Fiduciary Litigation

Litigation attorneys experienced in trust, estate and fiduciary disputes

Capabilities at a glance

  • The combined resources of an experienced estate and trust legal team with a robust litigation group.
  • We are experienced at dispute resolution and finding successful ways to avoid matters needing to reach trial, to the benefit of our clients.
  • Legal services delivered with care and clear communication. Our knowledge of family dynamics and the skills needed to manage them often figures heavily in these matters.

A strategic approach to fiduciary disputes

We represent fiduciaries and beneficiaries involved in trust contests, will disputes, attempted removal or surcharges of trustees, will and trust constructions, and other fiduciary litigation. Drawing on the combined resources of a long-established Estate, Trust & Wealth Preservation Practice Group and a strong bench of litigators, we achieve solid results efficiently and effectively. We assist clients in negotiating, mediating and resolving what are often challenging matters with sensitivity and compassion through a variety of methods, including arbitration and mediation, or at trial.

Successful resolution of a range of estate and trust matters

Quarles attorneys have successfully litigated fiduciary matters across a wide range of issues, including claims of breach of fiduciary duty, undue influence, lack of testamentary capacity and intentional interference with inheritance. In addition to fiduciaries and individuals, we represent charities named as beneficiaries in preserving their donors' intentions. 

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