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Trust & Estate Litigation Attorneys

The Sherman Oaks trust litigation attorneys at Stevenson Law Office represent clients in trusts and estates litigation throughout Los Angeles County and Southern California. Despite the best laid estate plans, disputes often arise among beneficiaries and between beneficiaries and fiduciaries during estate administration. We are here to help resolve conflicts in our clients’ best interests.

What is Trust Litigation?

Unfortunately, the living trust and estate administration process is not always amicable or routine. We represent fiduciaries and individuals in the litigation and mediation of trust and estate matters, whether a will or trust contest, a claim against the estate, or a dispute over the administration of a trust.  Stevenson Law Office understands the applicable laws and procedural rules governing probate administration and litigation and trusts, and possesses the advocacy skills necessary to successfully resolve inheritance disputes.

Our estates and trust lawyers in Los Angeles are qualified to represent individual and corporate trustees, administrators, executors, conservators, beneficiaries, and other interested parties in all manner of litigation related to trusts and estates, including but not limited to:

  • Breach of fiduciary duties
  • Trust contests
  • Will contests
  • Removal of a trustee
  • Removal a power of attorney, conservator, or guardian
  • Demands for trustee surcharge
  • Accounting disputes
  • Creditor claims
  • Interpretation of trust provisions
  • Allegations of incapacity and/or undue influence
  • Recovery of assets and title disputes (i.e., Probate Code Section 850 petitions)
  • Disputes of community property or quasi-property rights
  • Elder abuse allegations involving financial exploitation and physical abuse
  • Mediations, trials, and appeals

Practice Areas

Contested estate matters and related trust litigation often compound the pain associated with the death of a loved one. Our Sherman Oaks trusts and estates lawyers handle litigation with the appropriate levels of sensitivity and compassion, while never sacrificing our clients’ legal rights and interests.

Seek Advice & Representation from a Knowledgeable Living Trusts Lawyer in Sherman Oaks

If you are involved in an inheritance-related dispute that could be headed toward litigation, do not hesitate to contact Stevenson Law Office to speak with an experienced Sherman Oaks trust litigation attorney. We are exceptionally qualified to handle estate litigation based on our knowledge of estate planning and administration, trust and probate procedure, and civil litigation and trial practice.