Breach of Fiduciary Duty: Experienced Representation Protecting Your Interests

AV* Rated Under Martindale Hubbell's Peer Review Rating System

The term fiduciary implies trust. Fiduciaries are "responsible," "trusted" people upon whom beneficiaries and other parties rely for a wide array of services and professional duties. Fiduciaries are often unfairly targeted by unhappy beneficiaries, but when fiduciaries breach their duty, it is vitally important that the wronged parties are made whole.

The New York City law firm of Epstein & Weil LLC has prosecuted and defended many breach of fiduciary duty claims. Breach of fiduciary duty claims may involve:

  • Trustees
  • Executors
  • Corporate Officers and Directors
  • Persons with Powers of Attorney
  • Guardians

We can provide knowledgeable, experienced and effective legal help in fiduciary-related cases involving a broad range of issues, including claims of:

  • Conflicts of interest
  • Undue influence
  • Self dealing
  • Breach of good faith/lack of good faith
  • Co-mingling of assets
  • Breach of confidence/divulging secrets
  • Misuse/abuse of powers of attorney
  • Executor/trustee malfeasance
  • Inappropriate handling of money

We can handle cases ranging from fiduciary relationships with elderly family members to excessive-compensation claims brought by shareholders.

We have defended executives against excessive compensation, misrepresentation and other allegations of fiduciary breaches. We have successfully represented estate fiduciaries and beneficiaries in claims involving inheritances and improper/fraudulent powers of attorney.

Call Us To Learn More About The Services We Provide

Contact us at Epstein & Weil LLC for experienced help in bringing or defending case involving breach of fiduciary duty. We are available around the clock, are located in Lower Manhattan near the Brooklyn Bridge, accept VISA, Master Card and American Express, and speak Spanish and Hebrew as well as English. Contact us by e-mail or by calling 212-732-4888.

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