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Estate Litigation

There are many reasons for an estate to be involved in litigation. You may not be able to locate all of the assets that are supposed to be a part of the estate. The Will itself may be confusing as to the true intentions of the deceased, or perhaps you suspect that the Will was prepared under suspicious circumstances. You may believe that, because of illness or dementia, the deceased was incompetent when the Will was drafted or changed. You may feel you are entitled to a part of an estate but were left out of the Will, or that you deserve a larger share than was left to you. Or you may be the beneficiary of a trust where you believe the trustee has illegally withdrawn the trust assets.

The attorneys at the law firm of John N. Fath, P.C. are experienced estate litigators who have worked for decades in the Surrogate Courts of Nassau County and Suffolk County. We will utilize our knowledge of the probate system, the courts and the judges to get the best results for you. At the same time, we are acutely aware of the financial and emotional impact that estate disputes have on families. We will maintain a close working relationship with you throughout the litigation process to ensure that we understand your priorities and that you understand what the legal issues are and what choices are available to you to resolve them.

Call or email us today to discuss how we can help resolve your estate and probate issues.

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  • Patchogue Office
    629 Route 112
    Shore building, Suite 7
    Patchogue, New York 11772
    Phone: 631-654-2303
    Fax: 631-289-8305