Trust & Probate Litigation

Protect your legacy

California Trust and Probate Lawyer

Trust, estate and probate litigation is a specialized area of the law requiring comprehensive knowledge of California laws pertaining to the creation and administration of trust, wills, estates and probate, in addition to, financial, tax, and familial components that come into play.

Common issues that arise in trust and estate litigation include:

  • Will and trust contests
  • Financial elder abuse
  • Undue influence
  • Lack of capacity
  • Fraud
  • Trust amendment and codicil contests
  • Compelling trustees or executors to account
  • Proceeding to surcharge trustees or executors
  • Removal of Trustees or executors
  • Obtaining trust or will information
  • Prohibited transferee care custodians
  • Modification of trust by consent of the beneficiaries
  • Modification or termination for changed circumstances
  • Disposition of trust property on termination
  • Actions by trustees and executors

We have an in-depth understanding of the complex litigation rules and procedures which apply to all phases of a case including motion practice, discovery, and trial to seek the right result in Court on your behalf.  We can clearly explain these issues and present options for reaching a solution that protects the legacy of the deceased as well as the interests of heirs and beneficiaries.