Disinherited Beneficiaries: Surprise, Surprise!
I’m Mike Hackard with Hackard Law. We litigate disputed wealth transfers – particularly in contentious estate and trust matters.
Many of these disputes are unpredicted. In the words of The Andy Griffith Show character Gomer Pyle, “Surprise, surprise, surprise!”
Disinherited heirs’ astonishment is triggered when first learning of their exclusion from a parent’s estate. This astonishment turns into indignation when it’s a sibling who wrangled estate assets from their vulnerable, sometimes incapacitated parent.
We’re not astonished – we’ve litigated too many of these cases to be surprised. Experience, preparation, and knowledge embolden us to fight these challenges.
We litigate on a contingency basis – often on a fixed percentage of the total recovery. Our contingency fee arrangements must conform to California’s statutory and ethical requirements.
If you are an abused heir or beneficiary, and shocked at your surprise, call us at Hackard Law: 916-313-3030. We’ll be happy to speak with you.
Hackard Law: Attorneys Making a Difference
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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