Estate Litigation

Estate Litigation

Members of our Estates and Trust litigation group are well versed in issues involving estate planning and trust administration, and are experienced in mediating or litigating those issues. We provide clients with the consistency and continuity required to bring estate and trust controversies to successful conclusions.

We represent clients in a variety of cases, including, but not limited to:

  • will and trusts contests
  • judicial interpretation of wills and trusts
  • breach of fiduciary duty claims
  • challenges to testamentary capacity
  • dependent support claims
  • variation of trust proceedings
  • elections and claims pursuit
  • estate tax litigation
  • claims by or against estates
  • removal and/or replacement of executors and trustees
  • competency proceedings
  • passing of accounts
  • mediation of estate disputes
  • providing legal opinions regarding disputed matters
  • seeking guidance in respect of estate administration
  • assuming the role as administrator in contested estates

Whether we are representing institutional trustees or individuals in disputes between beneficiaries, we tailor our litigation strategies to resolve the dispute favorably and expeditiously.

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