Central Illinois estate litigation
Your family has worked hard to provide for their loved ones. Ideally, the orderly transfer of a decedent's assets, the care of certain individuals who have been legally entrusted to another, and the means in which certain assets are controlled and disposed of will always be executed in a legal and conflict-free manner. This, however, is not always the case and disputes may arise that require legal action and immediate intervention.
We at James R. Potter, P.C. are here to stand by you and help you resolve such disputes. Our estate litigation practice handles a wide range of estate litigation matters.
We have represented clients in cases that have included:
- Trusts — It's important to find a legal partner with the experience and the integrity to help you safeguard what you want to pass on to those you care about the most. How a trust is set up and structured can make a great difference to you and to your heirs. It's important to have trusted legal counsel to ensure that your trust is legal and provides the maximum benefit to your heirs. The team at James R. Potter, P.C. understands the law regarding trusts. We value the importance of listening to clients so we can make the best recommendations that will ensure the maximum benefit to your loved ones. James R. Potter, P.C. has the experience to make sure that your trust is cared for with expertise and care.
- Will Contests — When a will is contested, the stakes are high and emotions run high as well. At times like these, it's important to have a trusted legal partner who can understand your concerns, has a firm grasp of the law and who will fight for your rights. The passing of a loved one is difficult enough as it is, without the emotional drain of dealing with a contested will by yourself. As you deal with the emotion of your loss, James R. Potter, P.C. can help you by sorting through the legal issues surrounding a contested will. We can serve you if you're contesting a will that is unfair or if you're an executor who is facing an unfounded contest.
Whether your case involves trust disputes or will contests, we can help. We provide comprehensive litigation services for individuals, groups, and entities in need of an attorney to represent them in disputes involving estates, wills, beneficiaries, heirs, trusts, trustees, guardianships and conservatorships. We also handle cases involving trustees, representatives or other personal representatives that have been accused of not properly performing their fiduciary duties.