Probate Litigation and Contested Wills
Central Florida Will Contest Lawyer
When a loved one dies and property needs to be divided, disputes can arise, even when the decedent has a solid estate plan in place. Issues can arise regarding the actions of the executor, or the mental state of the deceased may be called into question. Problems with creditors may need to be addressed. There may be a number of beneficiaries and some of them may not be happy. When this happens, you want an experienced attorney to protect your interests.
We built our practice on a commitment to listening and understanding. We know that every case is different, so we take the time to learn the unique aspects of your situation. We identify your specific goals, so that we can tailor our counsel to meet your needs. We seek to establish long-term relationships with our clients, with mutual trust as the foundation.
Our Probate Litigation Practice
We represent executors, administrators, personal representatives, trustees, heirs and other parties with an interest in an estate. We handle cases involving contested wills as well as contested trusts. Frequently, we are asked to advise parties in situations where the will or trust was not drafted by an attorney, but was found in a form book or online. Regardless of the complexity of your document or your situation, we can help you understand all of the legalities involved and develop a strategic approach to your situation
We work with clients in all types of probate disputes such as:
- Challenges to the validity of a will, whether based on the competency of the party making the will or the existence of additional or subsequent documents that contradict the will
- Questions regarding whether a fiduciary has breached his or her duties to the estate and to the beneficiaries
- Failure to name/identify assets, such as retirement funds, in a will or trust
- Creditor disputes
We also offer mediation services in probate disputes such as:
- Clearing titles of real estate
- Homestead issues
- Administrating trust or estates with difficult beneficiaries
To learn more, see our mediation page.
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