While most estates proceed without litigation, sometimes the help of an estate litigation attorney is required. We have successfully counseled clients who wished to challenge the admission of wills to probate based on undue influence, duress, or lack of testamentary capacity. We have also advised executors of wills who were facing will contests.
The administrator or executor of an estate has a duty to the beneficiaries to take steps maximize the value of the estate and to avoid in self dealing. If you believe that misconduct may have occurred, or if the fiduciary is not timely distributing the assets of the estate, it is important to speak with an estate attorney to discuss your options.