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If you have been treated unfairly under a will or an intestacy, you may have an estate litigation claim. Similarly, if you have witnessed a relative fall victim to improper behaviour surrounding their estate, he/she or his/her executor may require legal assistance.
A complex area of law, estate litigation often has the dual distinction of being financially driven and emotionally charged. Estate litigators require a unique skill set that combines dexterity in mediation and negotiation along with a meticulous understanding of estate law and family dynamics. Hobbs Giroday’s record of success Reported Cases in estate disputes demonstrates our proficiency in this practice area.
Lawyers David Hobbs and Ian Giroday discuss Estate Litigation in this video:
Our Vancouver estate litigation lawyers have expertise in a wide range of trust and estate disputes, including:
Counselling clients through the probate process and acting for those contesting probate in an estate dispute.
Validity of Wills
Helping clients contest whether a will is authentic or not.
Wills Variation Claims Under WESA
Challenging whether a will provides adequate provision for the maintenance and support of the surviving spouse and children.
Advising trustees and committees on their roles; and assisting beneficiaries with breach of trust and other claims.
Estate Litigation Articles:
- Are you a Child under WESA? April 27, 2018
- Removing and Replacing a Personal Representative of an Estate April 11, 2018
- A Rare But Effective Way to Recover Your Property Rights January 3, 2018
- Curing Deficiencies in Wills December 19, 2017
- What are Legal and Moral Duties? April 20, 2017
If you are unsure whether or not you have a claim against or relating to an estate, contact us to evaluate your case at no charge.
Please be aware that time is of the essence in this area of law. For some estate litigation issues in Vancouver, such as Wills Variation Under WESA actions there is a small window of opportunity available to challenge the will.
If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to call us at 604-669-6609
Lawyers David Hobbs and Ian Giroday recently conducted a Community Lecture on Wills and Estate Disputes.
You can also listen to a recording of David Hobbs and Ian Giroday discussing Estate Litigation and other issues about estates.