Probate Litigation

Probate Litigation: A Last Resort

Glatstein & O'Brien LLP - Denver, Colorado

Probate litigation can be as emotionally stressful, lengthy and expensive as a bitter divorce. And while not every probate dispute can be resolved without litigation - having sound, objective legal advice to rely on as you face these challenges gives you a better chance to avoid probate litigation.

For more information about probate laws or estate administration in Colorado - contact Glatstein & O'Brien LLP today.

Common Probate Litigation Issues

Like any type of civil litigation, probate litigation involves emotionally charged issues that must be resolved. If efforts to resolve the issues, short of litigation, fail, it is the job of our lawyers to develop a legal strategy that objectively and optimally guides you through the probate litigation process. By keeping our firm small, we focus on developing professional yet personal relationships with our clients.

Some of the common issues that arise during probate litigation include questions about:

  • Inheritance disputes
  • Validity of a will or trust
  • Testamentary capacity and undue influence
  • Common law marriages
  • Gifting to a minor child or disabled adult child or spouse
  • Divorced family inheritance
  • Pretermitted heirs (writing a child out of a will or attempting to write a spouse out of a will)

Call 303-731-3986 to schedule a initial consultation.

Our firm represents clients throughout Colorado and from across the nation in Colorado probate litigation. Take advantage of the wealth of legal knowledge and the years of experience protecting client rights that we have to offer. For disputes or litigation involving guardianships, conservatorships, fiduciaries, will contests or trust disputes - call our Denver, Colorado, offices directly or complete the brief intake form located on the Contact Us page of this Web site.

We endeavor to communicate with out-of-state clients in writing, by phone and fax, by e-mail, and by using overnight delivery services when necessary. We use the most cost effective means to communicate with our clients in light of any time constraints we are under. Our goal is that our out-of-state clients do not have to come to Colorado unless they wish to do so or a hearing is held at which they must appear personally. It is possible to request that a party be allowed to appear at hearings by telephone, and we do so frequently.

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