To sue an estate, there needs to be a personal representative. An “estate” cannot be a party to a lawsuit. This concept was again explained by the Court in the recent decision of De La Riva v. Chaves, — So. 3d —, 2020 WL 532283 (Fla. 4thDCA Sept. 9, 2020). In De La Riva, the Fourth District Court of Appeal explained that, when trying to sue an estate:
“[I]t is well-settled that ‘an “[e]state” is not an entity that can be a party to litigation….