Probate Litigation: Disputes Over Wills, Trusts And Estates

When a loved one passes away, implementing his or her wishes is not always straightforward. There may be lingering questions and uncertainties about what your loved one really wanted. A sloppy estate plan or poorly drafted documents only add to the confusion.

Emotions often run high in the aftermath of a loved one's death. Complex family dynamics and unmet expectations can also contribute to a high-stress situation. Ultimately, disputes may erupt over virtually any aspect of how the estate is handled.

We'll Take Your Concerns Seriously

At William A. Johnson, P.A., we understand the many legal and emotional complexities involved in these cases. The last thing you need is a lawyer who brushes your concerns aside or treats you as nothing more than just another file.

Here, we take a personal, compassionate approach to addressing important estate-related issues. Our attorney will apply nearly 25 years of experience to help you pursue a resolution that makes sense.

Whether you are a personal representative, trustee, heir, beneficiary or family member, you can count on us for trusted guidance on issues such as:

  • Disputes concerning the validity of the will, including:
    • Lack of testamentary capacity
    • Undue influence
    • Competing wills
    • Fraud, forgery or mistake
  • Disputes over the interpretation of a will or trust
  • Challenges to an estate accounting or valuation
  • Disputes over the appointment of a personal representative or trustee
  • Claims involving breach of fiduciary duty on the part of the personal representative or trustee
  • Contested guardianship proceedings

We also handle any disputes that arise during ancillary administrations for out-of-state clients. These secondary proceedings deal with any estate property in Florida.

Based in Melbourne, we handle probate litigation throughout Brevard County.

Get Experienced Legal Help

Have questions about contesting a will? Seeking guidance on how to defend against a probate claim? Whatever situation you are facing, get help from an experienced probate lawyer by calling 321-426-1865. Your initial consultation is free.