Breach of Fiduciary Duty

Breach of Fiduciary Duty Information From Our San Jose Attorney

Santa Clara County Estate Administration Lawyer

Executors, trustees, and probate administrators have the fiduciary duty to act in the beneficiaries' best interests. They are held to a high standard of honesty and integrity with the responsibility of managing a large sum of money.

When beneficiaries or potential beneficiaries accuse fiduciaries of violating their best interests, experienced legal help is paramount.

For more than 20 years, probate attorney Kai H. Wessels has advocated for fiduciaries wrongfully accused of misconduct, incompetence, greed, or acting with conflicting interests. We have also helped beneficiaries and heirs pursue claims against executors and trustees for breach of fiduciary duty. We offer a comprehensive approach to preserve the original intentions of a trust or estate.

Contact our law firm today to address your concerns with an experienced estate administration lawyer. We offer free initial consultations from our law office in San Jose, California.

Handling Breach of Fiduciary Duty Claims in San Jose

Trustees and executors have the fiduciary duty to manage a large sum of money. They are charged to put their interests aside, while acting with complete honesty and integrity. Unfortunately, fiduciaries' responsibilities are not always clear. In other circumstances, trustees and executors have been known to make poor decisions and even commit fraud for their benefit.

At The Wessels Law Firm, we have extensive experience representing clients in breach of fiduciary duty claims, involving:

  • Mishandling assets in a trust or estate
  • Failing to provide asset protection
  • Failing to distribute funds in a timely manner
  • Denying payments to beneficiaries for personal benefit
  • Conducting affairs in conflict with beneficiaries' best interests

Advocating For Clients in Probate Litigation

Since 1993, probate attorney Kai H. Wessels has handled disputes in probate litigation. Part of his background includes advocating for trustees and executors wrongfully accused of failing to maintain their fiduciary duties. He often consults professional trustees and executors to demonstrate the level of work performed is consistent with the responsibilities expected of fiduciaries. Mr. Wessels works with experts

Our law firm incorporates as much evidence as possible, including tax returns or invoices to illustrate the transactions made on the estate or trust were appropriate. We also work with appraisers to illustrate that trustees or executors dealt with real estate matters in a prompt and efficient manner.

Contact Us For a Free Initial Consultation

Contact The Wessels Law Firm in San Jose, California, today to schedule a free initial consultation. Our probate law firm provides the sound advice and strategy needed to successfully manage your legal needs.