Probate and Fiduciary Litigation

Protecting Clients in Sensitive Legal Conflicts

Probate litigation can be a long and difficult process. Losing a loved one is a very emotional time in a person’s life, making dealing with a legal dispute particularly challenging. The lawyers at Kolesar & Leatham are committed to helping clients in the Las Vegas area and across the State resolve sensitive legal matters that may arise when a loved one passes away. While our firm aims to avoid conflicts and disputes through effective estate planning, we understand that disagreements over a will or trust cannot always be prevented. In these situations, our lawyers work with our clients to settle the conflict in the quickest and least stressful manner as possible.

The lawyers in our Probate and Fiduciary Litigation Practice Group counsel and represent a broad range of clients including individuals, families, personal representatives, and trustees. We are well equipped to litigate the full scope of probate and fiduciary matters, including:

  • Probate Disputes
  • Trust Disputes
  • Estate Related Disputes
  • Breach of Fiduciary Duty
  • Creditor Disputes
  • Will Contests
  • Guardianship Matters
  • Power of Attorney

Working to Resolve Probate and Fiduciary Disputes Quickly and Efficiently

When a probate dispute surfaces, our attorneys work with clients to resolve the matter before it proceeds to court. In many cases we are able to use negotiation and alternative disputes resolution methods such as mediation to reach a fair and effective settlement for our clients. When these procedures are unsuccessful, our attorneys are fully prepared to litigate the matter at the trial and appellate court levels. We are trial attorneys with extensive experience litigating difficult probate and fiduciary conflicts. Our lawyers are cognizant of the complex rules and procedures associated with these matters and we partner with our clients to develop case plans and strategies that best protect their legal rights.

At Kolesar & Leatham we are committed to meeting the individual needs of our clients. Whether we are defending a personal representative in a complex fiduciary dispute or representing a family member in a will contest, our attorneys take the time to understand our clients’ concerns and objectives. We keep our clients fully apprised of the status of their case and make certain that they comprehend what is happening at each stage of the litigation process. Our lawyers appreciate the challenges and struggles our clients are facing and we are committed to doing everything we can to reach a positive result in every probate and fiduciary dispute that we handle.