It happens all too often: Someone passes away and his or her estate planning documents are unclear, were signed in haste or might otherwise be considered procured through fraud.
These are highly emotional conflicts for the people involved. People have lost a loved one and worry that he or she was taken advantage of late in life or that his or her wishes will not be carried out appropriately during probate administration.
Resolving Disputes In Probate
Avoiding probate is important, as it often is a costly and lengthy process, but many cases that involve will caveats end up there. Heirs, beneficiaries, estate executors and administrators each have specific goals and responsibilities, and they do not always fall in line with each other.
At The Maitland Law Firm, PLLC our Chapel Hill will contest attorneys can uphold our clients' rights and make sure all parties meet their legal responsibilities while we uncover the true intention of existing estate planning documents. We may need to investigate the state that the deceased was in when he or she drafted those documents or determine what/if state laws were violated or not upheld.
Our skill in dispute resolution is founded in our ability to uncover the facts and persuasively present arguments. Each of our estate administration attorneys has handled diverse cases that involve skill in both courtroom proceedings and settlement negotiation.
We never approach any two cases in exactly the same manner; when you work with The Maitland Law Firm, PLLC you work with a lawyer who will accommodate your needs and prioritize your goals, specifically.
Contact us online or by telephone at 919-914-0833 to discuss your options for estate law, probate and dispute resolution.