Practice Areas

Estate Planning, including

Gift and Tax Planning
Drafting of Wills, Revocable Trusts, Irrevocable Trusts, and associated planning
Homestead and Residency Planning
Estate Tax Analysis

Trust, Estate and Guardianship Administration, including

Post Mortem Planning
Fiduciary Duties and Responsibilities
Accounting requirements

Trust, Estate and Guardianship Litigation, including

Will and Trust Contests
Actions involving the interpretation and construction of Wills and Trusts
Actions involving the validity of Wills, Trusts and Inter Vivos Gifts in the face of allegations of undue influence and lack of capacity
Elective Share and Homestead disputes
Creditor Claim litigation
Disputes arising in fiduciary services

Attorneys of Downey | McElroy also serve as mediators in contested Estate, Trust and Guardianship disputes