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Probate Litigation

Probate Litigation Attorneys

The probate litigation lawyers of the Law Firm of Berkshire & Burmeister assist clients throughout Nebraska and western Iowa with estate and probate litigation matters. We handle disputes and contests related to probate estates and trust agreements. When you need an attorney to help you file in probate court or respond to a disputed matter, contact our office to speak with one of our experienced probate litigation attorneys.

Trust and Probate Disputes Our Nebraska Probate Litigation Attorneys Handle

Our attorneys are well-trained, experienced legal advocates who are abundantly qualified to handle all types of probate and trust litigation, including the extremely complex probate litigation cases. Our attorneys have over 140 years of combined legal experience.

We represent family members, beneficiaries, trustees, personal representatives, fiduciaries, heirs, and other parties in probate and trust disputes, including but not limited to:

  • Will Contests and Disputes
  • Trust Disputes
  • Breach of Fiduciary Duty Claims
  • Undue Influence Claims
  • Actions Taken Under a Power of Attorney
  • Conservatorship or Guardianship Disputes
  • Removal of a Trustee, Personal Representative, or Fiduciary
  • Asset Valuation Disputes
  • Creditor Disputes
  • Mental Competency Disputes
  • Forgery Allegations
  • Accounting and Distribution Disputes

Unfortunately, there are many issues that family members may dispute when probating an estate. If you believe you have a valid dispute or you need to defend an estate or trust from a dispute, Berkshire & Burmeister will work diligently to help you resolve the matter.

How Can Our Law Firm Help You with Probate Litigation?

Probate litigation and trust ligation is a time-consuming, complicated matter. Before a matter is ready to be argued in court, an attorney needs to evaluate the merits of the claim, investigate the claim, research case law and statutes, and develop a strategy for the case. Extensive work is required to prepare to argue a dispute in probate court. Significant experience, resources, skills, and knowledge are required to win a disputed probate matter.

The attorneys of Berkshire & Burmeister have extensive experience defending contested and disputed matters in probate court. They also have extensive experience in investigating claims and filing challenges to wills, trusts, guardianships, and conservatorships. Whether you are alleging fraud, capacity, compliance, or other wrongdoing, we understand the steps necessary to build a strong case in your favor.

We Are Highly Effective Negotiators as Well as Skilled Trial Attorneys

In addition to talented and skilled trial attorneys, our probate litigation lawyers are also trained negotiators.

Probate litigation can be expensive and time-consuming. Whenever possible, we use our successful negotiating skills to resolve probate disputes and conflicts as quickly and efficiently as possible to save you time and money. We also strive to minimize conflict and resolve disputes through mediation and negotiation whenever possible to preserve relationships between family members.

However, if settlement is not possible, we are aggressive trial attorneys. We do not shy away from taking a matter to court if that is what is necessary to achieve justice for our clients. Our Nebraska probate law firm uses all of the combined resources of our attorneys and staff members to protect our clients’ best interests inside and outside of the courtroom.

Contact Our Office to Discuss Probate Dispute Resolution Options in Greater Detail

If you have questions about probate litigation, please call 402-827-7000 to speak with a probate litigation attorney with Berkshire & Burmeister.

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