Trusts & Estates Litigation

Navigating trusts and estates litigation in New Jersey requires a deep understanding of the state's trusts and estates laws. The death of a loved one for any family is emotionally difficult, and it becomes even more so when disputes arise over that person’s estate. The Trusts & Estates Litigation attorneys at Hoagland, Longo, Moran, Dunst & Doukas are well-versed in the complexities and nuances of the legal framework surrounding trusts and estates and probate-related matters in New Jersey and have decades of experience helping clients navigate the litigation process.

Our Approach

We treat cases with the professional and personal attention they deserve. With extensive experience handling probate disputes, we manage complex family dynamics compassionately and resolve matters efficiently in or out of court. We take time to ask the right questions to fully understand your concerns, then craft a plan focused on obtaining optimal results based on your specific goals. Our clients also benefit from our constant collaboration with our firm’s highly experienced attorneys in tax, health care law, and transactions to resolve all probate-related disputes.

Our Trusts & Estates Litigation Clients and Services

Hoagland, Longo, Moran, Dunst & Doukas Trusts & Estates Litigation attorneys handle wide-ranging legal matters for trustees, executors, beneficiaries, and any parties with vested interests in a trust or estate. Our services include:

  • Will contests
  • Distribution of assets disputes
  • Elective share claims
  • Undue influence, lack of capacity, and guardianship/contested guardianship proceedings
  • Trust and estate administration disputes
  • Disputes surrounding the interpretation of trust or will provisions
  • Accounting actions
  • Breach of fiduciary duty claims and actions to remove executors, administrators and trustees
  • Actions to have a will or a document intended to be a will admitted to probate

If you are involved in a probate matter in New Jersey or have questions about probate details or administration, call us at 732-545-4717 to schedule your free initial consultation. Our attorneys are available 24 hours a day, every day of the week to serve our clients and deliver the most effective defenses.