Trust Litigation Attorney
If you live in North Texas and believe that a trustee of a trust for a member of your family may be committing fraud, self-dealing, or another form of trust mismanagement, you need to seek the help of law firm with experience in Trust Litigation like the Chenault Law Firm. Conversely, if you are the trustee of a trust and someone is accusing you or you believe is preparing to accuse you of misconduct in your role as fiduciary, it is in your best interest to contact an experienced Trust Litigation team like the one at the Chenault Law Firm.
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If you live in Denton or the surrounding area and need legal assistance with trust litigation, give us a call at 972.591.0099 or fill out the form below today. The Chenault Law Firm is experienced and provides legal services in Probate, Estate, Trust & Guardianship Litigation, Fiduciary Litigation, Will Contests, Estate Administrations, Estate Planning, and more.
Trust Litigation in Texas
In the state of Texas, a trustee, or the person who oversees the trust, has a fiduciary responsibility to the beneficiaries that trust specifies. These responsibilities include things like loyalty, impartiality, and a duty to not self-deal or create other conflicts of interest in their role.
It’s common for a member of the family to act as the trustee for a trust. However, there are all kinds of situations where they may fail to perform the duties of their role faithfully.
Reasons you may wish to litigate a trust in the state of Texas include, but are not limited to:
- They trustee may have issues with accounting, or it may seem to you that something simply doesn’t “add up” and you’d like to have the accounting reviewed by someone else.
- The trustee may be failing in their responsibility to make an adequate and timely distribution of the proceeds of the trust to its beneficiaries.
- There could be issues with fraud or a breach of the terms of the trust.
- There may be a disagreement based upon a conflict within the family that cannot be settled without litigating.
DO YOU HAVE QUESTIONS ABOUT A TRUST IN THE STATE OF TEXAS? CONCERNED ABOUT POSSIBLE LITIGATION OR LOOKING TO LITIGATE YOURSELF? THE CHENALUT LAW FIRM CAN HELP! TAKE A MOMENT TO GIVE US A CALL AT 972.591.0099 OR FILL OUT THE FORM ON THIS PAGE TO GET STARTED.
We aggressive litigate trust disputes or breaches of fiduciary duty on behalf of our clients. We understand that every client is different and will have their own unique set of objectives they seek in a trust litigation. Though negotiation is always on the table, we are ready if such efforts fail to take the dispute to trial on behalf of our clients in North Texas.
Here are some of the most common trust disputes that lead to litigation in Texas:
- Trust termination
- Mental Capacity
- Successor Trustees
- Trust Modifications
- Trust Funding
- Trustee Suitability
- Trustee Competency
- Trust Distribution
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Want to know more about how we can help with your situation? Let’s talk. Give the Chenault Law Firm a call at 972.591.0099 or fill out the form below to discuss your case with a lawyer from our experienced team. We have the experience and legal expertise you will need to aggressively defend your position in a trust litigation or any other situation related to civil litigation and probate services. Our team is always standing by, so fill out the form or call today.