Litigation

In a perfect world, all wills would be clearly drafted, interpreted and honored; all trusts would be seamlessly implemented as written; the rights of beneficiaries and the wishes of decedents would be understood; fiduciaries would act with the utmost skill and diligence; and all parties would act in good faith.  Unfortunately, in the real world, controversies do arise regarding wills and trusts because of ambiguities, competing interests or dishonest intentions.  Robert D. Borteck, P.C. is a premier estate litigation law firm capable of representing your interests in any estate-related controversy.

Our estate litigation experiences include:

  • Will Contests
  • Elective Share Claims/Defense
  • Undue influence claims
  • Contested Guardianships
  • Trust Administration disputes
  • Will and Trust Construction disputes
  • Breach of fiduciary duty claims
  • Accounting actions
  • Federal and state tax disputes
  • Business and asset valuation disputes
  • Challenges to investment decisions and results
  • Removal and surcharge of fiduciaries
  • Breach of buy/sell agreements
  • Disputes involving charitable trusts and foundations
  • Applications for Cy Pres

The attorneys of Robert D. Borteck, P.C. are dedicated, hard-working, results-driving litigators, armed with knowledge, skills and decades of experience in estate litigation.  We are prepared to dedicate our efforts to your matter as is necessary and appropriate in any litigation.  Nevertheless, we recognize that mediation or other forms of negotiated resolution are frequently in our clients’ best interests, and we are experienced in preparing for and participating in that process.

Frequently in estate-related matters it is necessary to work closely with other professionals to provide our clients with multidisciplinary services.  Our attorneys have significant experience working with tax, medical and financial professionals.

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If you would like to consult with one of our attorneys to discuss a contested estate related matter, or a potential matter, please contact our office to make an appointment.