Breach of Fiduciary Duty

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Lawyers for Breach of Fiduciary Duty Serving Oakville, Georgetown & Throughout Southern Ontario

Fiduciaries have to act with honesty and loyalty. In the context of trusts and estates, fiduciaries include trustees, executors/estate trustees, attorneys under power of attorney, guardians for property, and personal representatives. Each of these individuals owes a duty to the estate, the incapable person, or the beneficiaries. When a fiduciary fails in this duty, he or she can be held accountable through a breach of fiduciary duty action.

At Sweatman Law, we represent fiduciaries who are accused of breaching their duty as well as beneficiaries who are looking to hold a fiduciary accountable. From our offices in Oakville, and Georgetown, we provide a wide range of estate and trust litigation services, and we are committed to helping each of our clients achieve their goals.

Representing Beneficiaries

Our lawyers provide litigation services to beneficiaries who believe that there has been a breach of fiduciary duty, including cases involving:

  • Fraud and embezzlement
  • Self-dealing
  • Conflicts of interest
  • Unauthorized use of estate property
  • Mismanagement or poor accounting
  • Incorrect trust or will interpretation

Throughout the process, our lawyers will work diligently to protect your interests. We will help you hold the trustee, personal representative, or executor accountable for any harm caused by his or her breach of fiduciary duty.

Protecting the Rights of Fiduciaries

We can provide you with the advice you need throughout the estate administration, guardianship, or attorney under the power of attorney process, and we can advise you on your rights and responsibilities as a fiduciary. If you have been accused of breaching this duty, our experienced estate lawyers can represent you.

Contact Us About Breach of Fiduciary Duty

To schedule an appointment with a lawyer, contact Sweatman Law online and schedule an appointment. We are committed to serving clients in Oakville, Georgetown, and throughout Halton Region.

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