Estate Litigation

Nashville Estate Litigation Lawyer

Our Nashville Probate Attorney Can Fight for the Outcome You Need

Sadly, there are occasions in which an individual may challenge the validity of a Will or a creditor can place a claim on the estate to secure payment. You could face a great deal of opposition in this situation, so it is important to know what steps you can take to pursue the outcome that you need. There are various ways that an individual could contest a Will, including the following:

  • Undue influence claims - The individual was unjustly influenced by a third party when preparing their Will or was bribed or threatened when preparing the Will.
  • Claims of breach of fiduciary duty - This can occur with an abuse of powers of attorney, such as when the entrusted individual changes / creates a Will for the incapacitated individual that unjustly names beneficiaries contrary to the individual's wishes.
  • Lack of Competency of the Testator - The person signing a Will must have the legal capacity to sign a Will.

Another aspect of estate litigation involves the various issues related to administration of a trust. If you are seeking to modify a trust, to change a trustee, or if you wish to file a breach of fiduciary duty claim, then you can look to my firm for the skillful and experienced representation that you need on your side. I am David Whittaker, Attorney at Law, and I have the skills to settle these matters or fight them on your behalf.

Facing an estate litigation matter?

I have been serving the residents of Nashville, Tennessee in various probate and estate litigation matters for a number of years, and you can be sure that I will put this experience to work for you in the situation that you face. I offer a free case evaluation so that you may gain some insight as to how I may approach your specific case without making any financial commitment to my firm. Contact me today to discuss your situation and to begin the process of pursuing the results that you need for your family.

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