Trust and Estate Litigation

When you are faced with an estate litigation, you may not know where to go.  Estate litigation is typically seen as a will contest by most people.  However, a trust or will can be litigated in various ways and be involved in the following:

  • Will Contest
  • Trust Contest
  • Accountings
  • Wrongful Death Recovery
  • Breach of Fiduciary Duty
  • Removal of an Executor, Administrator or Trustee
  • Protection of Beneficiary Rights
  • Spousal Right of Election
  • Guardianship Proceedings
  • Contested Powers of Attorney
  • Contested Health Care Proxy
  • Real Estate Partition Actions
  • Fraudulent Transfers
  • Trust Reformation

At Landskind & Ricaforte, we have vast experience with all of the tri-state area Surrogate’s Courts in initiating and defending these types of proceedings. Ms. Landskind began her career working closely with the Kings County Surrogate’s Court as an attorney at the office of the Counsel to the Public Administrator of Kings County while Mr. Ricaforte’s trial experience gives him the necessary tools to represent you in any sort of contested proceeding.