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San Marcos Trust Administration Attorney | Trust Litigation Lawyer

San Marcos Trust Administration Lawyer and Trust Litigation Attorney Steve Hinze has extensive experience handling all types of trust administration and litigation matters. Because trusts are often part of an individual’s comprehensive estate plan, settling the affairs of the estate can become complex. In addition, when these matters are contested, litigation may become necessary.

Stephen C. Hinze, Attorney at Law, has over 30 years of experience guiding trustees and also representing interested parties who are challenging the administration of a trust. By providing experienced advice and legal counsel, we help the trustee who must carefully manage the trust and perform fiduciary duties within the boundaries of the law.

Contact Trust Administration Attorney and Trust Litigation Lawyer Steve C. Hinze for skilled legal guidance throughout the administration process. He also provides skilled guidance to help you prevent or resolve trust-related disagreements. Call (760) 689-0705 to schedule a free 30-minute initial consultation to speak with our San Marcos Attorney. Mr. Hinze will thoroughly review your matter in order to develop a strategy designed to help you achieve the best possible outcome. We believe in giving each client the personal attention required for an efficient, cost-effective resolution to legal issues. Calls to our office go directly to the attorney. If your call goes to voicemail, please leave a message and Attorney Hinze will contact you soon.

Trust Administration Lawyer in San Marcos, California

As a true legal counselor, Trust Administration Attorney Steve Hinze can explain the process to you in a straightforward manner. Following the advice of a skilled professional is critical in order for the trustee to properly administer the estate. As a trustee, you are legally bound to perform certain duties in a prescribed manner.

Trust Administration Lawyer Steve C. Hinze assists trustees in many areas, including:

  • Serving Requisite Notices to Heirs
  • Identifying Potential Conflicts of Interest Regarding Beneficiaries
  • Gathering Assets
  • Handling Issues with Real Property
  • Coordinating and Evaluating Necessary Appraisals
  • Balancing Debts & Income
  • Filing Estate Taxes
  • Separating Personal Assets and Trust Assets
  • Dealing with Trust Expenses
  • Preparing a Proper Trust Accounting
  • Overseeing the Distribution of Assets

Mr. Hinze will help you learn your rights and obligations so you can get ahead of the required deadlines. In this manner, you can avoid potential conflicts that may require trust litigation.

Trust Litigation Services for North San Diego County

Due to the complexity of the trust administration process, challenges may arise which require the assistance of an experienced trust litigation lawyer. Whether due to a dysfunctional family setting, or the alleged unlawful activities of the trustee or another interested party, these disputes need to be effectively handled by a skilled professional.

Trust Litigation Attorney Steve Hinze represents beneficiaries, surviving spouses, heirs, executors, trustees, creditors, charities, and others who are disputing the trust. Mr. Hinze resolves these trust disputes which may involve a wide range of situations, including:

  • Trust Contests
  • Asset Misappropriation
  • Undue Influence
  • Breach of Fiduciary Duty
  • Accounting Disputes
  • Hidden Assets
  • Validity of the Trust
  • Duress
  • Fraud
  • Testamentary Capacity

Call Trust Litigation Attorney and Trust Administration Lawyer Steve Hinze

Stephen C. Hinze, Attorney at Law, understands the way family dynamics tend to complicate matters concerning the administration of a loved one’s trust. As an experienced Trust Administration Attorney and Trust Litigation Lawyer, Mr. Hinze is dedicated to representing your interests and helping you achieve the best possible outcome in the most affordable, efficient manner.

Discuss your situation with our experienced San Marcos Lawyer. Contact our trust administration and litigation law firm by calling (760) 689-0705 or by submitting the Case Evaluation Form. We will contact you for additional information and to arrange your confidential free consultation. Mr. Hinze also provides guidance with the probate process and probate litigation matters.

For over 30 years, Trust Administration Attorney and Trust Litigation Attorney Steve Hinze has been committed to providing personal attention to each client while delivering high quality legal services. Our reputation is reflected in our client testimonials, referrals, and our long-term relationships with clients as we handle a wide range of personal and business legal matters.