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GEORGIA EXECUTORS AND ADMINISTRATORS HAVE A FIDUCIARY DUTY TO UPHOLD TO THE HEIRS AND BENEFICIARIES OF THE GEORGIA ESTATE

As a Georgia probate litigation lawyer who has represented clients in countless court and legal proceedings concerning Georgia estate disputes in probate court, I am seeing more and more breaches by executors, administrators, and agents for powers of attorney, of their fiduciary duties.

“Fiduciary Duty” Defined: A fiduciary duty is a legal relationship of confidence or trust between two or more parties. In a fiduciary relationship, confidence and trust is put into another, whose good faith, advice and protection are sought after and required by law.

The term fiduciary frequently is becomes issues in the management of Georgia probate estates by untrustworthy or self-dealing executors or administrators. In fact, it is more and more often, I am coming across breach of fiduciary duty cases and they have become quite common issues concerning executors and administrators in Georgia probate estate administration. My thoughts are that since we have fallen on tough times with respect to our economy, these Georgia executors and administrators are taking liberties with their fiduciary duties imposed by Georgia probate law.

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