If I write my Will in Florida does it have to be registered??
2 Answers | Asked in Estate Planning Law for Florida on Apr 5, 2012.
Answered On Jun 28, 2012
The proper term is "recorded". You can have your will recorded in the public records if you want. However, if there needs to be a probate filed it will be recorded then. You want to review your will every 5 years or so, and I generally advise clients not to have their wills recorded until it is necessary. A will does not have to be recorded unless and until there is a probate case.
Answered On May 2, 2013
You use to be able to record wills prior to your death in Florida but this is no longer permitted.