“Jim has helped me with several contested estate administrations involving claims against the estate, real estate disputes, and dysfunctional family members. As a professional personal representative, I appreciate his practical advice and understanding of the law."
Estate Administration Disputes
An estate administration requires the utmost care on the part of a Personal Representative. He or she owes a duty to creditors and beneficiaries to follow the law and properly administer the assets of the decedent. Estate administration disputes often involve allegations that the Personal Representative:
Family discord can also be the source of Estate Administration Disputes. Such disputes often involve:
Ambiguous Wills and Trusts
Occasionally a will or trust executed with sufficient mental capacity and free from any undue influence will nevertheless be ambiguous or unclear in its intent. The Court will hear arguments from competing parties about the decedent’s intent.
Jim Crist has been trying Estate Administration disputes for over 25 years. As an experienced probate court litigator, he understands these matters are often emotionally charged. Jim has represented personal representatives and beneficiaries. His experience has provided him with valuable insights necessary to determine the appropriate strategy for aggressively pursuing the goals of the client in estate administration disputes.
Call Jim Crist to discuss your case: 612-922-2260