Probate Litigation


Dealing with the administration of an estate can be emotionally difficult and new inheritances
sometimes brings out the worst in people. Heirs can disagree over the interpretation of estate
documents. Sometimes, poor family communication exists or difficult personalities complicate
things. We also often see situations where someone has misused the deceased’s money or property
or tried to improperly influence a vulnerable adult—and we have seen innocent and loving family
members falsely accused of these things by others. Estate litigation can sometimes be the most
emotionally charged legal disputes in our court system. We have significant experience representing
clients dealing with trust and probate litigation.

Our attorneys regularly represent fiduciaries, personal representatives, beneficiaries, and interested
third parties in trust and probate litigation. In these cases, our attorneys work as a team, and our
combined experience makes us one of the most competent and accomplished probate litigation firms
in Southwest Ohio. We routinely litigate:

  • Will contests
  • Will fraud
  • Inheritance disputes
  • Creditors’ claims
  • Trustee disputes
  • Fiduciary misconduct claims
  • Violations of fiduciary duty

We are committed to helping families find creative solutions to the difficult issues involving contested
probate and trust litigation. We recognize that litigation can further stress already strained family
relationships. However, we are skilled trial lawyers, and when a solution can only be handled by the
courts, we will forcefully and diligently represent our clients’ interests.


Call us for a consultation at 937-264-8710

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7700 North Main Street / Dayton, OH 45415
75 Harbert Drive, Suite B / Beavercreek, Ohio 45440