A.I. Kitsios LLC provides legal advice and solutions to individuals, entrepreneurs, family businesses, trustees and beneficiaries on contentious and non-contentious private client matters.
Our team, which comprises of members of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners and of the International Tax Planning Association, has a wealth of experience in private client work.
At A.I. Kitsios LLC we have considerable expertise in all types of probate and trust disputes. Our experienced litigators advise and regularly act on behalf of administrators of estate, executors of Wills, beneficiaries, trustees, protectors, and other interested parties in a broad range of cases regarding contentious probate and trust matters.
Our contentious trusts and estates expertise includes the following:
- Claims for breach of trust, fraud and asset recovery
- Contesting Wills
- Disputes arising in applications for grant of probate or letters of administration
- Disputes arising in the course of the administration of estates
- Disputes involving the appointment, removal or change of administrators, executors, or trustees
- Inheritance disputes
- International trusts and estates disputes including conflict of laws issues
- Issues regarding powers and duties of trustees
There are many things you must attend to when someone passes away. One of them is to deal with the administration of their estate. At A.I. Kitsios LLC we provide advice and guidance on any matter regarding the administration of a deceased’s estate died with or without a Will.
Our team assists clients through the whole of the process of administering the estate of the deceased from the initial stage of obtaining a grant of probate, grant of letters of administration or grant of letters of administration with Will annexed, as the case might be, to the distribution of the assets and the completion of the administration.
A.I. Kitsios LLC provides advice and full support to executors of a Will and to administrators of the estate in order to fulfil their duties and obligations, to collect the assets of the deceased, pay the deceased’s liabilities and distribute the deceased’s assets which might comprise of money, movable and immovable property, shares, digital assets and other possessions held in any part of the world. We also regularly act as executors or administrators of the estate of the deceased.
Our work includes assisting clients in having a foreign grant of probate or of letters of administration resealed in Cyprus.
A.I. Kitsios LLC understands the different needs and concerns of all the stakeholders regarding the management, continuity and proper succession of the family business to the next generation. Family businesses should expect the unexpected and act proactively by having a business succession plan in place and a proper family governance to avoid family conflicts that lead to wealth dissipation.
Our team will go through a long process of liaising with all the stakeholders of the family business to understand their vision and goals and propose an appropriate governance structure and succession plan for the successful transition of the family business to the next generation.
Our work includes the implementation of an appropriate family governance by suggesting and applying changes to the articles of association, the preparation of shareholders’ agreement and the development of a new structure.
What will happen to your assets in the future? Who takes what, and when? Will your wealth be preserved or dissipated by the next generation? These are crucial questions and concerns, addressed by a proper planning and expert advice.
A.I. Kitsios LLC provides tailored advice to clients wishing to protect their wealth, achieve their objectives and wishes, and assistance in structuring their estate in the proper way to ensure that it is passed to their loved ones in an orderly and efficient way.
Being part in an international network of law firms, A.I. Kitsios LLC can deliver bespoke advice to clients regarding the planning their cross-border estate involving assets across the globe.
Our expertise includes the following:
- Advice regarding the creation and administration of a Trust
- Appointed as Executors of a Will
- Acting as Trustees or Protectors of a Trust
- Drafting of Wills
- Estate Planning
- Forced heirship rules
- Succession planning