Estate Litigation

“Death is not the end. There remains the litigation over the estate.” – Ambrose Bierce

When a will is prepared, the vast majority of the time it is done so with kindness and careful consideration. Unfortunately, some wills may deal with an estate in a manner that is unfair to those persons that the deceased owes obligations to. This may have been done intentionally, or accidentally.

In an estates practice, there are a few main areas that arise and may lead to estate litigation. Those areas are as follows:

  1. A wills variation action;
  2. A joint tenancy dispute;
  3. An intestate deceased (when there is no will); and
  4. Validity of a will.

More information about each of the above areas can be found in the links on the right.

If you are faced with any of the above noted challenges, or any other dispute over an estate, we would be pleased to discuss it with you. These situations arise at difficult times, however, early legal advice is always recommended.