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Elective share

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Elective share Final

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What is Elective Share?

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Surviving spouse's elective share rights to homestead

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What is an Elective Share

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What Is Florida's Elective Share?

An elective share is a term used in American law relating to inheritance, which describes a proportion of an estate which the surviving spouse of the deceased may claim in place of what they were left in the decedent's will. It may also be called a widow's share, statutory share, election against the will, or forced share.
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