Probate and fiduciary litigation refers to proceedings that arise out of the disposition of property after death.
Areas of Service
- Will contests
- Petitions to remove personal representatives or trustees
- Challenges to accountings and/or distributions
- Actions for breach of fiduciary duty by personal representatives, trustees or other fiduciaries
- Constructive trust litigation
Franklin & Prokopik regularly represents personal representatives and challengers in will caveat proceedings, accounting challenges and other proceedings. Firm attorneys are also experienced in representing trustees and beneficiaries in trust litigation, whether under the new Maryland Trust Act or pre-existing Maryland law, and in bringing and defending other challenges to inter vivos transfers of property.