Going to Court, or Seeking to Avoid It? Our Virginia Estate Litigation Attorneys Can Help

Smith Strong, PLC Attorneys Understand Families, Estate Planning—and Estate & Fiduciary Litigation—the Unique Combination You Need When a Dispute Arises.

SMITH | STRONG, PLC, led by attorney Van Smith, routinely assists clients in the following Estate & Fiduciary Litigation matters:

  • Will and Trust Interpretation
  • Breach of Fiduciary Duties—For and Against Fiduciaries
  • Prudent Investor Rule, and Its Application on Asset Management
  • Disputed Claims Related to Estates & Trusts
  • Lack of Mental Capacity
  • Fraud, Duress, and Undue Influence on Testators (those signing Wills and Trusts improperly, or defending against those allegations)
  • Spousal Rights and Payments of Proceeds from Trust
  • Determination of Beneficiaries
  • Recovery of Assets
  • Regularly Handle Hotly Disputed Trust and Estate Matters for Individuals and Families
  • Securing the Removal or Reinstatement of Trustees Removed for Purported Misconduct
  • Recoveries from Trustees Engaged in Self-Dealing and Conflicts of Interest, or Defense of Agents Wrongly-Accused
  • Guardianship & Conservatorship Matters