Estate & Trust Litigation Attorneys in Jackson, MS
There are many instances where a dispute may arise with respect to a trust or estate, as well as guardianships and conservatorships. These disputes often involve disagreements among beneficiaries or disagreements among beneficiaries and an executor and/or trustee. Some examples of the causes of these disputes include ambiguities in estate planning documents, allegations of undue influence or fraud, malfeasance, breaches of fiduciary duties, and misappropriation of estate and/or trust assets.
Recognizing that many of these types of disputes are among family members, we are mindful of these considerations and attempt to resolve these types of feuds by preserving familial relationships and attempting to avoid unnecessary costs and protracted litigation to the greatest extent possible. Nonetheless, we understand that, at times, trust and estate litigation is inevitable; and we have years of experience representing individual and institutional parties in these types of legal proceedings, including banks, trust companies and other corporate fiduciaries, beneficiaries, spouses, executors, trustees, guardians, and incapacitated persons etc.