Guidance on Contested Estates and Guardianships

For almost 50 years, families have trusted the lawyers of Glassman & Michael, PLLC, with their important elder law and estate litigation matters. Our firm represents plaintiffs, defendants and third parties in disputes involving matters such as the validity, accounting for or distribution of an estate, will or trust, disputes between beneficiaries and contests regarding the competency and care of elder relatives.

We work with family members, heirs, beneficiaries, estate administrators, trustees and elder law law firms to swiftly resolve estate and guardianship matters and safeguard the rights of our clients. Call us, or contact our firm online to schedule a consult regarding your estate needs.

Addressing Estate Legal Issues

Our attorneys address many types of legal disputes surrounding an estate, will or trust, including:

  • Intestacy issues
  • Authenticity of a will
  • Validity of a will
  • Executor or trustee misconduct
  • Improper administration of the estate
  • Improper payment of estate creditors
  • Improper distribution or investment of assets
  • Accounting disputes
  • Breach of fiduciary duty
  • Elder care and beneficiary contests
  • Contested estates and guardianships
  • Guardianship disputes
  • Competency issues

Estate disputes often hinge on other areas of law, such as real estate law, elder law and family law. Drawing upon the broad strengths and experience of our attorneys, our legal services address the multiple issues involved in estate and guardianship litigation.

Get Help With Your Estate Litigation Needs

Whether you are a plaintiff or defendant, the law office of Glassman & Michael, PLLC, will thoroughly review your case before suggesting the appropriate next steps. We believe in developing solutions which make sense for your situation.

To schedule an appointment at any of our three offices — Vienna, Virginia; Laytonsville, Maryland; and Washington, D.C. — call 703-291-0492 or 301-825-9629. You may also outline your legal issue using this contact form.