Protecting Your Interests When Estate Disputes Arise
Tension between family members can run high after a loved one passes. Will contests and other disputes over inheritance can enflame matters, making it difficult for all parties to settle the estate and attend to their grief.
When estate and probate disputes arise, it is critical to have a knowledgeable legal ally by your side. Since 1977, our team at Corash & Hollender, P.C., has offered compassionate and skilled representation to clients throughout Staten Island. Whether you need assistance taking legal action or defending against a lawsuit, you can rely on us to protect your interests throughout your case.
Common Conflicts That Emerge During Estate Administration And Probate
Our attorneys have decades of experience resolving elder law concerns, designing estate plans and helping clients navigate the administration or probate process in New York. They draw on this insight when they examine the circumstances surrounding the estate dispute and determine the most expeditious manner to handle the issue.
They are equipped to resolve a variety of conflict, such as:
- Will contests tied to claims of undue influence, duress, fraud or other issues
- Inheritance disputes
- Contested probate
- Breach of fiduciary duty
While these types of conflicts are among the most common issues we handle, we do not take a cookie-cutter approach to addressing them. We will advise you honestly and give your straightforward answers to your questions before customizing our strategy according to your unique circumstances and goals.
Estate litigation can be costly, public affair when parties turn to the court to interfere. At Corash & Hollender, P.C., we strive to resolve matters outside the courtroom. Negotiation and other forms of alternative dispute resolution (ADR) not only save our clients money and time. They also keep sensitive matters out of the public realm.
If we are not able to secure the outcome that you deserve through negotiation; however, we will not hesitate to advocate for you in court. Our attorneys are respected litigators throughout the area, having compiled an impressive record of success for clients in New York courtrooms.
Learn More About How We Can Help You Today
We offer free consultations to all prospective clients because we want you to know your options before you take action. Arrange your meeting via our online form or by calling our Staten Island office at 718-691-1669.