When a breach of fiduciary duty occurs, an experienced legal professional can assist you in enforcing your rights. These types of relationships involve trust and confidence that must be upheld at all times. The lawyers at Ostrom Morris, PLLC are prepared to offer assistance and guidance for a breach of fiduciary duty.
Overview of Breach of Fiduciary Duty
A breach of fiduciary duty can occur in a wide variety of settings. In the State of Texas, a breach of fiduciary duty comprises of a fiduciary relationship that is in existence between two parties, the defendant breached their duties and the breach lead to injury of the plaintiff or ultimately benefited the defendant at the expense of the plaintiff. In order to prove these essential elements, it is necessary to obtain the help of an experienced and skilled attorney. A knowledgeable legal professional can assist you in laying the foundation of your relationship, whether it happened as a matter of law or as a matter of fact.
Common Forms of Fiduciary Relationships
A fiduciary relationship can arise between trustee, executor, or administrator and a beneficiary, an agent and principal, attorney and client, officers and directors, employees and employers, and many other instances. A fiduciary must employ good faith, care and loyalty in their dealings. When a breach of fiduciary duty occurs, the fiduciary can be held accountable for their actions. You may be able to receive restitution for your injury, whether the breach is the result of an intentional or unintentional act.
Using Professional Legal Help
You may be entitled to remedies such as actual damages, exemplary damages, constructive trust, fee forfeiture and other forms of restitution. You have a burden of proof that must be satisfied in order to prove the defendant’s guilt. By hiring an attorney for your breach of fiduciary duty case, you can improve your chances of winning.
At Ostrom Morris, PLLC, you will meet with an attorney that offers personalized attention and superior service. The facts of your case will be evaluated in full detail, in order to determine the merits of your fiduciary relationship and if a breach occurred. They will create an effective legal strategy that will highlight the strengths in yourcase and point out the weaknesses in the defendant’s. You can rest assured knowing that your case will be in good hands.