(1) If the testator intended a specific devise of certain securities rather than their equivalent value, the specific devisee is entitled only to:

(a) As much of the devised securities as is a part of the estate at the time of the testator’s death.

Terms Used In Florida Statutes 732.605

  • Devise: To gift property by will.
  • Testator: A male person who leaves a will at death.
(b) Any additional or other securities of the same entity owned by the testator because of action initiated by the entity, excluding any acquired by exercise of purchase options.
(c) Securities of another entity owned by the testator as a result of a merger, consolidation, reorganization, or other similar action initiated by the entity.
(d) Securities of the same entity acquired as a result of a plan of reinvestment.
(2) Distributions before death with respect to a specifically devised security, whether in cash or otherwise, which are not provided for in subsection (1) are not part of the specific devise.