Estate, Trust and Fiduciary Litigation

Fiduciary litigation, arising out of conflicts between and among trustees, beneficiaries, executors, guardians, partners, and corporations has become increasingly common in the past few years.  Langley & Banack estate, trust and fiduciary litigators have the skills and expertise to handle most forms of estate and trust disputes.  Langley & Banack also has substantial experience and expertise in litigation involving efforts by creditors to set aside transfers of property pursuant to the implementation of estate plans.

Joyce W. Moore was named as one of the Top 5 "Go-To" attorneys in Texas by Texas Monthly magazine in 2002 in this field.  She has been involved in some of the largest trust and estate cases (in terms of dollars) in the State of Texas and is a frequent lecturer at advanced state and local Bar Association seminars relating to estate, trust and fiduciary litigation.  She is consistently named a Best Lawyer in America by Woodward and White and a Texas Super Lawyer by Thomson Reuters in the Estate and Trust Litigation category.

Emerson Banack, Jr., in addition to his many year of trial experience in these areas, is now frequently asked to serve as a mediator or arbitrator in fiduciary litigation matters.

Thomas H. Veitch has long been involved in the handling of complicated or contested probate and trust matters and has been Board Certified in Estate Planning by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization since 1985.

Langley & Banack's Probate Litigation experience includes:

  • Defending estate plans
  • Pursuing claims by and against entities formed pursuant to estate planning
  • Will contests
  • Suits involving executors and heirs and guardians and wards

Langley & Banack's Fiduciary Litigation experience includes:

  • Suits by or against Trustees
  • Suits by or between partners
  • Shareholder actions
  • Claims by or against brokers and other professional agents

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Practice Group Contact(s)
Joyce W. Moore
  • Joyce W. Moore
  • Shareholder
  • (210) 736-6600
  • Email
Christopher T. Hodge
  • Christopher T. Hodge
  • Shareholder
  • (210) 253-7125
  • Email