When a dispute or litigation arises, it’s important to have an experienced partner in your corner. This is especially true in cases involving the specialized areas of fiduciary duties, wills, trusts and estates. Husch Blackwell’s Trust & Estate/Fiduciary Litigation team can guide you through every aspect of these disputes.
Our attorneys regularly counsel professional and nonprofessional administrators of trusts and estates on their fiduciary duties and assist with probate and trust administration, fiduciary income tax, and accountings. We also advise fiduciaries on establishing best practices to meet their fiduciary responsibilities. We can support you in administering trusts and estates to minimize risks, avoid litigation and effectively settle disputes without court intervention.
Our clients include banks, trust companies, trustees, executors, personal representatives, beneficiaries, heirs, creditors and tax-exempt organizations. These clients rely on the deep experience of a team that includes three fellows of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel, plus leaders in estate planning councils and other industry associations. We frequently present on topics such as estate planning, probate and trust issues across the country.
We have represented corporate and individual trustees against claims of breach of fiduciary duty and related cases, including: