ICLE | Handling Contested Probate Proceedings
Handling Contested Probate Proceedings
12/05/23 Livestream | On-Demand Seminar (Available 12/26/23) | CLE: 3.5 | Level: Intermediate
Cosponsored by the Probate & Estate Planning Section of the State Bar of Michigan
Probate & Estate Planning Certificate Program Elective Seminar

Go to Probate Court with Confidence

Get expert techniques to successfully and efficiently represent your clients in contested probate matters. Veteran practitioners, judges, and a mediator walk you through everything from commencing the proceeding to utilizing Alternate Dispute Resolution (ADR).

You will be able to:

  • Navigate court rules pertaining to discovery and use discovery tools
  • Review and challenge accountings, attorney fees, and fiduciary fees
  • Respond to breaches of fiduciary duties
  • Challenge trusts and dispositive provisions
  • Handle issues involving reformation and rescission of trust language
  • Successfully represent either side of a will or trust contest
  • Consider alternatives to trial and settlement
  • Work effectively with guardians ad litem (GALs)
Available Formats
Watch online on a specific date/time via Zoom or other video conferencing platform. May also be recorded and available afterward on demand.

Attend online at your convenience. Includes individual access to electronic materials for three years. These may include written materials, a PDF of the presentation, and any video or audio recordings.