Probate, Wills & Trusts

Probate Litigation

When significant assets are at stake, disputes can arise over trusts, wills, and the probate administration process. Such disputes can be highly contentious and involve challenging questions of law.

The Law Offices of Young & Young in Pasadena, California has practiced in the estate planning and estate litigation area for over 39 years. Our experience covers the entire range of estate-related disputes.

Our firm represents plaintiffs and defendants in:

  • Will contests
  • Trust litigation
  • Probate litigation
  • Financial abuse of the elderly
  • Appeals of will, trust, and probate litigation decisions
  • We are diligent legal practitioners and assertive in the protection of our clients’ rights and interests.

An Experienced Estate Litigation Attorney

The lead attorney in our wills, trusts, and probate litigation practice is George W. Young. Mr. Young has earned an esteemed reputation in the practice of law and an ability to obtain results for clients.

In one notable decision, Estate of Baker, 182 Cal.Rptr. 550 (Cal.App. 2 Dist. 1982), he won a landmark case, upheld on appeal, involving fraud, undue influence and manipulative behavior by an elderly woman’s “friend.”

Contesting a Will, Trust Management, or Probate Administration Process

Our firm represents plaintiffs in will contests involving undue influence, duress, competency issues, and other issues. We represent beneficiaries of trusts who allege mismanagement or malfeasance on the part of trustees or inadequate payout of trust funds. We also represent beneficiaries of wills who allege incompetence or mismanagement by executors.

Defending Allegations of Trust or Probate Malfeasance

The Law Offices of Young & Young defends trustees and executors of estates, as well as the validity of wills and trusts.

Will contests and trust litigation are complex proceedings. Whether we are contesting an issue or defending against allegations of mismanagement, fraud, or malfeasance, the keys to success are the same. We apply our knowledge and our extensive experience to achieve our client’s goals.

For a free initial consultation with a lawyer at the Law Offices of Young & Young, call (844) 683-8750 (toll free), fax (626) 683-8752, or contact us online.

Our firm has offices in Pasadena, California, and serves clients throughout the San Gabriel Valley and the greater Los Angeles area.