Category: Probate

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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The Probate Litigation Process: Here’s What You Need to Know

Thu Jun 30, 2022 | Estate Planning |

When someone dies, their estate must be admitted to probate in order to legally transfer their assets to their heirs. The process is court-supervised and is largely administerial, particularly when the will is clear and the personal representative is conscientious in performing their duties. Along the way, heirs, beneficiaries, and […]

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