Trust and Estate Litigation
Trust Agreements are now commonly used as estate planning instruments. However, Trusts and Trustees are not automatically subject to the Court's supervision as is required with a deceased's Last Will and Testament, which often times results in abuses by non-professional Trustees (i.e. a friend, business associate or relative named as the Trustee rather than a Bank or Trust Company). We have recovered millions of dollars in damages for beneficiaries named in Trust Agreements where Trustees failed to properly administer the Trust and misused trust assets belonging to the beneficiaries. For example, see the Estate of Tocker case profile cited in the List of Reported Cases.