Estate litigation generally refers to legal proceedings to resolve disputes over the assets of a deceased family member. Most often, this involves challenges to a will, either to have it varied or to have it declared void. At Devry Smith Frank LLP (DSF) our extensive experience in developing estate plans, business succession plans, drafting wills and trusts and working with executors, administrators, trustees, guardians and attorneys for property management allows us to provide outstanding advice and guidance when matters become contentious. This could happen when an individual is being left out of a deceased’s will and believes that they are entitled to a share. Our estate litigation lawyers in Barrie are here to act in your best interest and in accordance with the law.
Knowing where to begin in matters of contesting a will can be extremely difficult. DSF estates litigation lawyers have practiced law in the GTA since 1964 and are qualified to advise clients on how to proceed while providing support from start to finish when challenging the validity of a will.
Common estates litigation grounds on which you may challenge the validity of a will include:
In addition to will challenges, you can rely on DSF’s estate litigation lawyers to handle issues such as:
At DSF, we know that matters of estate litigation often come with a great deal of emotional pain along with legal and financial aspects. For more than 50 years, DSF has handled estate litigation cases with the compassion and expertise required to get our clients the results they deserve. Our estate litigation lawyers in Barrie are always ready to sit down at any time and discuss your legal needs.
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