Robinson Bradshaw has extensive experience asserting and defending fiduciary claims. We represent trustees, executors, beneficiaries and others in fiduciary relationships and also advise trustees and money managers prior to litigation in an effort to reduce the likelihood of a lawsuit.
When litigation is necessary, we seek the best possible resolution as quickly as we can. We recognize the emotion that often is involved in disputes regarding fiduciaries, particularly with estates or trusts involving several family members. Our extensive experience allows us to provide objective advice so that our clients can swiftly achieve their goals.
Our litigators benefit from the substantive knowledge of our trusts and estates lawyers, and vice versa. In particular, our litigators share knowledge that enables our trusts and estates lawyers to avoid claims and future litigation, thus ensuring our clients receive the best counsel across multiple areas.
Successfully defended the propounder of a will against charges of undue influence and lack of testamentary capacity.
Successfully defended a money manager accused of mismanaging assets.
Successfully represented an investor in claims against a financial adviser for mismanagement of investment accounts.
Successfully represented a group of investors in claims against financial advisers and in the recovery of funds from failed investment assets from third parties.
Successfully defended a fiduciary accused of procedural irregularities with the accounting of trust assets.
Removed an executor of an estate and recovered assets for the estate.
Obtained court approval for the modification of trusts.
Obtained a declaration regarding the rights of the beneficiaries under the terms of the trust.
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