Knitter & Knitter remains operational through remote access technology with our staff and attorneys working from home. Our office continues to offer telephone AND videoconference appointments for clients. Availability of all personnel may be limited due to technical issues that may arise. We also can still be reached by email. Our physical office, with a few exceptions, will be closed until further notice. We are continuing to monitor the situation and will provide any additional information as it becomes available. - Dec. 17, 2020

Trusts and Estates Litigation and Dispute Resolution

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707-469-8880   OR     415-331-7500

Trusts and Estates Litigation and Dispute Resolution

In unfortunate cases involving disagreements that develop following the death of a loved one, assertive legal representation may be the only way to protect your rights and see that your loved one’s wishes are carried out.  This may be a difficult time for you and your family, but you will not be alone.

The experienced attorneys at Knitter & Knitter are experts at navigating the complicated mix of procedure, substance and family dynamics that are at the heart of these cases.  With our proven track record of resolving these disputes, we bring order to emotional and seemingly chaotic situations using proven strategies that work.  At each step of the process, we reduce the stress normally associated with these cases by explaining exactly what is happening.  You can count on us for strategic advice and assertive representation to obtain a successful resolution so that you can move on with your life.

The types of disputed litigated matters we typically resolve include representing trustees, beneficiaries, executors, heirs, surviving spouses, charities, creditors and other interested parties in the following situations:

  • Trust & Estate Disputes and Litigation
  • Contested Conservatorships and Related Litigation
  • Will & Trust Contest Litigation
  • Protecting Assets From Misappropriation Litigation
  • Undue Influence Claims and Defense Litigation
  • Mismanagement of Assets
  • Financial Elder Abuse Claims and Defense
  • Breach of Fiduciary Duty Litigation
  • Litigation Arising from Trust Administration
  • Disputes Regarding Distribution
  • Fraud Claims and Defense Litigation
  • Undoing Improper Changes to Estate Plans Litigation
  • Defending Attacks upon Estate Plans Litigation
  • Changing Who Controls the Assets Litigation
  • Protecting Assets from Disappearing Litigation
  • Accounting Litigation
  • Spousal Community Property Rights
  • Accounting Disputes
  • Obtaining and Protecting Information
  • Financial Abuse and Other Misuse of Assets
  • Obtaining Information to Locate Hidden Assets
  • Moving into the House or Property