Representative Cases – Litigation
Levin Schreder & Carey Ltd. has developed an accomplished team of attorneys with an impressive track record of success in litigation, mediation of estates and trust and family business matters.
Trust and Estate Controversy Group
Illustrative Current Cases
Represent beneficiary seeking in excess of $5,000,000 in damages for undue influence from family members who converted various assets of family matriarch in a prolonged scheme.
Represent successor trustee and beneficiaries prosecuting claims against former trustee for years of self-dealing and other breaches of fiduciary duty in the administration of family trust and as president of associated family manufacturing enterprise.
Represent beneficiary in lawsuit against executor of a multi-million dollar estate for breach of fiduciary duty for failure to liquidate estate assets in violation of the prudent person standard of care.
Represent beneficiary in unique breach of duty case against trustee for making distribution to beneficiary from foreign trust that resulted in a 100% tax due in the “throw-back” rules.
Represent beneficiary in breach of fiduciary duty and conflict of interest matter against trustee of $40,000,000 trust who also is a beneficiary and is running business entities owned by the trusts.
Represent defendant heir search company in 41 count complaint including RICO and fraud counts seeking $15,000,000 plus in damages.
Illustrative Recent Cases