Ventura Trust Litigation Attorneys at the Law Office of Robert M. Baskin provide experienced representation to trustees and beneficiaries involved in Trust Litigation disputes. Our knowledgeable and skilled Trust Litigation Attorneys have been successfully helping clients in and around Ventura resolve their Trust Litigation disputes for nearly 40 years.
If you need answers to all of your Trust Administration questions and want an honest, up-
If you are presently involved in a Trust dispute, our seasoned Trust Litigation Attorneys are here to provide quality legal counsel and representation. We handle a broad range of Trust Litigation disputes, including those based on:
Breach of Fiduciary Duty
Trustee / Co-
Removal of Trustees
Defense of Trustees
Misappropriation of Trust Assets
Invalidation of a Trust due to Undue Influence, Fraud, Incapacity & Duress
Challenging the Validity of a Trust for Improper Drafting or Execution
Clarification of Trust Provisions
Disputes Regarding Spendthrift Trusts
Negligent Trust Administration
Because the duties associated with Trust Administration are highly complicated, disputes arising from trust administration are extremely common. Trustees are required to follow the exact terms of the trust, invest trust assets prudently, inventory and obtain true and accurate appraisals of the assets of the trust, and must provide the beneficiaries with precise accountings. Failing to do any of the above can and often does result in Trust Litigation.
While it is not unusual for trustors (the trust creators) to name friends or family as trustees (those who administrate the property in a trust, invest the trust assets, and distribute property to named beneficiaries), those who are not experienced in Trust Administration frequently may make inventory or accounting errors, fail to prudently invest trust assets, or engage in self-
As a result, it is beneficial to name an experienced Trust Administrator to prevent Trust Litigation. Since 1975, our Ventura Estate Planning Lawyers have been assisting clients establish and administrate trusts to avoid future litigation that is costly, both emotionally and financially.
If you need quality legal counsel about a Trust, please complete our Trust Litigation Case Evaluation Form.
For immediate assistance, contact us by calling (805) 658-
Failure to act in a timely manner may result in additional financial harm. Don’t let this happen to you. When necessary, we will bring in appraisers to determine proper valuation, financial and investment professionals, as well as forensic accountants to determine if misappropriation of trust assets has taken place.
Our firm continues operations remotely due to the impact of COVID-
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