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Estate Litigation Lawyers in San Francisco

Trusts & Estates Attorneys Serving the Bay Area

When it comes to handling delicate matters that involve interpreting wills and trusts, distributing property, recovering assets, and assigning executors, there are countless details that need to be addressed. At O’Neil & Rueppel, LLP, we understand the complexities of these cases and can navigate our clients through every step of the process. When a legal contest arises following the death of a loved one or due to the mental incapacity of a family member, our dedicated attorneys can litigate your case.

Our lawyers represent estate representatives, including trustees, executors, and administrators, as well as claimants such as beneficiaries and creditors, during legal disputes over the estate of a deceased person. We frequently represent beneficiaries seeking to recover assets they would have inherited if the deceased loved one had not been financially elder abused before death.

Contact our San Francisco estate litigation attorneys today at (415) 992-9452.

Common Estate Litigation Cases

Following death, incapacity, or other traumatic experiences, emotions run high and decisions are sometimes made without careful consideration. Sibling rivalry, complicated family dynamics, or tension with current and former spouses can lead to disagreements on decisions involving the division of assets and other estate matters. In addition, disputes with creditors may arise over what the estate owes or the validity of a will or trust may be questioned due to alleged abuse. O’Neil & Rueppel, LLP, ensures that the wishes of the deceased or incapacitated are carried out as they were expressed.

Common probate and trust litigation cases involve:

  • Contesting the validity or terms of a will or trust
  • Disputes over ownership of trust or estate property
  • Trust termination or modification
  • Wording of wills and trusts
  • Removal and appointment of trustees and executors
  • Creditor claims

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Our estate litigation attorneys in San Francisco are here to offer more than just legal assistance. Dealing with the traumatic events that surround these issues are stressful enough without having to deal with litigating them in court. Our commitment to personalized attention means that we will always have your best interests at heart and will strive to make the process as stress-free as possible. We will sit down and discuss your goals with you and tailor our approach accordingly.

Reach out to O’Neil & Rueppel, LLP at (415) 992-9452. We can meet with clients in San Francisco, Larkspur, or Berkeley.

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