Wills, Probate

Trusts, Estate Planning

140 South Beach Street, Suite 310
Daytona Beach, FL 32114
(386) 257-3332

Personal Representative

Heidi makes the process of setting up a trust very easy. She is quick to answer any questions and is very knowledgeable about the subject. In addition, the trust document binder she provides is well organized, which makes it easy to follow.

Thank you for everything.

~ Todd B

Heidi Webb did an amazing job with our estate planning. She is extremely knowledgeable and explains things so that you can really understand how things will work. Quick turn around time and very reasonable fee. I highly recommend her for any and all of your estate planning needs.

~ Tami G

No-contest clause

Can I Put a No-Contest Clause in my Will?


Short answer, you can, but it will not be enforceable in Florida.

No-contest clauses have been used in Wills for centuries and are used to keep beneficiaries from fighting over an estate. In layman’s terms, this language states that if a beneficiary contests the document’s validity and loses, that beneficiary receives nothing.

Even if your Estate Plan was drafted in another state and included this language, a no-contest clause is unenforceable in Florida. While Florida courts won’t enforce a no-contest clause in a Will or trust, there may be other ways to minimize – although not eliminate – the possibility of litigation. Therefore, I recommend discussing this issue with your Estate Planning Attorney on your specific situation to draft up a plan to meet your individual needs.

Heidi S. Webb, Attorney at Law serves clients in Daytona Beach, Ormond Beach, Port Orange, and beyond with matters of Elder Law, Estate Planning, and Small Business Law. Contact her today to schedule a free consultation. Visit her page on Facebook, or see what her clients are saying to learn more about Heidi. 

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