A person’s estate is the total of all of their assets minus their debts. Their property is either real property, as in real estate, or personal property, which is everything else. When someone dies, estate litigation is concerned with determining and executing the true intentions of the decedent in regards to the distribution of those assets.
At Property Law Firm we are experts in helping people resolve conflicts over questions of estate litigation and are also sensitive to the issues that commonly arise when family members are involved in disputes. These disputes often involve the executor of an estate and the possible beneficiaries of the will of the person who died.
Some primary areas of dispute in estate law include:
A common dispute in estate law regards the authenticity of a will. Some questions that arise in this area are:
Because the person who died is no longer able to express their wishes, an attorney can help to mediate disputed issues among the heirs, descendants and families of that person. If such mediation does not succeed in providing satisfactory resolutions, we can go to the courts to determine what is fair.
We can help in areas of dispute among heirs and descendents that include:
If you are involved in a dispute over inheritance, contact Cheung Tang & Rosemount Solicitors. Our attorneys are available to handle cases on behalf of individuals and families.