President-Elect Designate, The Palm Beach County Bar Association
Theo Kypreos is a shareholder of the firm who practices in the areas of probate and trust litigation, trust and estate administration, guardianship law, and fiduciary litigation. He has litigated and advised on a broad range of probate, trust, and guardianship matters including will and trust contests, accounting actions, trust reformation proceedings, contested guardianships, elective share proceedings, homestead disputes, exploitation and tortious interference litigation, and matters involving creditor claims. Mr. Kypreos routinely represents both corporate and individual fiduciaries, as well as individual heirs and charitable beneficiaries, and he has experience at both the trial court and appellate levels. Mr. Kypreos has been recognized as a Rising Star by Florida Super Lawyers magazine in the area of estate and trust litigation, and he was recently recognized as an Up & Comer in Florida Trend magazine’s 2011 Florida Legal Elite edition.
Mr. Kypreos graduated with high honors from the University of Florida College of Law, where he was elected to the Order of the Coif and was a member of the Moot Court Team. He received his undergraduate degree, with honors, in accounting. Within the community, Mr. Kypreos serves on the Board of Directors for the Palm Beach County Bar Association, and previously served as President of its Young Lawyers Section. Mr. Kypreos is a Trustee and former member of the Board of Directors for the Chamber of Commerce of the Palm Beaches, and is a 2006 graduate of Leadership West Palm Beach. Mr. Kypreos also serves on The Florida Bar’s Probate and Trust Litigation Committee and its Probate and Guardianship Rules Committee, and he is a member of the University of Florida Law Alumni Council.
- Represented successor trustee in appellate proceedings before the Fourth District Court of Appeals and the Supreme Court of Florida in a trust litigation matter concerning $1.5 million of corporately-held real estate.
- Represented corporate trustee in obtaining judicial approval of trustee's final trust accounting.
- Represented corporate trustee in trust litigation concerning the administration of family trust with over $100 million in trust assets.
- Represented personal representative in successfully defending the validity of the decedent’s Last Will and Testament against claims of undue influence and lack of testamentary capacity.