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ESTATE, PROBATE & TRUST LITIGATION

Ferruzzo & Ferruzzo represents Financial Instutions, Professional Fiduciaries and, individuals in contested matters arising in connection with trusts and decedent estates. Attorneys in our Probate Litigation Practice Group represent both fiduciaries, such as executors, trustees, conservators, guardians and attorneys-in-fact, as well as beneficiaries, with the following types of probate litigation:

Will Contests

  • Trust Actions
    Trust Contests (fraud, undue influence, competency issues)
    Trust Reformation (correcting mistakes in testamentary documents)
    Trust and Will Construction (validity, formalities, legal interpretation)

  • Claims Involving Fiduciaries
    Fiduciary Misconduct
    Fiduciary Removal
    Surcharge Actions

  • Trust and Probate Administration Related
    Quiet title and marshaling assets
    Sale of assets in a probate setting
    Creditor claim disputes and resolution including

  • Probate Appeals


When representing probate litigation clients, whether fiduciaries or beneficiaries, we seek a prompt resolution to disputes. Most importantly we seek to protect and advance our client's interests and rights, whether it be in the courtroom, arbitration, or mediation. Attorneys from both the litigation and trusts, tax, and estates groups work together in complex probate litigation matters. This combination of litigation experience and expertise enhances the likelihood of obtaining a positive result for our clients.