Certain relationships include fiduciary responsibilities that require one party to act in the other’s best interests. Whether the fiduciary is a trustee, executor, attorney or legal guardian, a violation of their duty can trigger serious harm. However, proving this type of claim is a complicated process, requiring a detailed review of actions that might seem proper on their face. Our Palm Desert law firm, Bochnewich Law Offices, gives California clients comprehensive guidance on breach of fiduciary duty claims. Attorney Peter Bochnewich has more than two decades of legal experience and a successful track record litigating cases relating to the administration of fiduciary duties. No matter what your interest is in this type of matter, our lawyers will provide the support you need to protect your rights.
If you had a legal reason to rely on someone and they acted in a manner that benefited themselves instead of you, relief might be available. During a free initial consultation, we will explain key elements of the California law, such as:
A fiduciary duty can be established by law or through an agreement between the parties. In some cases, the harm done by someone who abuses this role can’t be undone, so even if you only suspect that a problem exists, it’s best to seek advice from a qualified attorney.
Bochnewich Law Offices represents Southern California clients in breach of fiduciary duty actions and other trust and estate matters. Please call 760-776-1377 or contact us online to schedule a free consultation at our Palm Desert office.