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Breaches of Fiduciary Duty in Dallas

Counsel from a Dallas Estate Planning Attorney

A fiduciary is a trusted individual that is chosen to take care of property or money for the benefit of another. An example of this type of legal relationship includes a trustee who is put in charge of managing the assets within a trust for the benefit of the beneficiaries involved. Another example involves an executor who is held accountable for overseeing the proper distribution of the estate to the heirs. The beneficiaries and heirs put their trust into the fiduciaries (the trustee and executor). Although people would like to believe that the fiduciaries are always going to fulfill their duties properly, that is not always the case. If you believe that someone in charge of your money/assets is abusing their power, now is the time to speak with a Dallas estate planning lawyer.

Different Cases Involving Breaches of Fiduciary Duty

At Carol Willis Butrus, Attorney at Law, I am committed to providing you with the legal counsel you need to handle your breach of fiduciary case. When you place money or assets into the hands and care of another, you believe that they will continue to protect those assets. This may not always be the case in which the fiduciary:

  • Abuses/misuses their power;
  • Takes money for themselves (self-dealing);
  • Ethically or negligently violates their responsibilities;
  • Blatantly goes against your instructions;
  • Puts their needs before yours; or
  • Uses money for their own benefit.

Looking for a lawyer for estate planning in Dallas?

A fiduciary has certain obligations to uphold and should not be abusing/misusing their power. If you believe that your money or assets are being taken advantage of, it is important to seek legal counsel as soon as possible. With more than 20 years of experience as an estate planning attorney in Dallas, I can help you asses your case and steer you towards peace of mind. I understand that this can be a very overwhelming and stressful situation to deal with and my goal is to help you reach an effective and quick end result.

Contact Carol Willis Butrus, Attorney at Law at (972) 325-7516 to discuss your important legal matters!

Carol Willis Butrus, Attorney at Law - Dallas Estate Planning Attorney
Located at 2500 Dallas Parkway, Suite 600 Plano, TX 75093. View Map
Phone: (972) 325-7516 | Local Phone: (469) 440-5401.