2005 Florida Statutes
Killer not entitled to receive property or other benefits by reason of victim's death.
737.625 Killer not entitled to receive property or other benefits by reason of victim's death.--
(1) A beneficiary of a trust who unlawfully and intentionally kills or unlawfully and intentionally participates in procuring the death of the grantor or another person upon whose death such beneficiary's interest depends, shall not be entitled to any trust interest, including homestead, dependent upon the victim's death, and such interest shall devolve as though the killer had predeceased the victim.
(2) A final judgment of conviction of murder in any degree is conclusive for the purposes of this section. In the absence of a murder conviction in any degree, the court may determine by the greater weight of the evidence whether the killing was unlawful and intentional for purposes of this section.
History.--s. 16, ch. 93-257; s. 5, ch. 2000-245.