New Homestead Laws [Florida]
In its most recent legislative session, the Florida legislature enacted a number of additions and modifications to Florida statutory law relating to Florida’s homestead exemption. These provisions can be summarized as enhancing or clarifying the exemption. The following is a summary of the new provisions, along with some excerpts.
736.0201(7): A proceeding to determine the homestead status of real property owned by a trust may be filed in the probate proceeding . . .