Estate Litigation - Mediation & Resolution
Estate litigation is a niche area of law requiring thorough knowledge of rules, conventions and procedures. Having acted on numerous high-profile will and estate disputes, we provide analytical abilities along with assertive negotiation skills while respecting family dynamics and best interests.
Our diverse experience includes matters relating to mediation, insurance issues, matrimonial and dependent’s relief, mental capacity and substitute decision-making, fiduciary duty, personal planning and estate administration, guardianships, property disputes, agricultural law, and issues relating to individuals with special needs.
Clients turn to us for assistance in disputes concerning the validity and interpretation of wills, claims concerning the administration of estates, claims against trustees, claims for support of dependents under the Succession Law Reform Act, applications for removal or substitution of trustees and variation of trusts, review of trustees’ actions, claims for compensation, and estate accounting.
In addition to representing individuals and trust companies, many of our cases are referrals from other professionals including accountants, insurance brokers, bankers, and other lawyers who recognize our depth of expertise in this area.