Practice Subgroup

Probate, estate and trust

The attorneys in the Estate & Trust Administration & Litigation Department at Chuhak & Tecson, P.C. have represented clients in all aspects of the probate and trust litigation process from contested guardianships to all types of litigation involving decedent estates and trusts. We represent court appointed executors, administrators and guardians, as well as, trustees, individual beneficiaries, heirs and family members. In addition to individual clients, our attorneys frequently represent corporate fiduciaries.

From minor disputes to extensive litigated matters, our attorneys can assist you with your probate litigation needs. We are experienced in litigating and defending against will and trust contests, which many times involve a dispute over capacity issues, claims of undue influence, fraud, duress or tortious interference with inheritance expectancy. Our attorneys can assist you in disputes concerning accountings and distribution of assets. Many such disputes involve representation or defense of clients in connection with Citations to Discover and Recover Assets. We also routinely represent and defend clients in all aspects of claims of breaches of fiduciary duty, claim disputes, heirship disputes and trust interpretation and construction litigation. Stemming from our years as counsel for the Cook County Public Administrator, we have been involved in almost every type of lawsuit. Our team has a wealth of experience to draw upon to benefit our clients in these contested situations.

We are here to assist you in the litigation process, from assessing the situation all the way through trial, if necessary. We also frequently represent clients in the mediation and settlement process. Our attorneys have the wide depth of knowledge to provide innovative and creative solutions for any situation. The Chuhak & Tecson, P.C. Estate and Trust Administration and Litigation Department has broad experience in handling probate litigation matters and can help you through this difficult process to defend and protect your rights.