Resolving Family Estate Disputes In Arkansas
When your family is grieving the loss of a loved one, emotions are already fragile enough. Unfortunately, disputes often arise among family members over how the loved one’s estate is being distributed and looked after.
At Robertson, Oswalt & Associates, in Little Rock, Arkansas, our experienced team of attorneys can provide you with the representation you need to resolve estate disputes with family members. While our top priority will always be protecting your rights and interests, we will take extra care to limit the acrimony among family members and reduce your stress.
The Common Reasons For Probate Disputes
When beneficiaries feel like they are not receiving the treatment they deserve, disputes over the estate can arise. Some typical causes for probate litigation include:
- Someone, such as a spouse from a second marriage or a caretaker, unduly influenced your loved one into altering his or her will.
- The executor of your loved one’s estate or trust administrator is not honoring his or her fiduciary duty to the estate or following instructions laid out in the estate plan.
- There are questions over the validity of the will. This usually occurs when someone is upset about not being a beneficiary.
In these cases, many times it is beneficial for family members to seek a settlement outside of court. This will save a great deal of stress and help to preserve important relationships. Sometimes, however, this will not be possible. We are litigators who will be able to effectively represent you in court if necessary.
Contact Us Today For Help
At Robertson, Oswalt & Associates, we recognize what a stressful time this is for you. Call us at 501-588-4451 or email us to schedule a consultation with lawyers who will provide discrete, compassionate representation.