Defending And Initiating Fiduciary Litigation In Minnesota
A fiduciary is a position of trust. In the context of trusts and estates, a fiduciary is the person who acts on behalf of the trust or estate and includes personal representatives, trustees, guardians and conservators. Fiduciaries in these positions can be challenged and subject to removal proceedings.
At the St. Paul, Minnesota, law firm of Mason & Helmers, we both defend fiduciaries against removal proceedings and help clients initiate removal proceedings. Drawing on more than 30 years of experience, our attorneys can quickly identify the issues involved and advise clients on their likelihood of success.
The firm defends fiduciaries and seeks to remove fiduciaries in litigation involving the following issues:
- Breach of fiduciary duty or responsibility
- Imprudent investments
- Excessive administrative fees
- Failure to share information with beneficiaries
- Misuse of funds
- Failure to insure property and other negligence
- Favoring one class of beneficiaries over another
- Failure to timely pay disbursements
- Failure to properly manage a business
- Failure to properly interpret a trust
- Failure to carry out duties of a conservator
Clients in Fiduciary Litigation
The firm represents personal representatives, trustees, conservators, guardians, heirs and beneficiaries in fiduciary litigation. The attorneys also represent co-fiduciaries in actions where one fiduciary seeks removal of another for breach of fiduciary duty.
To learn more about fiduciary litigation, contact Mason & Helmers today. The firm’s lawyers serve clients in the Minneapolis-St. Paul area and beyond. Call 651-323-2548 or 877-389-5533 (toll free) to set up an appointment.