After a settlor’s death, beneficiaries of the trust have the right to see a copy of the trust agreement, request all accountings and information regarding the assets. If the trustee fails to comply, the beneficiary has the right to make a claim against the trustee for breach of fiduciary duty. The beneficiary may also file a trust contest litigation matter with the Florida Probate Court contesting the validity of trust. Beneficiary rights to view trust instruments and other documents as well as making trust contest claims pertain to beneficiaries under a revocable or irrevocable trust in Florida.
Since trust matters and trust litigation matters are fairly complex, it is recommended that if you are a party to a trust matter, you seek the advice of an experienced and qualified Florida probate and estate attorney to assist you with handling the matter. A qualified Florida estate attorney understands Florida trust and probate laws and can represent a beneficiary or trustee in a Florida trust matter. If you wish to speak to a Florida estate attorney, call the Law Offices of Albert Goodwin today.