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What is Probate Litigation?

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One of the most challenging things a person can go through is losing a loved one. Compounding the challenge is the legal complications and processes that can follow. Probate is one of those processes that can be very trying for an individual, especially if litigation is involved. When disputes arise over the division of a recently deceased's estate, it can be very difficult to resolve.

If you find yourself facing probate litigation, it is crucial that you reach out to our South Bay probate law firm right away. With years of experience under our belts, we know how to handle even the most complex probate litigation cases. Our Torrance probate attorney is passionate about helping individuals navigate this intricate and often overwhelming time. Call us today if you would like to schedule a free consultation!

Navigating Probate Litigation

When an individual passes away, their estate goes through the probate process. Probate is the court-supervised division of the deceased's assets and property. When family members or loved ones disagree with the court ruling or direction of the will or executor, it can result in litigation.

Some of the main examples of probate litigation include the following:

  • Contesting documents due to incapacity, fraud, or believed threats
  • Contesting any actions taken by trustees or executors
  • Bringing forward actions to recover property
  • Actions due to elder abuse (can be handled in both civil and probate court)

We can provide legal counsel for matters involving trustee removal, accounting disputes or errors, financial abuse, fiduciary claims, and issues regarding the legitimacy of a will or trust. With so much on the line, such as inheritance and invaluable family heirlooms, it is imperative that you do not leave such matters up to chance. You need a skilled probate litigator on your side today!

Contact our Torrance law firm today for counsel regarding your probate litigation. We are prepared to provide the legal representation you need.

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