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Estate Litigation

Not all estate administration matters are the same. In fact, we’ve seen high value and complex estate and trust disputes arise that require dispute resolution and contentious court proceedings. Whether you are an estate trustee, beneficiary, estate representative or another party – our Edmonton estate litigation lawyers can provide you with cost-effective legal solutions for your estate litigation matters. Estate litigation lawyers are trained to deal with this very contentious area of law and also understand family dynamics and will take an effort to explain every step of your claim to you so that you’re fully aware of all the pros and cons. Our estate litigation lawyers will also give you legal advice and representation that best represents your interests. Contact our law firm today to book a consultation to see how we can help.

Types of Different Estate and Trust Disputes

Estate and trust disputes can arise in numerous instances. Which is why estate planning is critical – so that your loved ones and other parties have minimal room to interject after you have passed away. However, if individuals have not done proper estate planning or if disputes arise after you have passed away – there is legal recourse available.

Here are some types of estate litigation matters that we have assisted clients with (please note this list is not exhaustive and we are able to assist on all types of estate litigation matters if your claim has merit):

  • Passing of accounts
  • Trust variations
  • Guardianship matters
  • Court applications
  • Breach of duty or gross misconduct by executors
  • Executor compensation
  • Disputes involving administration of an estate or trust
  • Cross-border and multijurisdictional legal issues
  • Challenges to Wills
  • Will and Trust interpretations
  • Dependant support and relief claims
  • Defence of solicitor negligence
  • Quantum Merit Claims
  • Removing estate trustee/executors
  • Incapacity claims
  • Unjust enrichment
  • Individuals left out of a will
  • Appealing how assets are distributed
  • Ascertaining the validity of a will
  • Securing a copy of the will after death
  • Dealing with family members when a will was changed or challenged before death
  • Defending the division of assets
  • Appealing the management of the funds of the estates
  • Acting for third parties or interested parties not included in the will
  • And more

How can an Edmonton Estate litigation lawyer help me?

Estate and trust challenges can be very complex areas of law that are accompanied by high emotion – especially during times of grief when a loved one has passed on. Hiring an Edmonton litigation lawyer can ensure that your best interests and rights are protected – whether you are an executor, beneficiary or another interested party. If you are experiencing disputes involving an estate or trust – contact an estate litigation lawyer today to review your case details. 

Book a consultation with our Edmonton estate litigation lawyers today

At Verhaeghe Law Office – our Edmonton estate litigation lawyers can assist on a wide variety of estate litigation matters and have been doing so since our firm was founded. If you need immediate legal assistance from an Edmonton estate litigation lawyer – contact our law firm today to book a consultation with a member of our legal team. You can book a consultation by filling out our online contact form, live chat with one of our agents or by dialing 587-410-2500 today.

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