California Trust Litigation Attorneys

Under certain circumstances after a trust has been established, it may be necessary for the Probate Court to be involved in addressing issues that may arise, related to that trust.

Frisella Law, APC, in San Diego, California, is dedicated to serving the legal needs of both trustees and beneficiaries who may require representation as the result of an issue or problem that arises from the trust. It may involve the inaction or bad actions of a trustee or issues related to concerns about the circumstances surrounding the establishment of trust.

California Trust Litigation Lawyers | Elder Financial Abuse Attorneys

Our experienced trust litigation attorneys can assist you with any issues relating to a trust or estate planning matter involving allegations of:

  • Fraud
  • Undue influence
  • Duress
  • Incapacity of settlor
  • Trustee's failure to distribute assets to beneficiaries
  • Distributions to wrong beneficiaries
  • Fraudulent or improper distribution of assets
  • Trustee failure to determine proper value of assets prior to sale
  • Trustee failure to provide accounting or reporting
  • Creditor's claims
  • Breach of fiduciary duties

Elder Financial Abuse Litigation Attorneys Serving La Jolla, Chula Vista, La Jolla and Southern California

We represent clients in trust fraud lawsuits in which a trustee is accused of embezzlement or mishandling of trust funds during the benefactor's life, or after his or her death. We also defend trustees when there is evidence that no fraud occurred. We are especially sensitive to matters in which elderly persons are abused financially, whether this abuse involves a trust, will or other planning arrangement.

Depending on the situation, we can make use of experts, including CPAs and financial advisors who can determine how fraud or financial misconduct may have occurred. When appropriate, our attorneys are experienced in petitioning the court for relief in matters where a trustee, beneficiary or other third party has violated the terms of the trust or applicable provisions of the Probate Code and ultimately make any distributions from the trust in accordance with California law. We have extensive experience working on matters involving the Probate Code as well as civil litigation trial experience.

Advocating the Interests of Trustees and Beneficiaries | Frisella Law, APC

California trust and elder financial abuse litigation is a complicated area of law, with many potential pitfalls for the nonprofessional and even attorneys who are not familiar with the intricacies of probate law and civil litigation. To more fully understand your rights or obligations, consult with our experienced San Diego trial law firm. Contact us online or by calling 866-334-2614.