Probate Litigation


When disputes are unavoidable, you can have confidence knowing that the Probate Litigation attorneys at Kelley Kronenberg are experienced litigators, prepared to represent your interests both in and out of the courtroom. Our attorneys are equipped to handle matters from the initial pre-litigation investigation through trial and, if necessary, appeal.

Our team of experienced estate planning and probate litigation attorneys have tried complex, contested probate and trust matters in both state and federal courts across multiple states. Our skilled litigators have experience representing executors, trustees, beneficiaries, as well as institutional and private fiduciaries, in a wide range of matters, including:

  • Document Interpretation
  • Improper Asset Management
  • Self-dealing
  • Conflicts of interest
  • Improper administration and distributions
  • Accounting disputes
  • Petitions for court instructions
  • Reformation of instruments
  • Removal of fiduciaries
  • Undue influence
  • Lack of capacity
  • Fraud
  • Duress
  • Forgery

We understand the significant costs involved in litigation and offer cost-effective strategies and solutions to try to resolve disputes early on. Frequently, mediation or other forms of negotiated resolution are in our clients’ best interests. Our estate planning and probate litigation attorneys have extensive mediation training and the requisite experience to assist clients in preparing for, and participating in, the mediation process. Our attorneys routinely represent clients in litigation, trial, mediation, and other forms of alternative dispute resolution.