Estate Litigation Personable & Client Focused

New York City Estate Litigation Attorney

The Law Office of Robert J. Maher, PC Fights for You

The probate and estate administration process can be complicated. It becomes even more complicated if someone contests a will or some other aspect of the estate. When this happens, it is a good idea to have an experienced estate litigation lawyer familiar with estate law on your side. For well over a decade, the Law Office of Robert J. Maher, PC has provided clients with superior litigation services. If you are dealing with a contested will, a trust, or another estate-related issue, we can help.

To discuss your case with our knowledgeable estate litigation lawyer in New York City, contact us at (646) 681-1977. We have same-day appointments available.

What Is Estate Litigation?

When someone passes away, their estate must go through the probate process. During this process, the courts will determine if the will is valid, an executor or administrator will be appointed to settle the deceased individual’s finances, including their debts, and they will distribute the estate according to the wishes outlined in the will. In cases where there is no will, the probate courts will have the estate administrator divide and distribute the deceased person’s assets to their living relatives based on New York’s Laws of intestacy.

There are many situations in which you may find yourself in need of an estate litigator, including:

  • Contested wills and trusts
  • Accounting issues and fiduciary litigation
  • Contested powers of attorney
  • Beneficiary and spousal rights issues
  • Kinship claims
  • Guardianship and elder abuse issues
  • Trustee fraud

Frequently, issues arise when someone does not receive assets that they believe should go to them, or there are issues regarding the mishandling of an estate. Additionally, some situations occur before the death of a loved one that require estate litigation, including elder abuse and fraud.

We Are Experienced Litigators

At the Law Office of Robert J. Maher, PC, we have extensive experience handling all types of estate litigation cases. We are dedicated to providing our clients with aggressive advocacy. Dealing with a contested estate or estate-related problems, such as elder abuse or trustee fraud, is painful. Our New York City estate litigation attorney treats every client with compassion and respect. When you need someone on your side fighting for what is right, call us.

The Law Office of Robert J. Maher, PC is on your side. To work with an estate litigator who can fight for you, call (646) 681-1977.

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The Maher Difference

  • Hundreds of Clients Helped with Over a Decade of Experience
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