Probate Issues & Litigation

After the passing of a loved one, you face the task of understanding the deceased's wishes and ensuring that his or her property and assets are distributed appropriately. When you suspect foul play in either the drafting of the will and estate plan or in the execution of your loved one's wishes, you need the experience of a skilled estate litigation attorney on your side.

Attorney Frank G. Finkbeiner understands the complicated nature of probate and the execution of wills and trusts. He has extensive experience handling these matters and protecting the interests of the deceased and his or her loved ones.

Orange County Will Contest Lawyer

Probate litigation generally centers on the validity of the will and the nature of the circumstances under which the will was created, as well as a potential breach of fiduciary duty. There is a very short timeline during which you can contest a will, if you suspect there was inappropriate procedure. Generally, you only have 20 days in which to file an objection.

There are few reasons that serve as grounds for contesting a will or estate. They include:

  • Incapacity as far as estate being able to make a will
  • Fraud a trickery in execution of estate planning documents
  • Undue influence in executing estate planning documents
  • Duress in executing estate planning documents

Mr. Finkbeiner carefully listens to the situation of each client to find the inconsistencies that can cause a will to be contested. We are committed to bringing those details to light in probate litigation, and you can be assured that we have the experience to guide you through the process of seeing your loved one's true wishes honored.

He understands that each situation is different, and he will take the time to ensure that you fully understand all of the unique circumstances. We provide free initial consultations to each client. To arrange a meeting, please call us today at 407-459-8275.