Estate Practice and Litigation
Bovis, Kyle, Burch & Medlin, LLC has been involved in estate litigation including defending commercial surety clients before the probate courts in Georgia for more than 50 years. These services include claims for and against executors, trustees, administrators, personal representatives, guardians, conservators, and other fiduciaries.
While we typically defend corporate insurers who issue bonds for fiduciaries, our reputation and experience frequently motivates other types of clients to retain our services. The firm has experience in handling forensic accounting and financial reviews to effectively determine the receipt and ultimate use of estate resources in courtroom settings. The firm's services have been provided not just in litigation forums, but for consultation and advice with respect to fulfillment of the duties required of fiduciaries to avoid or respond to potential litigation.
Our Efficient and Strategic Legal Team
Tim Burson is responsible for oversight of most of the firm's work in estate litigation matters with assistance from the other firm attorneys handling surety and fidelity litigation—Jack Burch, Greg Veal, Scott Busby, Bobbie Ann Henderson, Randy Bryant, David Harris and Scott Hastey.
This team has the benefit of insight and experience of other attorneys, John Bovis, Sam Thomas, Wes Skinner and David Drake. Their experiences and abilities in drafting wills and trust instruments, further aids the success of our estate litigation practice area.
Bovis, Kyle attorneys have served as administrators, executors, and trustees, and have testified as expert witnesses in estate litigation. When necessary for forensic accounting and presentation of complex financial issues, our in-house CPA, Robert Mastin, helps identify and develop evidence and its presentation.
Bovis, Kyle partners and associates in these areas are frequently authors and speakers at seminars and continuing legal education presentations including annual participation in the State Bar's "Hot Topics in Guardianships," as well as the DeKalb Bar Association, the Gwinnett Bar Association, and an annual Atlanta Bar Association Estate Planning and Practice presentation.
While most matters need only one attorney for resolution, the number of attorneys we have with experience in estate litigationallows Bovis, Kyle to efficiently confront larger cases due to the years of teamwork we have enjoyed together. Knowing the complexity of estate and fiduciary issues and disputes we face, we also select our support staff with care and knowledge.
Choosing Bovis, Kyle, Burch & Medlin, LLC to Represent You
By hiring our attorneys you get a lot of benefits—strategic counsel, a team of professionals dedicated to protecting your best interest, and individuals focused on solving your problem quickly and effectively.
Yet, we know that one of your chief concerns when selecting a law firm is price. We are proud to offer our clients only the services they need at prices they can afford. Contact us for more information about cost and to see if our attorneys can help you. We are available by phone, (770) 391-9100, or you can contact us online.