The Business Trial Group is uniquely qualified to protect the interests of trust beneficiaries. Our attorneys are experienced in trust, estate and probate disputes and understand the sensitive and complex issues involved in this type of litigation.
The Business Trial Group works on a contingency-fee basis; the only fee we receive is a percentage of any recovery from your settlement or judgment. If we don’t resolve your case, you won’t be charged. With us, there are no hourly fees.
Trust and Estate Disputes
Trusts and estates are created to pass assets on to individuals, organizations and companies after the proprietors are deceased. Depending on the value of these assets, as well as the number of individuals involved, these types of disputes can be extremely time-consuming, contentious, and difficult to resolve without proper attorney representation.
Trusts agreements and wills cannot legally be created by people who:
- Are not of sound mind: This means that they are, due their mental or physical health, unable to make informed decisions about how to distribute their assets.
- Have been coerced or unduly influenced: It is not lawful for an outside party to intimidate or force an individual to make or alter these agreements.
These requirements are often the focal point of trust and estate disputes. Although many individuals create their wills in perfectly good health, others may do so near the end of their lives, when they may not be in good health. If a person is suffering from the late stages of Alzheimer’s, for example, it can be difficult for family members to determine whether that person was fully cognizant of his actions when he created the will.
“It can be shocking to discover a loved one’s will or trust has unexpectedly changed and you are excluded from your rightful inheritance. As a lawful beneficiary, you are entitled to dispute the contents or validity of a will or trust.” Attorney Reed Bloodworth
Although family trust disputes are very common, it is also possible for the owner of a company or organization to leave shares, property, valuable information or the business itself to pre-specified parties.
These disputes are particularly complicated in the aftermath of the owner’s death, because there are many different parties who may attempt to claim all or some of the business owner’s professional assets.
If the business owner passes away unexpectedly or prematurely, before having the chance to update the trust sufficiently, disputes can easily arise.
The bigger the company or organization, the more convoluted the legal implications may be.
Attorney assistance is essential for clients involved in trust and estate disputes with a business. Without proper legal representation, it is all too easy for your voice to be drowned out amongst all others attempting to claim the business assets in question.
Why Hire the Business Trial Group for Trust and Estate Litigation?
Many trust and estate disputes can be resolved through arbitration, but our unmatched resources as a national contingency-fee law firm uniquely position us to fight for our clients, even when cases have to go to trial. All of our attorneys have ample trial experience and are committed to taking whichever legal path is best for the client’s circumstances and needs.
Our process is comprehensive and thorough. Once you contact us, we will help you navigate every available legal option and investigate the legal precedents and additional context that could help your case.
To find out if your trust or estate dispute could warrant a legal claim, contact us confidentially through our no-fee, no-obligation form.