Toronto Estate Litigation Law Firm

Canadian and German Wills and Estates Law Firm

While many estates are administered smoothly in accordance with the wishes of a deceased person, estate-related disputes often do arise among family members and others who feel entitled to receive money or other assets. To resolve such sensitive and often complex issues, it is critical to have an experienced lawyer representing your interests.

At Polten & Associates in Toronto, estate litigation has become a growing part of our practice in recent years. We have been engaged with increasing frequency to coordinate the administration of estates in multiple jurisdictions in Canada and German-speaking Europe, and to handle any resulting litigation. In these cases, as in others, we are unwavering in our dedication to the advancement of our clients' best interests.

Canadian and Cross-Border Estate Litigation Services

Our lawyers, who are fluent in English and German, regularly handle a broad range of estate litigation matters, including cases involving:

We are authorized to act in these matters in Ontario and, as appropriate, in other common law provinces of Canada, and can attend to handling cases encompassing Canada and German-speaking Europe. We collaborate regularly, as befits specific cases, with local experts from our network of contacts with law firms and legal practitioners across Canada and German-speaking Europe, including Germany, Austria and Switzerland. In matters encompassing Canada and German-speaking Europe, our bilingual lawyers are supported by our native German-speaking legal and administrative assistants who bring to their complementary roles at our firm more than a decade of experience, combined, in working within the legal system in Germany.

The founding lawyer of our firm, Eric P. Polten, has supervised the writing of the following articles on estate planning and administration:

Contact Us for Client-Centred, Solution-Focused Service

To contact a lawyer from our firm who can guide you in avoiding costly mistakes in the conduct of your estate litigation matter, call from the Toronto area 647-724-4175 or from elsewhere toll free 1-866-322-6521.