Representative for Malpractice

Bookman v. Davidson,  136 So. 3d 1276 (Fla. 1st DCA 2014), presented an issue of first impression for the Florida appellate court, specifically, whether a successor personal representative of an estate may bring a cause of action for legal malpractice against an attorney hired by his predecessor (the initial personal representative) to provide services necessary to the administration of the estate. The answer — yes.

via Successor Personal Representative Has Standing to Sue Attorney for Prior Personal Representative for Malpractice.

Posted by Lewis J. Saret, Co-General Editor, Wealth Strategies Journal.

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