ESTATE ADMINISTRATION AND PROBATE & TRUST LITIGATION

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The firm’s probate and trust administration practice includes representation of executors or
trustees of an estate or trust. The firm assists executors and trustees to carry out the wishes of a
decedent and to meet their fiduciary duties.

ESTATE ADMINISTRATION

  • Set Aside Estate Without Administration
  • Special Administration
  • Small Estate Distribution
  • Summary Administration
  • General Administration

PROBATE LITIGATION

  • Will contests
  • Claims of lack of capacity
  • Claims of undue influence
  • Claims of forgery
  • Breach of fiduciary duty
  • Removal of a personal representative
  • Objections to, and the defense of, probate accountings
  • Petitions to determine heirs
  • Actions involving creditor claims
  • Actions to recover property on behalf of the estate

TRUST LITIGATION

  • Trust contests
  • Claims of lack of capacity
  • Claims of undue influence
  • Claims of mistake in execution
  • Elective share issues
  • Tax apportionment issues
  • Claims of forgery
  • Breach of fiduciary duty
  • Objections to, and the defense of, trust accountings
  • Petitions to determine entitlement to trust distributions
  • Actions to recover property on behalf of a trust