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The 2020 Florida Statutes

Title XLII
ESTATES AND TRUSTS
Chapter 731
PROBATE CODE: GENERAL PROVISIONS
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F.S. 731.301
731.301 Notice.
(1) If notice to an interested person of a petition or other proceeding is required, the notice shall be given to the interested person or that person’s attorney as provided in the code or the Florida Probate Rules.
1(2) In a probate proceeding, formal notice to a person is sufficient notice for the court to exercise its in rem jurisdiction over the person’s interest in the estate property or in the decedent’s protected homestead. The court does not acquire personal jurisdiction over a person by service of formal notice.
(3) Persons given proper notice of a proceeding are bound by all orders entered in that proceeding.
History.s. 1, ch. 74-106; s. 5, ch. 75-220; s. 3, ch. 77-87; s. 1, ch. 77-174; s. 1, ch. 93-257; s. 64, ch. 95-211; s. 950, ch. 97-102; s. 12, ch. 2001-226; s. 5, ch. 2010-132; s. 3, ch. 2020-67.
1Note.Section 4, ch. 2020-67, provides that “[t]he amendment made by this act to s. 731.301, Florida Statutes, applies to all proceedings pending on or before, or commenced after, the date this act becomes a law.”
Note.Created from former s. 732.28.