The trustee of a trust has a fiduciary duty to act in the best interests of the estate and beneficiaries. As a result, the trust cannot intentionally harm the estate or the beneficiaries. Clearly, if the trustee is stealing from the estate, he or she is breaching fiduciary duty.
Articles about Hiring An Attorney
First, never take “no” for an answer. If you are a trust beneficiary then your common sense tells you that you are entitled to get a copy of the trust. You are right.
In situations where co-trustees of a trust are unable to get along during the trust administration process, the San Diego probate court can intervene and remove one or both of the trustees. Contact our office today for a free consultation.
Attorney Scott Grossman discusses if you should serve as administrator of the estate and if this is the right role for you.
How California probate lawyers or California probate attorneys get paid
The law for California will contests, probate litigation, and trust litigation is mostly found in the California Probate Code.
If you want to challenge a will or trust or want to remove an executor or trustee then you have two options. You can hire a probate or trust litigator on an hourly basis or on a contingency fee.
Is there a way to pay for probate litigation or trust litigation if I can’t afford to hire my own attorney?
Maybe. Some cases are a good fit for a contingency fee agreement. A contingency fee agreement allows you to hire an attorney without paying anything out of pocket.