An executor, trustee, guardian or other fiduciary bears duties of accountability to interested persons and to the courts. The fiduciary also has many responsibilities to his or her principal.
Our attorneys have the background and experience necessary to assert and defend fiduciary claims. Our fiduciary representation attorneys are also trust and estate attorneys and draw on that substantive knowledge when managing a claim that arises within a fiduciary matter.
Bowles Rice lawyers routinely represent trustees and personal representatives with a fiduciary duty and obligation to defend an estate or trust.
In advising fiduciaries seeking to avoid litigation, our attorneys counsel the fiduciary concerning how to avoid claims and provide guidance – before any litigation arises – to put the fiduciary in the best possible position in the event litigation does commence.