Santa Barbara Will Contest Lawyer Santa Barbara County and Ventura, California, Probate Attorney If you are involved in a dispute over the estate of a loved one, whether under a will or a trust, you want an experienced lawyer to protect your interests. Emotions can run high in probate and estate controversies. You want an attorney who fully understands the law and process, one who has successfully protected the rights of others in situations similar to yours. At the law office of Dennis J. Shea, I have more than 25 years of legal experience, working as a sole practitioner for the last 17 years. When you hire me to help you resolve an estate matter, you will work directly with me throughout the legal process. I place a premium on personal service and attention, taking the time to listen carefully to your questions and concerns, and promptly returning all calls and e-mails. For a free phone consultation with an experienced Santa Barbara will contest attorney, contact my office online or call me at 805-284-9703. Protecting Your Rights in Will Contests and Trust Disputes I provide comprehensive counsel to anyone involved in a will contest or trust dispute, whether you are an executor, administrator or personal representative seeking to defend the validity of a will or you wish to challenge the authenticity of the document. I handle cases involving allegations of: Undue influence or improper pressure by potential beneficiaries to a will or trust Lack of mental capacity of the person creating the will or trust (dementia or other mental challenges) Breach of fiduciary duty by an executor, administrator or trustee Fraud or misappropriation of assets during the probate process Failure to meet statutory requirements (e.g., failure to notarize, witness or properly file documents) In some circumstances, I will handle probate litigation on a contingency basis, only charging attorney fees if I recover compensation for you. Contact the Law Office of Dennis J. Shea To set up a free phone consultation, contact my office by e-mail or call me at 805-284-9703. Evening and weekend meetings can be arranged upon request. My offices are conveniently located in downtown Santa Barbara, California. Se habla espa?ol. Llame mi oficina para obtenir ayuda de abagado en conneccion con bancarrota o foreclosure.