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Goodmans Expertise

Estate and Trust Litigation

Goodmans’ Estate and Trust Litigation Group provides services to trustees, estate trustees and beneficiaries in a wide range of estate and trust disputes, including with respect to the following:

  • contested passing of accounts
  • disputes regarding the validity of testamentary arrangements
  • capacity disputes
  • rectification of estate freezes
  • applications to remove estate trustees
  • applications to vary trusts
  • advising trustees of duties
  • unjust enrichment 

Our litigators also have significant experience with succession litigation and disputes involving high net worth families, which often engage issues involving trust law, fiduciary duties, taxation and capacity determinations.

The Goodmans’ Estate and Trust Litigation Group is comprised of seasoned litigators that regularly appear in all levels of court and have expertise in various other areas of litigation, including civil, corporate/commercial real estate and insolvency. This provides our litigators with the distinct advantage of being able to address a myriad of litigation issues that may arise in the context of an estate or trust dispute.