Probate, Estates & Trust Administration
The administration of probates, estates and trusts can be difficult to maneuver without guidance from experienced counsel. We are here to help trustees, personal representatives, beneficiaries, heirs, creditors, and other fiduciaries in administrative matters. The attorneys at Cutler & Donahoe, LLP handle probates, estates and trusts of all sizes and complexities. We also have considerable experience handling probates, estates and trusts with real estate, business interests, and assets located in more than one state.
Personal representatives and trustees are fiduciaries. In that capacity, one must act with the highest standard of care. As fiduciary laws continue to evolve and increase in complexity, our attorneys can assist with strategies to fulfill a fiduciary’s duties prudently and effectively. We will also help clients navigate through contentious matters involving disputes over trust and probate administration, wills, and other estate planning issues that require litigation. Our attorneys provide the following services:
Probate of estates
Small estate affidavits
Administration of trusts & estates
Family settlement agreements & judicial settlements
Estate & trust mediation
Modification, reformation, & termination of trusts
Trust & will construction
Trustee removal & succession matters
Trust & estate litigation/will contests
Elective shares & rights of surviving spouses
No matter what goals, concerns or issues you or your family may face, our attorneys will help you develop appropriate planning strategies and solutions designed.