Category Archives: Lawyer testamentary gifts from clients

Amended Florida Bar Rule 4-1.8(c) prohibiting soliciting any gift from a client or preparing instrument with any gift became effective 2/1/18

Hello and welcome to this Ethics Alert which will discuss amended Florida Bar Rule 4-1.8(c), which prohibits a lawyer from soliciting any gift from a client or preparing an instrument with any gift for the client.  The Florida Bar filed … Continue reading

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New Florida Statutes §732.806, which is effective October 1, 2013, makes an improper gift to a lawyer in a will or other estate instrument void

Hello and welcome to this Ethics Alert blog which will discuss new Florida Statutes §732.806, which is effective today, October 1, 2013.  The new statute provision makes an improper gift to a lawyer in an estate planning instrument void as … Continue reading

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