Sometimes family and business planning doesn't go according to plan.
Frequently, successful companies and individuals confront legal disputes at key times in their life cycle, especially when it comes to establishing ownership and control through trust instruments or when estate planning is triggered upon the death of a key owner of a business.
As an outgrowth of Anthony Ostlund's significant practice involving private companies and private equity, investment funds, and hedge funds, our attorneys litigate trust, estate, and will contest cases. We represent beneficiaries, personal representatives, and trustees in claims involving trust management, beneficiary designation disputes, trustee removal issues, and fiduciary duties, among many others. We provide intense analyses of fiduciary duty issues as well as complex governance and valuation/tax planning matters. We work cooperatively with our clients' accountant or estate planning lawyer to provide specialized experience in litigation strategy.
Turn to our aggressive advocates for help with your will, estate, or trust claim in Minnesota or across the United States. We welcome contacts from prospective clients and referrals from other attorneys.
Our attorneys have represented clients in everything from massive multi-million dollar trust disputes to less complicated beneficiary designation claims, including: