Revocation of Probate Law and Legal Definition

Revocation of probate refers to the rendition by a probate court of a decree vacating and annulling a prior decree admitting a will to probate.

The following is a state statute (Florida) on revocation of probate:

Fla. Stat. § 733.109. A proceeding to revoke the probate of a will shall be brought in the court having jurisdiction over the administration. Any interested person, including a beneficiary under a prior will may commence the proceeding before final discharge of the personal representative. Revocation of probate of a will shall not affect or impair the title to property purchased in good faith for value from the personal representative prior to an order of revocation.