Trust Litigation Attorney in Irvine CA
How A Probate & Trust Dispute Attorney Can Help
Even though a loved one has passed away with a comprehensive estate plan in place, difficulties can arise when there are disagreements between the trustee and beneficiaries. In the event of a dispute, Hamud Law Group helps their clients navigate trust litigation issues. We help our clients unravel the complexities of litigation by providing clear communication throughout the process.
Trust & Probate Litigation is a complex and highly technical area of the law and can include disputes stemming from any of the following:
- Breach of fiduciary duties
- Trust contests
- Will contests
- Removal of a trustee
- Removal a power of attorney, conservator, or guardian
- Demands for trustee surcharge
- Accounting disputes
- Allegations of incapacity
- Allegations of undue influence
- Recovery of assets and title disputes Pursuant to Probate Code Section 850
- Financial elder abuse allegations
- Creditor claims
- Interpretation of trust provisions
In addition to disputes between trustees and beneficiaries, contests can arise when one party claims a trust is invalid due to the incapacity of the person signing the document. Trust & Probate Litigation is a highly technical area of law. There are many timelines which must be followed to ensure you are able to seek the legal remedy you are looking for. Trust & Probate litigation should be handled by those with experience in this area of law, so you can ensure your interests are being protected.
At Hamud Law Group, we help people all across Orange County, California, untangle these disputes in the most cost effective way. Our litigation experience and familiarity with all aspects of trust and estate law provide you with the valuable service you are looking for during this difficult time.
How Is Hamud Law
Hamud Law Group has over a decade of trial experience in Orange, Los Angeles, Riverside, and San Diego counties. We do not shy away from seeing cases all the way through to trial if that is in the client’s best interest. We craft each step of the litigation process to be purposeful and cost-effective. Our goal is to drive your position forward, rather than waste your time and money on legal maneuvers that will not get you to where you want to be.
What is Trust Litigation?
Trust Litigation refers to the legal disputes that arise when there are disagreements between the trustee and beneficiaries over the terms of a trust or the actions of the trustee.
What is Probate Litigation?
Probate Litigation involves disputes that arise during the probate process, such as contests over the validity of a will, claims by creditors against the estate, or claims against the executor for breach of fiduciary duty.
What is Fiduciary Duty?
Fiduciary Duty refers to the legal obligation of a trustee or executor to act in the best interests of the beneficiaries or heirs of a trust or estate.
What is a Breach of Fiduciary Duty?
Breach of Fiduciary Duty occurs when a trustee or executor fails to act in the best interests of the beneficiaries or heirs, such as by mismanaging the assets of the trust or estate, engaging in self-dealing, or failing to provide the necessary information.
What is a Trust Litigation Attorney?
A Trust Litigation Attorney is a lawyer who specializes in representing clients in legal disputes over trusts, such as disputes over the terms of a trust, the actions of a trustee, or the rights of beneficiaries.
How Long Does Probate Litigation take?
The length of time for Probate Litigation varies depending on the complexity of the case and the court’s schedule. It can take several months to several years to resolve a probate dispute.