February 26, 2016 – Dallas, Texas. Burdette & Rice of Dallas, Texas, a law firm specializing in litigation over trusts, probate, and estates, is proud to announce an important new blog post on the topic of Fiduciary litigation. The firm has made a commitment to using its blog as a public outreach mechanism to better educate Texas residents on important issues concerning probate, trusts, and estate issues.
“Our law firm has always prioritized education and outreach,” explained Elliott Burdette, Managing Director of Probate Litigation at Burdette and Rice. He continued, “This new post covers an important issue, that of damages in fiduciary litigation, and makes for interesting reading for any lay person who has an interest or might be facing a dispute.”
To read the blog post, please visit the website blog. There, in addition to information on fiduciary disputes under Texas law, interested parties are advised to click ‘up’ to the company’s blog by clicking on the ‘blog’ tab in the navigation for more articles on Texas estate, probate, and/or trust issues.
Fiduciary Litigation in Texas: Synopsis of Information
The following is a summary of the article. The article, first, explains the responsibilities of a fiduciary in layman’s terms. Second, it reminds readers that a fiduciary is charged with acting under the highest standards of Texas law to act in the interest of the beneficiary or beneficiaries. Next, it goes over what might happen when a the behavior of a fiduciary is questioned, up to and including legal proceedings or even litigation. Finally, it overviews the concepts of “good faith,” “bad faith,” and “negligence.” The reader is reminded that the post is meant for lay persons and as such, any reader is admonished to consult with a lawyer or law firm specializing in fiduciary issues with respect to trusts, estates, and/or probate as every situation is unique.
About Burdette & Rice, PLLC
Burdette & Rice, PLLC is a probate, estate, and guardianship dispute law firm, with lawyers dedicated to listening to their clients, being fully present to them, and advocating their clients’ positions in the simplest and most persuasive way possible. The law firm employs well-respected probate and estate lawyers in Dallas, Texas. Clients come to Burdette & Rice to contest a will in Texas, work on complex inheritance litigation and disputes, and even to litigate disputes over powers of attorney, guardianship and trustee issues all based on Texas law.
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