Trust Litigation

Palos Verdes Trust Dispute Attorneys

A person who is named as a trustee has substantial responsibilities. When that person fails the trustee can become personally liable for losses incurred as the result of his or her actions.

Burkley Brandlin Swatik & Keesey LLP is a law firm with extensive experience in trust litigation. We defend our cases proactively and carefully research the issues in a case, seeking results as quickly and efficiently as possible.

Our Torrance estate litigation attorneys represent plaintiffs and defendants in all types of trust litigation, including disputes including:

  • Inadequate disbursement of trust funds
  • Breach of fiduciary duty
  • Removal of a trustee
  • Validity of a trust
  • Mismanagement of a trust
  • Mismanagement of a trust
  • Undue influence in the creation of a trust
  • Living trust disputes
  • Other types of trust litigation

To learn more about your options and how our firm can help you, contact Burkley Brandlin Swatik & Keesey LLP.

An Experienced Team of Advocates

Walter R. Burkley Jr. and Brian Brandlin have experience in a wide range of estate litigation cases, including trust disputes, probate disputes and will contests. In recognition of their abilities in the estate law area, both attorneys have been selected to Southern California Super Lawyers.

Because our firm provides trust administration services, we understand the responsibilities placed on a trustee and the tasks trustees must carry out in the fulfillment of their duties.

Results-Oriented Representation

In your case, Burkley Brandlin Swatik & Keesey LLP will carefully examine all relevant issues and facts before recommending how to proceed properly. Our firm can draw upon the expertise of financial analysts, investment managers and other leading professionals during this process when necessary.

We will consider other means of economically resolving the dispute, such as negotiation or mediation, before undertaking litigation. If a lawsuit is the only way to achieve results, then we will vigorously represent you in court.

Free Telephone Consultation With a Lawyer

Contact Burkley Brandlin Swatik & Keesey LLP for a free initial telephone consultation about a trust or estate dispute.