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Title XLII
ESTATES AND TRUSTS
Chapter 733
PROBATE CODE: ADMINISTRATION OF ESTATES
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F.S. 733.809
733.809 Right of retainer.The amount of a noncontingent indebtedness due from a beneficiary to the estate or its present value, if not due, may be offset against that beneficiary‚Äôs interest. However, that beneficiary shall have the benefit of any defense that would be available in a direct proceeding for recovery of the debt.
History.s. 1, ch. 74-106; s. 39, ch. 77-87; s. 1022, ch. 97-102; s. 159, ch. 2001-226.