Guardianship Litigation

Beller Smith’s team has extensive experience handling contested guardianship matters from inception through trial. Clients involved in guardianship litigation are often emotional and appreciate our attentive guidance through a difficult process.

Common Litigation Issues

Issues that we frequently handle include disputes over determination of incapacity, litigation over validity of advance directives (durable powers of attorney, health care surrogate designations, preneed guardian designations), and contests over the appointment of a guardian of the person and/or a guardian of the property. Beller Smith also has extensive experience addressing litigated issues concerning guardianship administration and fee claims.