The Role of a Fiduciary in Estate Planning - Werner Law Firm

The Role of a Fiduciary in Estate Planning

Infidelity is the act of betraying someone’s trust. Its opposite is fidelity, which involves loyalty. In the very same linguistic branch, we have “fiduciary”, which describes a relationship of trust and responsibility between two individuals, where one (the fiduciary) is acting as a representative for the other (the principal). In estate planning, the planner, grantor, …

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What Constitutes a Breach of Fiduciary Duty in California? - Werner Law Firm

What Constitutes a Breach of Fiduciary Duty in California?

Legal jargon can at times feel impenetrable to a layperson, thus removing any sense of relatability from the law, and making it obtuse and confusing. Yet the reality is that the law simply dictates proper conduct between individuals, either with other individuals or society. It sets guidelines and limits and enforces penalties on those that …

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