Trust & Estate Litigation

Sherman & Howard’s trust and estate litigation attorneys specialize in complex fiduciary, trust and probate litigation and appeals. Our attorneys represent the full spectrum of clients; from fiduciaries, including financial institutions, trust companies, trustees, personal representatives and conservators to beneficiaries, protected persons and other interested parties. Our multidisciplinary team brings to bear this firm’s preeminent expertise in wealth transfer and tax planning with seasoned litigation specialists to offer the full range of services to resolve these complex controversies. Our services include consulting concerning risk avoidance, administration of trusts and estates and litigation and settlement of disputes. A sampling of disputes in which our team has expertise, includes: will contests, trust contests, conservatorships, guardianships, removal and appointment of trustees and personal representatives, breach of fiduciary duty claims, fiduciary compensation, surcharge and disgorgement, trust and will reformation claims, elective share rights and others. We also provide expert witness consultation and litigation expert services for tax and estate administration matters.