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Trust & Estate Litigation

Sean M. Byrne, Esq. of Bach, Jacobs & Byrne, P.A. is an experienced trust, estate, and guardianship litigator, representing clients in a variety of disputes. Sean has experience on both sides of trust, estate, and guardianship litigation, having represented both fiduciaries (trustees, personal representatives, and guardians) and beneficiaries. Litigation can arise in various ways – common issues are:

-Challenges to a Will or Trust
-Contested guardianship
-Allegations of breach of Trust or breach of fiduciary duty

Sean has represented both corporate fiduciaries and family fiduciaries in defending testamentary documents and fighting against allegations that a personal representative or trustee breached a duty to beneficiaries.
With an awareness of sometimes delicate family dynamics and the impact of litigation on long-term family relations, Bach, Jacobs & Byrne, P.A. will assess your case, explore options for resolving the dispute, including out-of-court settlement, and be prepared to litigate the case all the way to trial if necessary.

What are legally valid grounds to challenge a Will or Trust?
Legally valid grounds to challenge a Will or Trust
-Lack of proper formalities in executing the document
-Undue influence on testator
-Lack of testamentary capacity
-Fraud

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