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Seattle Estate Litigation

Trial Attorney Focused on Estate Litigation: (206) 855-6420

At Ridgway Law Group, P.S., our practice is concentrated on the resolution of disputes involving wills, intestate estates (when the individual has died without leaving a will) and other probate matters.From our office in downtown Seattle, we represent heirs, beneficiaries, personal representatives and others in estate disputes throughout the Puget Sound region.

Estate litigation deals with any disputes that arise among parties who disagree about their rights in a deceased person's property or estate.

We handle the following types of cases, for example:

  • Disputes regarding the validity of a will
  • Disputes about the terms of a will
  • Disputes concerning the competence of the person who made the will
  • Intestate succession disputes when there is no will
  • Disagreements concerning the status of a person as an heir or beneficiary
  • Claims of inheritance of a surviving spouse or child who is not provided for in a will
  • Questions as to the correct ownership of an asset that was transferred before death
  • Breach of fiduciary duty claims against an executor or administrator of the estate
  • Third-party claims against estates, such as claims by creditors

TEDRA and Estate Litigation in Seattle, WA

Since the year 2000, Washington will contests and other probate disputes have been governed by the provisions of TEDRA—The Trust and Estate Dispute Resolution Act. Unlike other types of civil litigation, this statute puts estate litigation on an expedited path toward resolution.

Because our lawyers work with TEDRA every day, we know how to help you take advantage of its provisions, including alternative dispute resolution options such as mediation. Learn how our focus on estate litigation can help make the decisive difference in your situation.

Contact us at (206) 855-6420 to learn about the best ways to approach your case.

Why Choose Us?

  1. Rated AV Preeminent® by Martindale-Hubbell®
  2. Rated by Super Lawyers®
  3. Dependable & Honest
  4. Winner of the Avvo Client's Choice Award in Litigation
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