When two or more parties seek ownership of money or property, called the stake, which is held by a third party, called the stakeholder, an interpleader is employed to determine the proper way to distribute the stake. Since this type of situation leaves the stakeholder facing a legal dilemma in trying to make both parties happy, the interpleader enables the stakeholder to let the courts handle the decision. This frees the stakeholder from liability and hopefully eliminates multiple lawsuits over the same stake.
Since this is a special area of law, be sure to get the right counsel in the Tallahassee area. Talk to your attorney and be sure they use Accurate Serve for their service of process needs.