Estate Disputes

We advise and represent trustees, executors, personal representatives, dependants, spouses, family members, adult interdependent partners, attorneys, guardians, beneficiaries, and other claimants in disputes involving estates.

Carbert Waite LLP can assist with all kinds of estate disputes.

 

We have experienced wills and estates lawyers and estate litigation lawyers at all levels. The main categories of dispute are: Wills Challenges (testamentary capacity, undue influence, technical validity of wills), Claims by Dependants (family maintenance and support applications by spouses, children and other dependants), and Guardianship and Trusteeship Disputes (including challenges to personal directives and powers of attorney). Although we are based in Calgary, our estate lawyers can deal with disputes anywhere in Alberta and across western Canada.

 

Our wills lawyers can deal with any disputes surrounding the validity of a last will and testament.

 

Our estate lawyers also deal with all manner of disputes involving the administration of estates including interpretation of wills, conduct of executors, executor’s fees and claims by dependants.

 

We work as efficiently as possible in order to get the best outcome for our clients in the most timely and cost-effective manner.

 

At Carbert Waite LLP we recognize how challenging estate disputes can be from an emotional as well as legal perspective. Our experienced estates lawyers work with and support our clients every step of the way. We work with all potential participants in estate litigation including executors, beneficiaries, claimants, spouses, parents, guardians and trustees.

 

 

For additional information on each of our estate-related practice areas please click the links below:

Will Challenges

Claims by Dependants

Guardianship and Trusteeship Disputes

To begin the process or for further assistance please contact our office at 403.263.5553 or info@carbertwaite.com. We look forward to hearing from you.

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To begin the process or for further assistance please contact our office at 403.263.5553 or info@carbertwaite.com. We look forward to hearing from you.