Probate, Trust and Estate Litigation

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Seattle Probate Litigation Attorney

Did your family always fight over the holidays? Old family feuds can get worse after the death of a loved one and family tensions can reach boiling point during the estate distribution. All of this can lead to probate litigation and dispute resolution. We understand that in certain cases litigation is the only method of resolution and our probate litigation attorneys will not hesitate to advocate strongly on your behalf in court.

For many reasons probate, trust and estate litigation can be very complex. Our experienced probate litigation attorneys will prepare you by providing counsel on pre-litigation strategies, analyze potential risk as well as documentation review. We then apply creative problem solving to secure a favorable resolution for you.

Probate, Trust & Estate Litigation includes disputes regarding:

  • Contested wills
  • Improper disbursement of estates
  • Issues regarding personal representative, executor or trustee of estates
  • Trust litigation
  • Claims against fiduciaries

TEDRA – Trust and Estate Dispute Resolution Act

We are strong proponents of alternative dispute resolution and legal solutions that include mediation. Whenever possible, we encourage our clients to amicably and respectfully resolve their probate disputes. The provisions in Washington State’s TEDRA allow for resolution of disputes regarding trusts and estates through out of court processes such as mediation, arbitration and agreement. Our TEDRA attorneys have significant experience representing heirs as well as defending estates under TEDRA actions. Call us today to see how we can help you.

Proactive Planning, Sensible Solutions

In every case we handle, we underline the importance of practical planning in order to reach a solution for your case. Proper estate planning is key to avoiding any unpleasant family feuds regarding estate distribution.

Call us today and see how we can help (206) 624-6271.