PA Estate Litigation Attorneys

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Estate Litigation

When a loved one passes away, sometimes, contentious disputes can arise between beneficiaries and the estate administrator or executor. It can be difficult to come up with a resolution that would be in accordance with the decedent’s wishes. During such a difficult time, it may be a good idea to retain the services of our experienced estate litigation attorneys. Our firm has over 40 years of experience guiding clients through the complexities that may arise during an estate administration. We understand how difficult this process can be and we aim to make ease your stress while focused on effectively representing your needs. If you need an experienced estate litigation attorney to help you represent the best interests of your loved one, Friedman Schuman is here to help. Contact Friedman Schuman today to schedule a consultation.

Estate litigation services

In Pennsylvania, estate matters are litigated before the Orphans’ Court in the Court of Common Pleas in the county in which the decedent resided. The attorneys at Friedman Schuman are experienced in all areas of estate litigation. We are dedicated to helping clients with matters related to their loved one’s estate, including:

  • Contesting wills and trusts
  • Disputing will interpretations
  • Litigation related to removal of fiduciaries
  • Rights of a surviving spouse
  • Disputing estate accounts
  • Disputing estate surcharges
  • Litigation related to kinship disputes

Our attorneys are knowledgeable in representing spouses, executors, administrators, and other individuals who may have an interest in an estate. Friedman Schuman understands that losing a loved one is devastating. We are prepared to work diligently to help you avoid any additional stress during an already difficult time.

Contact an experienced Montgomery County estate litigation attorney

The attorneys at Friedman Schuman have the experience necessary to effectively protect your rights and interests. We understand that defending the integrity of a loved one’s estate can be a significant legal matter. Our firm provides a dedicated legal team that will work tirelessly to help you towards a positive resolution when resolving estate matters. Whether you are the executor of the will or a beneficiary with suspicions about a loved one’s estate, the attorneys at Friedman Schuman are here to help. To schedule a consultation with an experienced team of estate administration attorneys, contact Friedman Schuman today.

Our Wills Trusts & Estates Success Stories

Instituted various guardianship proceedings for payment of fees owed to long term-care providers.

Successfully petitioned for orphans in a dispute between a corporate trustee and the grantor of a minor’s trust.

Implemented a cryonic revocable trust.

Administered a multimillion-dollar estate with real estate located in several states.

Administered a multimillion-dollar estate that involved the sale of an operating business.

Administered an insolvent estate with gross in excess of $4 million that included business and real estate interests.

Implemented an installment purchase of limited partnership interests by using a sophisticated estate planning tool known as an “Intentionally Defective Grantor Trust” to protect appreciated assets from exposure to excessive federal estate tax.

Designed and implemented an estate plan for a high net worth real estate developer, including wills, revocable trusts, an irrevocable life insurance trust, charitable bequests and a long-term succession plan.

Completed a charitable lead trust for the benefit of a local university, resulting in income and estate tax savings for the donor and a transfer of $1 million to the university.

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