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New York Estate Litigation

Pulvers, Pulvers & Thompson, L.L.P.’s New York estate planning, New York estate litigation and estate administration includes will contests, probate litigation and Surrogates Court cases that involve beneficiaries, claimants, trustees and executors.

Estate Litigation Lawyers in New York

Ensuring the proper distribution of an estate is a timely and complex process. It is common for the family members to disagree about the true intentions of the deceased. You may be entitled to part of the New York estate, or maybe a larger share of the estate, but have been denied what is entitled to you. Probate is the legal process of paying the debts of a deceased person and having their assets distributed accordingly. In legal terms, these assets are referred to as their "estate" until the assets are appropriately distributed. When there is a dispute that requires estate litigation lawyers in New York turn to the experts at Pulvers, Pulvers & Thompson, L.L.P. to assist you through these trying times.

  • Will contests
  • Beneficiary claims
  • Breach of a fiduciary duty
  • Estate mismanagement
  • Family disputes
  • Questioning the validity of wills based on fraud, duress, undue influence, coercion, lack of capacity, proper will execution, and testamentary intent
  • Trustees’ and executors’ accounts