Los Angeles Probate Attorney

At Keystone Law Group, P.C., our Los Angeles probate lawyers know that the administration of an estate can be a complicated affair. Whether the value of the estate involved is relatively small or large in size, every attorney at our firm knows that the appropriate administration of property and assets can carry tremendous importance for all those involved. For this reason, the help of an experienced lawyer or firm that is primarily focused on this area of practice can be of invaluable assistance when litigating or managing trusts and estates. Our Los Angeles legal team at Keystone Law Group, P.C., has represented clients in a wide variety of circumstances, and our firm has litigated estates/trusts valued at tens of millions of dollars. Additionally, Shawn S. Kerendian, the Principal of Keystone, has been certified by the State Bar of California, Board of Legal Specialization, as a specialist in Estate Planning, Probate & Trusts Law. The probate attorneys at our firm are dedicated to working closely with each and every client we take on, and by doing so, we are able to craft and pursue an effective legal strategy to satisfy the needs and goals of those our firm represents.

Our Probate Lawyers’ Practice Areas

Probate, Trust & Estate Litigation

Our Los Angeles probate lawyers litigate claims and disputes between trustees, beneficiaries, heirs and creditors regarding estates and trusts, such as inheritance disputes, will contests, fiduciary litigation, financial elder abuse, etc.

Trust, Estate & Probate Administration

Our firm assists trustees, executors, and administrators with administering the estate of a person who has passed away.

Conservatorships & Guardianships

Our Los Angeles probate lawyers assist conservators and guardians in court with the administration and/or litigation of issues regarding the conservatee or minor.

Why Choose Us

The administration or litigation of an estate is extremely complicated, and the outcome of these legal matters can have long-lasting implications. As such, if you have questions or concerns about the administration of an estate, or if concerns or disagreements arise during the probate process, you need to make sure you work with an attorney who has experience handling a wide variety of cases.

At Keystone Law Group, P.C., our Los Angeles legal team has experience handling some of the most complicated and controversial estate concerns, and is ready to put this experience and our firm’s extensive resources to work helping you through whatever situation you are facing. Some of the most notable and representative cases we have handled include the following:

  • We recovered tens of millions of dollars in cash and assets for the spouse of a decedent who was improperly deprived of her community property rights by the successor trustee of her deceased husband’s trust. We led a team of multiple attorneys in three states over a period of three years in this highly complex and difficult litigation.
  • We successfully litigated for and defended against will contests and trust contests involving claims of mental incapacity, undue influence, fraud, duress, and forgery.
  • We recovered surcharges and damages against fiduciaries who improperly managed and/or embezzled estate or trust assets.
  • We’ve litigated various claims regarding entitlement to estate distribution and trust distribution, including heirship petitions, equitable adoptions claims, and Marvin actions.
  • We have provided advice and guidance to trustees and personal representatives in the administration of trusts and estates so as to minimize the risk of litigation by the heirs / beneficiaries.

If you are facing probate issues of any kind, you cannot afford to take chances with your legal representation. From administration to litigation, our Los Angeles legal team here at Keystone Law Group, P.C., can provide you with the dedicated, aggressive, and experienced legal assistance you need on your side. Call us today at (310) 444-9060 to learn more.