Estate Litigation

It is possible to challenge a Will on certain grounds. Disagreements over a Will can be complex and difficult to resolve. Common problems include trying to settle matters of legal rights and obligations of the parties involved, valuation of assets, personal issues, and administrative and procedural details. The Lawyers at Lypkie Henderson can navigate through the most complex issues and help you and your family resolve the problems at hand.

We have the necessary skills and understanding of your goals and the complexities involved in these matters to obtain the necessary court determinations or consensual resolutions. The Estate Litigation team at Lypkie Henderson can get you the results you need.

Examples of our work in Estate Litigation include:

  • Applications requesting an attorney to account for the handling of money under a power of attorney
  • Applications under the Wills and Succession Act seeking proper maintenance and support for a deceased person’s dependents.
  • Defence of claims under the Wills and Succession Act.
  • Claims for unjust enrichment being brought against an estate.
  • Defence against claims of unjust enrichment.
  • Contested applications as to who should be the Administrator or Executor of an estate.
  • Applications regarding the interpretations of wills.
  • Applications seeking advice and directions in the administration of an estate.
  • Disputes over ownership of jointly held property

Move Forward with Confidence

We know that many areas of law can be overwhelming. Whether it’s your estate, job, or business, mountains of legal documents should be the least of your worries. Let us take care of the details so you can move forward confidently into the future.