Will contests and other probate matters bring with them multiple complexities, both personal and legal. They can be particularly disruptive to family life— pitting relative against relative in courtroom battles. McManis Faulkner understands that probate litigation often involves difficult and highly emotionally charged circumstances. Our trial team has the expertise to thoroughly and thoughtfully evaluate these cases in a compassionate manner and render sound legal advice with the goal of prompt and economical resolution, inside or outside the court system.
McManis Faulkner attorneys have the ability to discern when mediation or arbitration are in our client's best interests, and we are experienced in working with alternative dispute resolution providers to obtain successful results for our clients. We bring significant expertise to our representation of individuals, professional fiduciaries, and beneficiaries in all aspects of probate litigation. Our record includes successful resolution of such matters as the validity of wills and trusts, the conduct of trustees, conservators and personal representatives, and claims for distribution from estates and trusts.