With instances of estate litigation increasing over the last several years, having a trusted advisor with a focus in dispute resolution is more important than ever. Whether a case is direct and clear cut, or a high-value and complex estate dispute, there’s no one you want in your corner more than the experienced litigators at McLennan Ross.
Our decades of experience working closely with clients and taking the proper approach allow us to settle contentious matters through alternative dispute resolution methods such as skilled negotiation or mediation. When litigation cannot be avoided, however, our goal is to solve issues as efficiently, strategically, and cost-effectively as possible.
Strategic solutions for contentious disputes.
Estate litigation is often emotionally charged and stressful. With our extensive experience and focus in litigation, we help clients navigate the court system with thoughtful guidance and skilled representation.
Whether pursuing a claim or defending against one, our clients include estate representatives, trustees, and beneficiaries. We assist with will challenges and will interpretations, contested estate administration and probate applications, the removal of executors, or the rectification of a defective will. We handle all manner of disputes between executors and beneficiaries, as well as disappointed beneficiary claims and with allegations of delay, mismanagement of estate assets, and lack of capacity.
Contact us today with any questions. We’re always here to help.
Our litigation experience at a glance:
- Breach of fiduciary duty
- Capacity litigation
- Contested wills
- Court applications
- Cross-border or multijurisdictional issues
- Dependents’ support claims
- Executor compensation
- Passing of accounts
- Rectification applications
- Removing an executor / estate trustee
- Spousal claims
- Trustee conflicts