What is Guardianship?

A Guardianship Proceeding is a type of Estate Litigation. It is a Court action where the Clerk of Court determines whether a person is incompetent. If the Clerk decides that the person is incompetent, the Clerk will then decide who should be the person’s Guardian. If...

How can an Executor be removed?

When a person with a Will dies, the Will may be submitted for Probate. Typically, the Will identifies the person who will oversee the administration of the Probate. This person is called an Executor or an Executrix. Executors are subject to fiduciary duties. For...

How can a Trustee be removed?

When a Trust is established, the document will identify the Trustee. The Trustee oversees the administration of the Trust. Trustees are subject to fiduciary duties. For example, a Trustee is supposed to act in good faith, with reasonable care, foresight and diligence....