When not handled properly, disputes over estates can divide families. They can take a great deal of time and expend a great deal of resources without being resolved effectively. That is one of the reasons why it is critical for your lawyer to be experienced in effective management of estate litigation.
At our Hollywood, Florida, law offices — Lee H. Schillinger, P.A. — we have been handling estate litigation for years. We are dedicated to protecting our clients’ interests by fighting hard and smart in contested matters in the probate courts.
Our aggressive advocacy is always backed by thorough legal and factual research including advice from highly qualified experts, such as handwriting analysts. We understand complex issues of estate litigation and are well-equipped to achieve the best possible results for our clients.
We represent personal representatives and beneficiaries, including for-profit companies, nonprofits and individuals, in a wide range of estate litigation related to wills and trusts:
- Lack of capacity
- Lack of the proper formalities
- Breach of fiduciary duty/abuse of powers of attorney
- Undue influence
- Existence of a prior will
When you are considering a will contest or other estate litigation, it is important to act quickly. Florida law allows only a short period of time to challenge a will. Contacting a lawyer as soon as possible is the smartest strategy.