Even the most thoughtfully crafted estate plan can be vulnerable to litigation. In estate and trust cases, the driving force is often emotional in nature. Although Ms. Lavie’s philosophy is to avoid litigation whenever possible, sometimes a timely settlement is not possible.
Representative proceedings include:
- Will Contests
- Breach of Fiduciary Duty
- Lack of Capacity/Undue Influence
- Removal of Personal Representative (Executor) or Trustee
- Elective Share Proceedings
- Partition Proceedings