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Trusts & Estates Litigation and Dispute Resolution

Our collaborative team works with clients through every level of the trust & estate dispute process, to strategically focus on preserving the value of the estate and maintaining as many family relationships as possible, while still advocating for your goals.

Our Approach

Family dynamics, emotions, and high financial stakes make trusts and estates disputes especially challenging for all those involved and the number of these disputes is only increasing. We understand that you would prefer not to be in a dispute with family members and that legal fees are hardly the best use of the trust/estate assets. Our team of professionals, made up of estate planning, tax, litigation and alternative dispute resolution (ADR) practitioners, provides a supportive, holistic approach with an initial focus on resolving disagreements through negotiation efficiently and reasonably.

While we pride ourselves in finding ways to resolve such disputes creatively and outside of the courtroom when possible, we also understand that certain disagreements can only be resolved with the help of a formal process, involving a judge, arbitrator, or jury. Our seasoned, no-nonsense litigators and trial lawyers persuasively advocate for your rights, while mitigating the financial and emotional toll involved in trust and estate litigation. In addition to the negotiation table and the courtroom, our practitioners are also highly skilled in the appellate process, with a track record of proven results.

Clients Include

  • Beneficiaries
  • Individual trustees
  • Institutional trustees
  • Personal representatives


  • Trust and will contests
  • Tax issues
  • Fiduciary duty breach claims
  • Trustee removal cases
  • Undue influence claims
  • Fraudulent transfers
  • Improper use of family money
  • Creditor claims