Fla. Prob. R. 5.080
Subdivision (b) is not intended to result in the assessment of costs, including attorney's fees, in every instance in which discovery is sought. Subdivision (c) is not intended to overrule the holdings in In re Estate of Shaw, 340 So. 2d 491 (Fla. 3d DCA 1976), and In re Estate of Posner, 492 So. 2d 1093 (Fla. 3d DCA 1986).
1975 Revision: This rule is the same as prior rule 5.080, broadened to include guardianships and intended to clearly permit the use of discovery practices in nonadversary probate and guardianship matters.
1977 Revision: Editorial change in citation form in committee note.
1984 Revision: Florida Rules of Civil Procedure, , , and have been added.
1988 Revision: Subdivision (a)(15) deleted as duplicative of rule 5.070 Subpoena. Editorial change in (b). Citation form change in committee notes.
1992 Revision: Editorial changes. Committee notes revised. Citation form changes in committee notes.
1996 Revision: Reference to rule 1.400 eliminated because of deletion of that rule from the Florida Rules of Civil Procedure. Editorial change.
2002 Revision: Reference to ruletransferred to subdivision (a) from former rule 5.070. Subdivision (b) amended to give court discretion to assess attorneys' fees. Subdivision (c) added. Committee notes revised.
2006 Revision: Committee notes revised.
2007 Revision: Committee notes revised.
2016 Revision: Florida Rule of Civil Procedure 1.451 has been added to subdivision (a). Committee notes revised.
§, Fla. Stat. General definitions.
§ 733.106, Fla. Stat. Costs and attorney's fees.
§ 744.105, Fla. Stat. Costs.
§ 744.108, Fla. Stat. Guardian's and attorney's fees and expenses.
Fla. Prob. R.Adversary proceedings.
Fla. R. Jud. Admin. 2.535 Court reporting..