Probate & Trust Litigation

A resource for lawyers and the public in Massachusetts and New Hampshire for information on will contests, trust disputes, guardianships, conservatorships, elder exploitation, fiduciary duty claims, and other probate litigation disputes.

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Upcoming Seminar

We are very pleased to announce that we will be speaking on probate litigation issues at an upcoming seminar Estate Administration From Start to Finish sponsored by the National Business Institute.  The program will be offered twice: April 28 in Portsmouth at which Alexandra will present and April 30 in Manchester at which Andrea will present.  We will cover: 


  1. Sample Creditor Notices
  2. Priority and Payment of Claims
  3. Late Claims and Contested Creditor Claims
  4. Will and Trust Contests
  5. Pretermitted Heir Claims
  6. Power of Attorney Accounting Claims
  7. Breach of Fiduciary Duty Claims

We will be joined by an outstanding faculty including Susanne M. Chisholm, Brian L. Champion, Christine Donlan , Rodger O. Howells, and Stephanie K. Burnham.  This promises to be an informative program with helpful practical tips and insights.  We hope to see you there!