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Category: Probate

When is the Right Time to Hire a Lawyer in an Estate Dispute?

Fri Apr 28, 2023 | Estate Litigation |

Estate disputes can be incredibly delicate situations. Many people are reluctant to engage a lawyer too quickly for fear of poisoning the well and foreclosing any amicable resolution. On the other hand, valuable assets can be lost or beneficiaries and others can lose their rights if they wait too long. […]

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Avoidable Issues That Can Lead to Probate Litigation

Fri Feb 17, 2023 | Probate |

In some cases, probate litigation is simply unavoidable and may, in fact, be the best way to resolve a dispute. Unfortunately, many probate disputes could be avoided if people were more proactive when it comes to their estate planning. As experienced probate litigation attorneys, we thought we would review some […]

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What You Need to Prove in a Fiduciary Duty Claim

Fri Dec 16, 2022 | Probate |

When an estate is admitted to probate, the personal representative owes a fiduciary duty to the beneficiaries of the estate. When conflicts arise between the personal representative and the beneficiaries, one of the most common claims that is made is that the personal representative has breached their fiduciary duty. While […]

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How to Choose the Right Probate Attorney

Wed Aug 31, 2022 | Probate |

It can be overwhelming to lose a loved one. Unfortunately, one of the biggest tasks you now face is navigating the settling of the estate, which likely means navigating the probate process. From appointing the personal representative to distributing the estate’s assets to the beneficiaries, the process can be too […]

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