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North Royalton OH Trustee Duties Attorney

North Royalton Lawyers Experienced in Creating and Handling of Trusts

Trustees are not always aware of the extent of their responsibilities with regard to trust administration. For example, there are strict timelines that need to be met, income taxes need to be filed, debts need to be paid off, and the Trust assets need to be sold or distributed. Trust and probate administration can be complicated for someone who may never have had contact with the process before.

When trustees do not fulfill their legally designated role, either because they are unaware of the extent of their duties, or because they are willfully delaying the closing of an estate, disputes can and do arise among family members. As a trustee, you may be personally liable for financial loss caused by neglect or breach of your duties.

Providing Guidance to Fiduciaries Since 1989

At the law office of Kirner & Boldt Co., L.P.A. in North Royalton, Ohio, our practice involves counseling executors and trustees, estate and fiduciary administration, trustee matters and estate and probate administration, elder law, estate planning and Will contests. We help clients understand the nature of the fiduciary's role and have offered guidance in this area since 1989, whether a trustee or a beneficiary. We have assisted clients in resolving matters related to breach of fiduciary duties, failure to account, conversion and trustee removal.

Help When You Need It Most

We also represent family members who are challenging a Trust or Will in cases where there is undue influence extended on the elderly or infirm person who signed the document. At each step, we will have our client's best interests at heart and will make sure to protect these interests throughout the course of their legal needs. We are also mindful of the family dynamics that can come into play with regard to a Trust or Will contest, and we will be sensitive to these matters, as well.

Call About Your Estate Planning Needs

Learn how an experienced attorney can help you address concerns relating to a Will contest or a trustee's responsibilities. Call for a free initial consultation at 866-586-3144 or 440-499-4236. To contact us through e-mail, please complete the brief form below.

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