Generally, a trust is created by a person to control, manage, and distribute assets. A person (or entity) is appointed the trustee to administer the trust according to the specific provisions and instructions provided in the trust.
Trust Contests and Litigation
A trustee is legally obligated to follow the instructions and provisions contained in the trust. Unfortunately, not all trustee can be trusted or relied upon to lawfully administer a trust estate. Or, simply the Trustee does not have the requisite skills to correctly carry out the administration of the terms of the trust. Some examples include making improper distributions of assets from the trust or making unauthorized changes to the terms of the trust.
The lawyers of the Probate Division at The DiCello Law Firm have successfully litigated trust disputes. They have the skills and expertise needed to correct the terms of the trust, including having trustees removed and enforcing appropriate the terms of the trust. They understand the complexities involved to fix a trust and are here to help you.
If you are concerned that your family trust assets are being squandered, seek and obtain legal counsel before it is too late. Call us today for more information, or to schedule a free initial consultation with an experienced probate attorney (440) 530-3605.