Our California lawyers are ready to counsel and represent you through the difficult issues that sometimes arise regarding administration of a trust or probate estate; appointment of a guardian or conservator for an incapacitated individual; or possible exploitation of a vulnerable adult through the California courts.
These emotional and sensitive subjects are handled with a great deal of empathy and understanding. Our knowledgeable probate and trust lawyers are conscientious and caring while the probate is administered, completing the process as swiftly and as economically, as possible. The probate legal services range from counseling the personal representative to opening the estate to administering the estate, from distribution of estate assets to ensuring federal and state estate taxes are properly addressed.
Our California probate lawyers offer legal advice to personal representatives, beneficiaries, and other interested parties in issues regarding probate and trust administration and as well as, will contests and disputes relating to other life planning such as health care and powers of attorney. Probate litigation may include exploitation of vulnerable adults, elder abuse and require appointment of a guardian or establishment of a conservatorship.
Probate litigation cases are often disputes among family members or clashes arising from a family member attempting to protect an elderly or disabled relative. However, they could include attempts to recover money and/or property from a caregiver, ‘trusted advisor’, or a significant other. These highly emotional and sensitive subjects are handled with empathy and expertise by our probate attorneys.
Our team of seasoned attorneys possesses an abundance of knowledge and expertise in navigating the intricate disputes that can arise in the administration of trusts and estates. We are well-versed in the legal principles and procedures that are inherent in these types of cases and are fully equipped to handle any manner of issues that may arise, including breaches of fiduciary duty, undue influence, lack of testamentary capacity, and fraud. We are also recognized experts in interpreting the terms of trusts and wills, as well as in the intricacies of navigating the probate court system.
We take great pride in providing our clients with highly personalized and comprehensive representation. Our objective is to safeguard the rights of our clients and to guide them through the often emotionally charged and complex process of trust and probate litigation. With our extensive knowledge, experience, and unwavering commitment, we have assisted numerous clients in achieving their goals and in securing successful outcomes in their cases.
We are cognizant that trust and probate litigation can be a challenging and overwhelming experience for individuals and families. In light of this, we are dedicated to providing our clients with transparent and timely communication throughout the course of the proceedings. Our clients can rest assured that they will always have access to their dedicated attorney and will have a comprehensive understanding of the status of their case and the next steps to be taken.
If you are facing a trust and probate dispute, please do not hesitate to contact us. We are here to provide you with the expertise and guidance necessary to navigate this process with confidence.