Litigation In Trust And Probate Matters

The attorneys at Anastasi & Nielsen have spent their entire legal careers working hard to help people with matters related to estate planning and the administration of estates. In some situations, there are disputes that prevent things from going according to plan.

If you find yourself in such a situation, you need an experienced attorney to protect your interests. Our lawyers have helped with many different types of litigation associated with estate planning and administration.

Trust Litigation

Trust litigation can be either an attack on a trust or the defense of a trust. Anastasi & Nielsen can handle representing either a trustee or a beneficiary in trust litigation which includes: challenges to the validity of trusts, interpretations of trust provisions, removal of a trustee, demand of an accounting or a breach of trust.

Trustees are represented in regard to their fiduciary duties under the trust, including defending trustee actions and enforcing claims on behalf of the trust. Beneficiaries need representation to assert their rights under the trust and sometimes to correct wrongful actions by a trustee.

Some disputes end up in court, but many can be resolved through alternative dispute resolution. At Anastasi & Nielsen, we can help guide you to the most efficient method of resolving a trust dispute.

Probate Litigation

Probate litigation often comes down to a challenge of the will based on fraud, lack of capacity or undue influence. Sometimes it is necessary to assert or defend claims on the estate. These challenges often add to the time and expenses associated with probate, and can place a severe financial strain upon the family.

Anastasi & Nielsen is equipped to handle these claims. Our attorneys have over 40 years of combined legal experience helping people litigate probate and trust matters. Whether you are looking to contest a will or enforce the validity of estate planning documents, we are here to help.

Schedule Your Free Consultation

To find out more about what our lawyers can do for you in your situation, feel free to call our San Jose office at 408-780-3580 or by sending us an email. We will help you determine what approach you need to take to accomplish your specific goals.