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Reported Decisions

Reported Decisions of Cases by Joseph W. “Jay” Fleece, III

Mr. Fleece’s long involvement with trust and estate litigation can be seen in the appellate cases that have been reported in which he was involved. These cases have dealt with issues such as trustee removal for breach of fiduciary duty, undue influence in the making of a will, Florida's elective share statutes and the rights of surviving spouses, the unconstitutionality of Florida’s Mortmain Statute and many other legal issues and disputes surrounding estate and trust administration.

Reported Cases

  • In re Estate of Magee, 988 So. 2d 1 (Fla. 2nd DCA 2007)
  • Via v. Putnam 656 So. 2d 460 (Fla. 1995)
  • Putnam v. Via, 638 So. 2d 981 (Fla 2nd DCA 1994)
  • Shriners Hospitals for Crippled Children v. Zrillic, 563 So. 2d 64 (Fla. 1990)
  • McKee v. Touterlot Bros., Inc. 444 So 2d 590 (Fla. 2nd DCA 1984)
  • Grasso v Grasso, 113 So. 3d 855 (Fla. 2nd DCA 2012)
  • Grasso v. Grasso, 143 So. 3d 1050 (Fla. 2nd DCA 2014)
  • Lee v. Estate of Payne, 148 So. 3d 776 (Fla. 2nd DCA 2013)
  • Ehmann v. Fla. National Bank at Ocala, 515 So. 2d 1063 (Fla. 5th DCA 1987)
  • In re Estate of Magee, 902 So. 2nd 909 (Fla. 2nd DCA 2005)
  • Bowen v. City of St. Petersburg, 642 So. 2d 837 (Fla. 2nd DCA 1994)
  • Zrillic v. Estate of Romans, 535 So. 2d 294 (Fla. 5th DCA1988)
  • Carey v. Rocke, 18 So. 3rd 1266 (Fla. 2nd DCA 2009)
  • Benasutti v. Costala, 526 So. 2d1080 (Fla. 2nd DCA 1988)
  • In Re Estate of Helm, 820 So. 2d 449, (Fla. 2nd DCA 2002)
  • Rubin v. Centerbanc Fed. Saving & loan Ass’n 487 So. 2d1193 (Fla. 2nd DCA1986)
  • Burgess v. Prince, 25 So. 3rd 705 (Fla. 2nd DCA 2010)
  • Boren v. Suntrust Bank, 46 So. 3d 1156 (Fla. 2nd DCA 2010)
  • Johnson v Bay Pines Federal Credit Union, 544 So. 2d 296 (Fla. 2nd DCA 1989)
  • Scott v. Reyes, 913 So. 2d 13, (Fla. 2nd DCA 2005)
  • Liebrich v. Trial Strategies, Inc., 40 So. 3d 1 (Fla. 2nd DCA 2010)
  • Galego v. Robinson, 695 So. 2d 443 (Fla. 2nd DCA 1997)
  • Jacobs v. Vaillancourt, 634 So. 2d 667 (Fla. 2nd DCA 1994)
  • Casey v. Jensen, 189 So. 3d 924 (Fla. 2nd DCA 2016)
  • First Union Nat. Bank of Florida N.A. v Estate of Mizell, 807 So. 2d 78 (Fla. 5th DCA 2001)
  • All Children’s Hospital v. Owens, 754 So. 2d 802 (Fla. 2nd DCA 2000)
  • Rutherford v. Gascon, 679 So. 2d 329 (Fla. 2nd DCA 1996)
  • Gahn v. Holiday Property Bond, Ltd., 826 So. 2d 423 (Fla. 2nd DCA 2002)
  • Gridley v. Galego, 698 So. 2d 273 (Fla. 2nd DCA 1997)

Best probate lawyer in Florida

If you are involved in a probate, will or trust dispute in St. Petersburg, Clearwater, Sarasota, Tampa, and throughout the state of Florida, contact Joseph W. "Jay" Fleece, III at Legacy Protection Lawyers for experienced and effective advocacy.

 

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