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Navigating the complexities of probate and trust administration can be difficult, especially when one or more of the parties is not treated fairly or they perceive that they were not treated fairly.
A fiduciary is an individual who has been vested with the legal obligation to act on behalf of another party, such as a beneficiary or an estate. Whether it’s a party with a power of attorney for an elderly parent, an executor in a probate case, or a trustee managing a trust, these fiduciaries are bound by a legal and ethical framework known as fiduciary duty.
This duty, as defined by the Texas Estates Code, obligates fiduciaries to act in the best interests of those they represent. The Code applies to various roles, including executors, administrators, guardians, trustees, and agents acting under a power of attorney.
The stakes are high. A breach of fiduciary duty can result in significant legal ramifications, including claims of fraud and negligence.
While fiduciary duties may seem straightforward, their violation can occur in various forms such as:
Whether you are dealing with probates or trusts, fiduciary misconduct can severely impact the estate or trust’s beneficiaries and even creditors.
Our experienced team of attorneys handles fiduciary litigation involving probates and trusts. We can help you navigate through:
When it comes to fiduciary litigation involving probates and trusts, the intricacies can be overwhelming. Allow us to take the burden off your shoulders. With a dedicated team of Houston-based lawyers focusing on fiduciary litigation, we can provide you with the legal advice and representation you need.
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