Probate & Trust Administration and Litigation

P robate is the process by which Court’s permit the wrapping up of the final affairs of a deceased person, including resolution of creditor claims and distributing assets to the persons entitled to them. These proceedings can range in complexity depending on the types of assets owned by the decedent, the claims brought by creditors, disputes over the authenticity of a Will, determination of the rightful heirs, etc.

Trust administration usually, but not always avoids the Court. Ideally, if done right, Trusts are an effective and efficient manner to wind up a deceased trustor’s affairs. Our office offers experienced and knowledgeably counsel for Trust administration. Should the Trust need to resort to the Courts to resolve any issues, our attorneys are also experienced in litigating issues arising with Trusts.

Probate is the process by which Court’s permit the wrapping up of the final affairs of a deceased person, including resolution of creditor claims and distributing assets to the persons entitled to them. These proceedings can range in complexity depending on the types of assets owned by the decedent, the claims brought by creditors, disputes over the authenticity of a Will, determination of the rightful heirs, etc.

Trust administration usually, but not always avoids the Court. Ideally, if done right, Trusts are an effective and efficient manner to wind up a deceased trustor’s affairs. Our office offers experienced and knowledgeably counsel for Trust administration. Should the Trust need to resort to the Courts to resolve any issues, our attorneys are also experienced in litigating issues arising with Trusts.

Arizona Will and Trust

PROVIDENT LAW HANDLES SUCH MATTERS AS:

  • Administration of probate estate
  • Representation of Personal Representatives
  • Representation of heirs to a probate estate
  • Assistance with creditor claims inside of a probate case
  • Probate litigation (i.e. to remove a Personal Representative, to contest a Will, to obtain supervised administration of an estate, etc)
  • Small estate affidavits
  • Ancillary probates
  • Administration of trusts
  • Representation of Trustees
  • Representation of Trust beneficiaries
  • Trust litigation (i.e. to remove a Trustee, to sue a Trustee for maladministration or self-dealing, to obtain an accounting or compel distributions, etc)
  • Financial exploitation of vulnerable adults
  • Representation of private fiduciaries acting as a Personal Representative or Trustee or pursuant to a power of attorney.