Florida Probate, Trust & Guardianship Litigation

Jeffrey Skatoff has been an attorney since 1991, practicing in the areas of probate litigationtrust litigationguardianship litigation, and other types of inheritance litigation.  Mr. Skatoff also handles appeals of probate, guardianship, trust, and inheritance disputes.  

Mr. Skatoff takes cases throughout the State of Florida, and has handled cases in over one-half of Florida’s 67 counties,including Miami-Dade, Broward, Palm Beach, Martin, Collier, Orange, Hillsborough, St. Lucie, and Indian River.  

Mr. Skatoff has built his reputation on personal service, experience, and genuine dedication to providing creative and innovative approaches to complex legal issues and estate planning and trust planning.  

Mr. Skatoff has been AV Preeminent rated by Martindale-Hubbell for many years.  He is a former United State Department of Justice trial attorney who litigated complex disputes on behalf of the Federal Government and was awarded the Outstanding Attorney Award during his tenure.  Mr. Skatoff has been involved in some of the largest probate litigation disputes in Florida, and has handled complex international inheritance and estate disputes.  Mr. Skatoff has been a regular commentator with local and national media outlets, such as CNN, the Wall Street Journal and Kiplinger’s, on issues of estate planning, will contests, estate litigation, probate, and power of attorney abuse.

Mr. Skatoff has been a leader in the Florida probate bar in terms of crafting innovative litigation fee structures that allow clients in legal distress to afford top quality legal representation for probate court proceedings.  Mr. Skatoff handles cases on a contingency basis throughout the State of Florida.  

Mr. Skatoff is also the publisher of Probatestars, the largest free online source of probate and estate planning information in the English speaking world.

Information about the Baker Estate, pending in Collier County.  

Oral Argument at 5th District Court of Appeals

Florida Probate Attorney Jeffrey Skatoff Arguing in Court

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