Dispute Resolution

Disputes arise over the validity or meaning of documents, the administration of estates or trusts, or rights of distribution. Our Dispute Resolution Department is highly experienced in all levels of contested matters, including the following:

  • The rights and duties of beneficiaries and fiduciaries relating to every type of trust, estate, guardianship and conservatorship proceeding;
  • Litigation, both pursuing and defending every type of trust, estate, conservatorship and guardianship proceeding. Our attorneys have experience in every phase of court proceedings, including initial pleadings, discovery, law and motion, and trial.
  • Settlement negotiations and mediation to resolve disputes;
  • Appellate matters involving trusts, estates, conservatorships and guardianships.

The Firm represents numerous clients in extremely sensitive, complex and high-profile matters, who obtain not only an extraordinary level of legal service in a cost-effective manner, but the greatest amount of confidentiality permitted by law.