Estate/Trust Fiduciary Litigation
Butler Snow has an active fiduciary litigation practice including representation of institutional and individual trustees, executors, and administrators in claims of breach of fiduciary duty. The firm also regularly represents interested parties in will contests and other estate disputes. Recent issues handled have included disputes among trust and estate beneficiaries, will contests, duties of trustees of life insurance trusts, unproductive/underproductive trust property matters, and claims of negligent trust administration.
One key to successful results in this arena for individual litigants is assessing the tax consequences of various outcomes. Our litigation lawyers team with our trust and estate tax lawyers to provide clients with the full range of advice.