Estate Litigation

Trust and estate disputes have the potential to disrupt families and destroy the intended goals of the deceased. Our attorneys work to achieve efficient and cost-effective results for clients with the ultimate goal of ensuring that the beneficiary receives what they are rightfully entitled to receive and to carry out the wishes of the decedent. We have litigated various estate issues including matters pertaining to the interpretation of testamentary documents like wills and trust agreements, the capacity of an executor to conduct business on behalf of the Estate and its beneficiaries, and the appropriate procedure for an executor’s removal, the validity of real property transactions pursuant to the terms of Living Trusts, the extent of a surviving spouse’s right to make decisions for incapacitated testator’s, the legitimacy of inter vivos gifts, and surviving spouse’s right to an elective share amongst other issues.