Trusts, Estates, & Guardianships - Defeated Claim
Successfully Defeated Creditor's Claim Against An Estate
A substantial creditor's claim was successfully defeated against an estate on grounds that the claim was untimely presented.
Trusts, Estates, & Guardianships - Dismissed
Successfully Defended an Attack Against a Decedent's Last Will and Testament
Shaheen & Gordon's estate and probate department successfully defended an attack against a decedent's last will and testament, which was held valid after a lengthy will contest where the contestants alleged, but failed to prove, lack of testamentary capacity and undue influence.
Trusts, Estates, & Guardianships - Resolution for the Beneficiary
Resolution for a Minor Beneficiary of an Estate Against the Co-Administrators
Represented a minor beneficiary of an estate against the co-administrators. After trial, the co-administrators were required to refund the estate $25,000 and their administrative fees were disallowed, resulting in a net benefit to the beneficiary of about $40,000.