Trust & Estate Litigation

At Sessions, Fishman & Nathan, L.L.C., we know that when a family member dies, the resulting legal and financial concerns can be stressful and, all too often, contentious. With a sound estate plan in place, it is often possible to avoid trust and estate disputes. However, if you find yourself engaged in a conflict, consult a member of our team to have an experienced attorney help protect your interests.

Trust & Estate Litigation Lawyers

Unfortunately, there are often disagreements over a deceased loved one’s property, especially if issues or complications arise that may require litigation. This includes wills and trusts that were created while the decedent was incapacitated or coerced.

Sessions, Fishman & Nathan, L.L.C. has years of experience handling trust and estate disputes for clients in New Orleans and the surrounding parishes. Our skilled lawyers have extensive knowledge of the procedural and substantive issues involved in litigating successions, as well as probate and trust matters. Our trial experience makes us formidable advocates for clients engaged in estate and trust litigation.

Handling Family Litigation With Care

Our attorneys understand the sensitive nature of family disputes and seek to resolve legal issues without causing undue friction among family members. However, we will provide you with calm, unwavering representation in trust and estate disputes involving claims of:

  • Undue influence
  • Incapacity
  • Breaches of fiduciary duty
  • Executor/administrator fraud or incompetence

Litigation among family members can be challenging. We make every attempt to help our clients avoid tense litigation by guiding them toward amicable resolutions whenever possible. We also help clients avoid litigation by establishing firm estate plans that limit the possibility of trust and estate disputes. Nevertheless, when conflicts arise and litigation is unavoidable, we are here to help protect your interests.

If you are engaged in a will, trust, or estate dispute in Louisiana, the attorneys at Sessions, Fishman & Nathan, L.L.C. are here to help. Our experienced legal team can help you understand the current situation and your options for moving forward. To schedule a consultation with one of our attorneys, call 504-582-1500 or contact us online.