PROBATE LITIGATION
Mr. Black focuses his practice on probate litigation and administration, estate planning, and general civil litigation. He represents guardians, trustees, administrators, beneficiaries, and executors of estates in administrative matters and in litigation concerning guardianships, trusts, wills, gifts, and estates. 

Mr. Black is experienced in the preparation of wills, trust agreements, powers of attorney, and other necessary documents and also in the preparation and review of fiduciary accountings for both trustees and trust beneficiaries.

Examples of his experience and client representation

• In will contests and trust construction cases
• In trust and fiduciary litigation
• Individual trust beneficiaries in their respective roles as guardians, trustees, administrators, or executors of trusts and estates
• In matters involving lifetime planning and planning for the disposition of assets at death

Areas of Services Provided

• Wills & Trusts
• Planning for incapacity - powers of attorney and health care declarations
• Techniques and strategies for charitable giving 
• Life insurance planning
• Trust planning
• Succession planning for business owners
— Family limited partnerships
— Limited liability companies and closely held businesses
• Marital property agreements
• Estate administration and probate
• Representation in matters relating to estate and gift tax
• Litigation relating to all aspects of trust and estate disputes