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Trust & Estate Litigation

Some matters are more personal than others. Trust and estate disputes often involve controversy between family members, beneficiaries, heirs, and fiduciaries. These disputes can quickly become emotionally charged, and the issues are legally and procedurally complex.

Bentley Goodrich Kison understands the sensitive nature of the issues at the heart of many trust and estate disputes. The attorneys will tailor a unique strategy that best fits your specific legal needs and sets realistic expectations for your case, taking into account the emotional toll these cases can place on you.

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Bentley Goodrich Kison has a team of experienced trial attorneys who represent clients in disputes involving trusts and estates. Our experience includes litigating trust and probate disputes including:

  • Will contests
  • Trust contests
  • Claims for breach of fiduciary duty
  • Claims for breach of duty of loyalty
  • Beneficiary disputes
  • Judicial construction of wills and trusts
  • Modification of wills and trusts
  • Claims for lack of capacity
  • Claims for undue influence
  • Accounting actions

Our team will work with you to navigate the complex, and often very personal, legal and procedural aspects of these trust and estate disputes.