At Tinley, Renehan & Dost, LLP, we represent trustees, heirs, beneficiaries, conservators and other parties in a wide range of probate litigation and contested will matters. These issues can be very complex and emotional, as they typically involve parties with close ties to the deceased and to each other. Our attorneys are committed to resolving these in a cost-effective, amicable manner.
We provide counsel and advice to clients facing a broad spectrum of probate litigation and contested will issues, including those involving:
Since we know how to draft solid estate planning documents, we know how to review them to identify weaknesses or inconsistencies. We will carefully review the wills, trusts and other documents in question to identify defects and defend against parties who are challenging them.
As experienced trial lawyers, we know how to operate from a position of strength in matters involving disputed wills and probate litigation. We strive to reach favorable, cost-effective solutions through negotiation when possible, but are always prepared for litigation.
Mark works with individuals and families, providing a full range of estate planning services. The Trusts and Estates Practice Group at Tinley, Renehan & Dost focuses on avoidance and deferral of death taxes and other transfer taxes, on gift and estate planning, on the preparation of simple and sophisticated wills and trusts, and on Medicaid and long-term care issues.
The Trusts and Estates Practice Group represents trusts, estates and the beneficiaries thereof at probate hearings and prepares estate, inheritance and income tax returns, as well as probate accountings.
Other practice areas within the Practice Group include family law, incapacity, and conservatorships.
Mark is admitted to practice before State and Federal Courts in Connecticut and the United States Tax Court. His practice is primarily devoted to the areas of estate planning, probate and taxes. These areas encompass gift planning, preparation of wills and trusts, administration of trusts, planning for long-term care and Medicaid qualification, settlement of estates in the probate courts, and representation in audits and proceedings before the Internal Revenue Service, the Connecticut Department of Revenue Services, and State and Federal Courts.
Tanya’s practice includes elder law, estate administration, estate and incapacity planning. Tanya graduated from Quinnipiac University School of Law in 2007 and is a member of the Executive Committee of the Elder Law Section of the Connecticut Bar Association where she has served on the Legislative Committee and is acting as the Continuing Legal Education liaison. She is also a member of the Estates and Probate Section of the Connecticut Bar Association and the Waterbury Bar Association.
If you are facing a probate litigation or will contest matter in Connecticut, our lawyers are here to offer advice and advocacy. Contact us today online or by telephone at 203.596.9030 to speak with a knowledgeable Waterbury will contests attorney.