Your guides to estate planning, probate & trust administration, probate & trust litigation, conservatorship law, and financial elder abuse.
Where other law firms see another file, we see a human being with individual needs and desires. When you work with us, your wishes become our wishes. Your goals become our goals. Your success becomes our success. In everything we do, you - the client - are our priority.
Bellator practices the full range of the probate code. Our comprehensive practice is the key to our firm's success because we see both sides of life's challenges. Our work representing clients in probate court allows us to understand how we can better prepare estate planning documents and give guidance to our clients so they can avoid or minimize costly litigation.
By creating a will, you can ensure that your loved ones are cared for after you pass away and that your final wishes are followed.
Establishing a trust is a great way to ensure that your assets are distributed to loved ones accoding to your wishes.
Appoint someone to help you make difficult health, financial, and other important life decisions when you are unable to make them yourself.
Develop legal documents that outline your medical decisions in the event you are unable to or become incapacitated.
Create a guardianship nomination for your minor children and a contingency plan for their temporary care until a guardian can be appointed in the event you are seriously injured, ill or die.
We provide guidance through the probate administration process.
We help trustees understand their duties in order to avoid problems with beneficiaries that may turn into legal claims.
When probate is contested, litigation ensues. Bellator will fight so you receive approval from the court to be in charge of the decedent’s estate so it can be administered.
When someone you car about is in need of protection and you are seeking authority to make decisions for them, we can help.
If you suspect that a loved on has or is committing financial abuse of an elder or dependent adult, we can help you protect them.
Our team helps people deal with life’s transitions – marriage, parenthood, aging, death, and all of the emotions that go with each life stage. Whether you are creating an estate plan to provide for loved ones after your death, or battling greed, unfairness, or neglect, our attorneys are here to help.