Joseph M. Morrill Estate & Trust Law - United States

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Morrill Law Firm
2175 N. California Blvd
Suite 424
Walnut Creek, CA 94596

Tel: 925-322-8615
Fax: 925-357-3151


Joe’s practice concentrates on litigation, particularly cases involving will and trust disputes, financial elder abuse, fraud, conservatorships, and other related claims. Joe has represented private professional fiduciaries, trustees, executors, agents under durable powers of attorney, conservators, and other fiduciaries, trust beneficiaries, heirs, nursing homes, elders, and the family members or friends of elders, in all aspects of litigation, including both bench and jury trials. Joe routinely appears for hearings and motions, and is well versed in all aspects of discovery, including expert witnesses, and trial practice. Joe is also experienced in all aspects of settlement negotiation and mediation, and is certified as a mediator included on the Contra Costa Superior Court Alternative Dispute Resolution Panel of Neutrals. Joe’s practice also includes estate planning, probate, and trust administration matters.

Joe’s past experience includes obtaining multiple defense verdicts in trials representing trustees against actions contesting trusts alleging lack of capacity, undue influence, breach of fiduciary duty, fiduciary accountings, and financial elder abuse. Joe has also represented beneficiaries, elders, and other interested persons in obtaining jury and bench verdicts, judgments, and elder abuse writs of attachment.

Morrill Law Firm:

Our team of attorneys and paralegals are experts in will and trust litigation, conservatorships, elder abuse, and related civil litigation matters. We have represented private professional fiduciaries, trustees, executives, personal representatives, conservators, beneficiaries, heirs, elders, family members and friends of elders, and nursing facilities, in all aspects of litigation and administration. We also practice in the areas of probate, trust administration, estate planning, and real estate matters. We are also available to serve as mediator, partition referee, and discovery referee for appropriate cases.

We strive to meticulously analyze your particular case, develop a strategy for resolution, and diligently implement that strategy through litigation or alternative dispute resolution. Our goal is to resolve each matter as efficiently as possible in the manner most beneficial to each particular client.

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