Breach of Fiduciary Duty Defense Attorneys

It is difficult to provide a comprehensive definition of fiduciary duties; but generally, individuals who take on fiduciary duties are usually officers, directors, agents, executors, administrators, or trustees and are referred to as the fiduciary.

In Texas, the elements of a breach of fiduciary duty claim are: (i) a person intentionally, knowingly, or recklessly misapplies property (ii) he holds as a fiduciary or property of a financial institution(iii) in a manner that involves a substantial risk of loss to the owner of the property or to a person for whose benefit the property is held. 

In Texas breach of fiduciary duty statute of limitations is seven years. This means the prosecutor must return an indictment no more than seven years after the breach of fiduciary duty cause of action accrued. Since it can be hard to pinpoint when the breach of fiduciary duty began, it may be necessary for a lawyer to help determine when that date was.

Texas judicial systems place severe responsibility on those with the title of fiduciary. If someone has or may allege that you have breached a fiduciary duty, you need an experienced criminal defense attorney on your side.

We understand the significance of relationships between investors, partners, and shareholders. We know that any claims of fiduciary liability can be complex and require a lawyer experienced in both defending against and prosecuting these claims.

Charged With Breach of Fiduciary Duty?

If you feel that you have been the victim of a breach of fiduciary duty from improper investment in Texas, it is important to seek the help of a skilled attorney with the experience and knowledge to recognize, investigate and establish proof that a breach of fiduciary duty occurred.

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