Probate litigation is often the result of hurt feelings or misunderstandings between family members, typically when one family member believes he or she has been treated unfairly in the settling of an estate. When a disagreement between family members escalates into a lawsuit, or it threatens to do so, an experienced probate litigation attorney can be invaluable in resolving the matter, either in court or through negotiation, mediation or arbitration.
If you have been charged with responsibility of a loved one’s estate, or if you are concerned about how a loved one’s estate is being handled, you may be under stress on multiple fronts. As an executor or administrator of a Washington estate, or as a concerned family member, you can benefit by seeking advice from the Law Offices of Ann T. Wilson.
Experienced With Difficult Probate Matters
AV rated* probate lawyer Ann T. Wilson has more than two decades of experience in negotiating and litigating difficult Washington probate matters; she is also adept at advising clients on how to avoid costly lawsuits whenever possible. Ms. Wilson represents and counsels executors, trustees, personal representatives, beneficiaries, estates and other parties in:
- Will contests, including undue influence claims
- Trust contests
- Fiduciary litigation
- TEDRA petitions
- TEDRA mediation and arbitration
- Lawsuits in Superior Court
Advice Regarding Claims | Utilizing TEDRA
Attorney Ann T. Wilson advises clients regarding potential claims and will contests and has experience utilizing Washington’s Trust and Estate Dispute Resolution Act (TEDRA) to assist clients in resolving conflicts with trustees and other fiduciaries and clarifying ambiguities affecting asset management and distributions. Ms. Wilson has served as a court-appointed special representative in a number of proceedings involving trust and estate disputes and regularly counsels fiduciaries regarding potential disputes and lawsuits.
Contact A Seattle Probate Litigation Attorney
Seattle and Bellevue estate dispute attorney Ann T. Wilson can answer your questions about contested probate matters and provide guidance on how to proceed. Contact the firm for more information.
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