Probate and Trust Litigation

Litigation is the contested aspect of a court proceeding in which a party is seeking relief from others. Estate litigation covers a broad range of topics and matters and Rudolf & Hoffman is well versed in each of them. The firm represents fiduciaries, beneficiaries, and third parties in any type of estate litigated matter, which can include the following:

  • Will contest
  • Fiduciary litigation
  • Removal of personal representative
  • Joint bank and brokerage account disputes
  • Pre- and post- nuptial agreement enforcement
  • Creditor of claims and independent actions
  • Homestead and property rights actions
  • Spousal rights and elective share litigation
  • Estate tax apportionment proceedings
  • Construction and interpretation of wills

Trust litigation matters are also very wide-ranging and the firm has extensive experience in the following areas:

  • Trust contest
  • Reformation or modification of trust agreements
  • Fiduciary litigation and trustee removal
  • Actions seeking accountings and/or the proper distribution of trust assets
  • Actions seeking the proper construction and/or interpretation of a trust

Rudolf & Hoffman
615 Northeast Third Avenue
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33304
Tel (954) 462-2270
Fax (954) 462-2274