Our Practices

Estate Planning

Our Probate Litigation and Estate Planning Practice Group consists of attorneys skilled in all aspects of probate litigation. Our probate litigators have extensive experience trying complex, contested probate matters, representing clients in state and federal courts. Our clients include beneficiaries as well as institutional and private fiduciaries.

Our Attorneys routinely assist clients in a variety of matters within this area of practice, including:

  • Estate Planning
  • Preparation of Wills
  • Trusts
  • Powers of Attorney
  • Designation of Health Care Surrogate
  • Life Insurance Planning
  • Asset Planning
  • Marital Agreements and Spousal Rights
  • Family Business Planning/Family Limited Partnerships
  • Estate and Gift Tax Planning
  • Charitable Planning
  • Estate, Trust and Probate Administration
  • Post-Mortem Planning
  • Probate/Trust Litigation
  • Guardianship Administration
  • Intellectual Property Issues

Our skilled litigators have experience representing executors, trustees or beneficiaries in cases where a Will or trust is contested, including handling document interpretation issues and disputes among beneficiaries or between beneficiaries and fiduciaries. Should the need for litigation arise, our Probate Litigation and Estate Planning Practice Group Attorneys are ready to represent our clients in these distinct personal areas of concern. We also recognize that mediation or other forms of negotiated resolution are frequently in our clients’ best interests. Our Attorneys have extensive mediation training and the requisite experience to assist clients in preparing for, and participating in, the mediation process.