Contingency Fees for Estate & Trust Litigation | Protecting Your Interests
The Hackard Law estate, trust and probate litigation team represents both individuals and families who need to protect their inheritance or beneficiary rights in a California trust or estate. Such rights can include money, personal property, real estate and other assets like financial and investment accounts.
We’re dedicated to safeguarding estates and trusts that have been hijacked by wrongdoers such as bad trustees who neglect their fiduciary duties and violate the legal rights of beneficiaries. When a client engages Hackard Law to defend their interests, we analyze their case and prepare for battle – we develop plans for tough litigation ahead.
Your circumstances matter – we find the stories of our clients to be the most powerful tool in attaining recovery, and we present the facts so that justice can be served. At times these steps themselves will prove advantageous, since an opponent will seek negotiation and resolution before the dispute hits the courtroom. Otherwise, we are ready to bring the fight to an estate or trust hijacker and vigorously prosecute wrongdoing in civil court.
A typical obstacle to effective probate and trust litigation is the cost – after all, estate disputes generally are not cheap when there are attorney’s fees that inevitably have to be paid. Thankfully, California law allows for contingency fee arrangements with clients. That means that you don’t have to pay upfront; rather, an agreed-upon percentage of the recovery will be only be awarded upon successful completion of your case.
Like the special fuel that enables a rocket to take off and reach its destination, contingency fees are vital to propelling an estate or trust litigation case toward favorable resolution. At Hackard Law, we’re proud to attain recovery for clients across California on a contingency basis – from Los Angeles and San Diego to Sacramento, San Francisco and Alameda County.
If you need to an experienced attorney to look at your case and would like to speak with us, call Hackard Law at (916) 313-3030.
Attorney Michael Hackard
Michael Hackard is a top rated “AV” for over 20 years (“AV Preeminent is a significant rating accomplishment- a testament to the fact that a lawyer’s peers rank him or her at the highest level of professional excellence.”). Avvo also ranks him with their highest rating – “ 10.0 Rating – ‘Superb.’” Michael is also a “SuperLawyer” – an honor reserved for no more than five percent of attorneys in each state. [ Attorney Bio ]
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