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How We Can Help
Jillian’s depth and breadth of experience in probate and fiduciary litigation is evidenced by sampling just a handful of the types of disputes she has litigated and resolved. Because Jillian routinely prosecutes and defends matters on behalf of both individual beneficiaries and corporate fiduciaries, she has a profound understanding of the substantive law involved and a unique perspective on the emotional toll these disputes can have on families and fiduciaries.
  • Represented professional trustee in defense of removal and breach of fiduciary duty action; obtained judgment dismissing case as a matter of law and ordering beneficiary to repay to the trust trustee’s legal fees
  • Represented individual in connection with action contesting the validity of her late father’s will on grounds of undue influence and lack of capacity
  • Represented multiple family members in connection with equity action alleging attorney-in-fact for their late father breached her fiduciary duties under a Power of Attorney
  • Represented corporate trustee in Bosch litigation seeking declaratory judgment that trust adequately conveyed decedent's intent to obtain optimal benefits of federal and state estate tax marital deductions
  • Represented individual client in connection with appeal of divorce judgment that included husband's interest in a trust with an ascertainable standard in the marital estate for purposes of equitable division under M.G.L. c. 208, Section 34
  • Represented multiple family members in action for declaratory judgment to determine ownership of family business at time of their late father’s death 
  • Represented corporate trustee in connection with petition for instructions regarding charitable distributions made from 100-year-old trust
  • Represented family owners of business held in trust in connection with petition to reform and terminate trust 
  • Represented guardians/conservators in defense of action for their removal
  • Represented legatee in connection with a breach of fiduciary duty claim against personal representative
  • Represented individual in connection with breach of fiduciary duty claim against custodian of gifts made under the Uniform Gifts to Minors Act