Todd E. Kastetter
Top Rated Estate & Trust Litigation Attorney in Denver, CO
The sole owner of his professional corporation, Todd E. Kastetter focuses his practice primarily on probate litigation, representing clients throughout Colorado. Mr. Kastetter also handles professional liability defense and disputes involving business, commercial, and real estate matters that may arise in the probate, estate, and trust litigation context. Mr. Kastetter has been admitted to practice in Colorado state courts since 1988. He is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit, and the Supreme Court of the United States.
Mr. Kastetter's probate litigation practice encompasses a wide variety of matters. He handles will contests that involve, for example, undue influence, the lack of testamentary capacity, or duress. In addition, Mr. Kastetter's probate experience includes disputes regarding powers of attorney and living wills; cases involving breaches of fiduciary duties, contested accountings, financial exploitation, fraudulent transfers, the protection and recovery of assets, forged documents, conservatorships, and guardianships; and disputes among personal representatives, trustees, and beneficiaries. Mr. Kastetter also regularly provides advice and counsel to fiduciaries, as well as defense representation.
Mr. Kastetter's successful track record and a high degree of ethics have earned him esteemed recognition from his fellow members of the bar. He has received an AV Preeminent* peer review rating through Martindale-Hubbell, and he has been listed by 5280, Denver's Mile High Magazine, as one of Denver's Top Probate Litigation Lawyers every year since 2017. Mr. Kastetter attended the University of Northern Colorado as an undergraduate, where he majored in political science and government and received a Bachelor of Arts in 1984. He then pursued his legal education at the University of Denver Sturm College of Law and was awarded his Juris Doctor in 1987.
*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards, and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.
About Todd E. Kastetter
First Admitted: 1988, Colorado
Professional Webpage: https://probatetrials.com/probate-litigation-attorney/
- “AV-Preeminent” rated probate litigation attorney
- U.S. Supreme Court
- U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit
- U.S. District Court – District of Colorado
- First Judicial District Bar Association
- Colorado Bar Association, Member
Last Updated: 5/15/2022