News - November 16, 2022

Theodore S. Kypreos Serves as Featured Speaker at Orange County Bar Association Seminar

Jones Foster Litigation Shareholder Theodore S. Kypreos served as a featured speaker during the Orange County Bar Association’s continuing legal education (CLE) seminar, "What We Learned from 2022 and How to Prepare for 2023," presented by the Estate, Guardianship & Trust Committee.

Theo presented on the topic “Recent Developments and Common Pitfalls in the Creditors’ Claims Process,” which discussed specific timelines and procedures that creditors must follow to ensure their claims against an estate are valid and enforceable; the responsibilities of a personal representative regarding a claim; and the application of Jones v. Golden to known or reasonably ascertainable creditors. It was one of several presentations at the event which offered attendees CLE credits.

An experienced trial and appellate attorney, Theo focuses his practice in the areas of probate and trust litigation, trust and estate administration, guardianship law, and fiduciary litigation. He represents corporate and individual fiduciaries, beneficiaries, and heirs in all probate, trust, and guardianship settings including will and trust contests, breach of trust actions, trustee removal and accounting actions, will and trust reformation and modification proceedings, contested guardianships, elective share proceedings, Florida homestead disputes, exploitation and tortious interference litigation, and matters relating to probate creditors’ claims.

Theo served as the 2014-2015 President of the Palm Beach County Bar Association, and he is a frequent lecturer for both the PBCBA and The Florida Bar on topics related to probate, trust, and guardianship law. He is consistently recognized by peer and industry publications such as Best Lawyers in America, which named him a 2023 Lawyer of the Year for Litigation - Trusts & Estates in the West Palm Beach metro area.

For more information on this topic, read the previously published article, “Recent Developments and Common Pitfalls in the Creditors’ Claims Process.”

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