Fiduciary Litigation

The Frankel, Rubin, Klein, Siegel, Payne & Pudlowski, P.C. fiduciary litigation team is composed of experienced attorneys with diverse backgrounds – including estate planning, business litigation, transactional – all working together to advise clients on how to reduce the risk of fiduciary disputes and how to effectively address them when they occur.  Our fiduciary litigation attorneys have decades of experience in handling complex and contentious disputes.  We handle disputes among shareholders, partners, members, stockholders or family members in closely-held businesses.  Our law firm represents individuals, trustees, executors, administrators, guardians, conservators and beneficiaries related to disagreements involving estates, trusts, conservatorships, guardianships and other related estate matters.  If you have a fiduciary dispute involving the following, our fiduciary litigation lawyers have thoughtful strategies to effectively represent you during these often emotionally, charged matters:

-Claims of undue influence, lack of capacity, duress and fraud in the creation of estate planning documents

Missouri Probate litigation including will contests

-Trust administration lawsuits and breaches of fiduciary duties

-Violations of the Missouri Uniform Trust Code and Missouri Probate Code

-Claims for breach of fiduciary duties by board members, majority shareholders or directors of companies

-Claims for breach of fiduciary duties by trustees or personal representatives and executors

-Corporate fiduciary duty lawsuits and shareholder disputes

-Actions to remove trustees, executors or directors

Our fiduciary litigation attorneys are recognized as relentless advocates for their clients.  Our law firm’s commitment to individuals and families in St. Louis is evident by our approach to achieving optimal results in a cost-efficient manner.  Our fiduciary litigation attorneys have an excellent reputation among other attorneys and judges in Missouri and our AV rating by Martindale-Hubble indicates that our estate planning law firm has attained the highest ranking for ethical standards as well as legal ability.