Estate Planning

Probate Administration & Litigation

Probate and Estate Administration

Eisenberg & Baum’s New York probate attorneys are skilled in handling probate and estate administration issues for executors, administrators, beneficiaries and other parties. In many cases, probate disputes can be avoided with sound estate planning. Oftentimes, however, disputes are inevitable. Whatever probate or estate administration issue you are facing, we are dedicated to helping you resolve it in an efficient and effective manner.

Our Manhattan Probate Dispute Lawyers

Our experienced trial lawyers are prepared to handle disputes that arise involving contested wills, allegations of undue influence, breach of fiduciary duty and other issues. Whatever type of probate dispute you are facing, it is important to have experienced legal guidance by your side. Our attorneys handle a wide range of probate litigation matters, including:

  • Will contests
  • Disputes over trust accountings
  • Executor complaints
  • Breach of fiduciary duty
  • Mismanagement of assets
  • Competency challenges
  • Challenges to questionable marriages
  • Allegations of undue influence

We have successfully represented clients in disputes over large estates, and are prepared to handle a wide range of litigation matters, from the mundane to the highly complex and unusual. We are experienced trial attorneys who know how to achieve results for our clients in and out of court.

If you need representation for a probate administration or litigation matter, we are here to protect your interests. Contact Eisenberg & Baum for more information about our estate planning and probate services.

Trusts & Estates

Sound Guidance From Experienced Attorneys in Estate Planning, Estate and Trust Administration, and Fiduciary Litigation

At Eisenberg & Baum, LLP, we handle a wide range of trust and estate matters for high-asset individuals and family groups, as well as for beneficiaries and fiduciaries of trusts and estates. We have extensive experience drafting wills, trust agreements, and all other documents necessary to create an overall estate plan, and routinely handle complex trust and estate matters involving business ownership, significant real estate holdings, foreign assets, and other complex matters.

Our trust and estate attorneys are relentlessly focused on implementing our clients’ objectives in a manner that increases asset protection, while reducing overall tax liability and conflict. In the administration context, we work with beneficiaries, trustors, trustees and other fiduciaries to assist them in the performance of their roles and to understand the nature of their obligations. Sometimes, conflict is inevitable, and we routinely represent both beneficiaries and fiduciaries in trust and estate controversy. If you need legal guidance, our attorneys are here to protect your interests.

The scope of our trust and estate practice includes:

  • Wills
  • Trusts
  • Powers of attorney
  • Health care directives
  • Asset protection
  • Business succession
  • Lifetime gifting and intra-family sales
  • Charitable giving
  • Trust and estate administration
  • Surrogate’s Court litigation

If you need representation for a trust and estate matter, we are here to protect your interests. You can learn more here about trust and estate administration and litigation, or contact Eisenberg & Baum to speak with an experienced trust and estate attorney. Centrally based in Manhattan, we also have offices in Manhasset, Long Island, and Los Angeles, California; we serve clients throughout the U.S. and abroad.