Trust Litigation

Conservatorships

Will and Trust Contests

Elder Abuse

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Barr and Young Attorneys

 

Loren Barr specializes in estate and trust litigation, estate planning, and trust and estate administration.

Gordon Young is a 23-year litigator who practices in securities, financial, and trust & estate litigation.

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How can we help beneficiaries and trustees?

Barr & Young represents trustees, beneficiaries, and heirs in disputed estate and trust litigation. For almost 20 years, our attorneys have tried, litigated, mediated, and settled cases involving every type of dispute concerning:

Fraud →
Breach of fiduciary duty →
Compelling trustees to account →
Trust and will contests →
Contested conservatorships →
Elder abuse →
Elder abuse restraining orders →

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OUR PRACTICE AREAS

TRUST LITIGATION

We represent trustees, beneficiaries, and heirs in disputed estate and trust litigation. Our attorneys have tried, litigated, mediated, and settled cases involving every type of trust dispute.

ELDER ABUSE

Barr & Young has always been on the cutting-edge of elder abuse litigation. Elder abuse is the financial or physical abuse of a person over the age of sixty-five.

WILL CONTESTS

Over the last 20 years, we have successfully argued both sides of will contest cases. A will or trust “contest” is a legal action where one party attempts to invalidate a will or trust while the other party seeks to defend the validity of the document.

CONSERVATORSHIPS

Our lawyers have extensive experience with conservatorships – a court proceeding designed to protect elders or dependent adults who may be unable to care for themselves or resist fraud or undue influence.

TRUST ADMINISTRATION

Upon the decedent’s death, we oversee the transfer of the decedent’s assets to the beneficiaries.

SECURITIES LITIGATION

Gordon Young leads our securities litigation practice. For more than 20 years, Gordon has favorably litigated and tried cases in state and federal courts.

  • In his 24-year career, Gordon Young has tried or arbitrated over 75 cases to conclusion.
  • In his 20th year of practice, Loren Barr has been certified by the State Bar of California as a Specialist in Estate Planning, Trust & Probate Law since 2004.
  • We will return your initial call or email inquiry within one hour*.
  • We have a team of six attorneys and two paralegals ready to respond immediately.
  • Gordon Young has been a Northern California Super Lawyer every year since 2007, and Loren Barr every year since 2008.
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