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How Are Damages Calculated in a Breach of Fiduciary Duty Case in Texas?

Life presents many instances when we must place our trust and confidence in a knowledgeable advisor such as a lawyer, corporate director, real estate broker, or executor. By doing so, we often put our financial well-being on the line.  Because courts and legislators recognize the risk inherent in these relationships, the law requires these trusted individuals to act in...

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Common Examples of Breach of Fiduciary Duty in Texas

A fiduciary duty arises from a special relationship of trust and confidence. It requires the fiduciary to act in the best interests of another person.  The law formally imposes this duty for some interactions—like when it requires lawyers to put their clients’ interests before their own. In other cases, Texas courts recognize an informal fiduciary duty. This obligation stems...

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