Malfeasance: Examples and Taking Action

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Malfeasance is the term used in both civil and criminal law to describe any act that is wrongful. An act of malfeasance will always involve dishonesty and/or intent. The distinction is applicable to corporate officers, public officials, trustees and those who are bestowed with responsibility. Famous examples of malfeasance: Kim Davis* refusing to issue marriage… Read more »

Breach of Fiduciary Duty: How to Recover

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When someone accepts legal or ethical responsibility for another party by the means of a promised service, they can become a fiduciary for said party. A fiduciary is “a person or a business like an attorney, trustee, bank or stock brokerage who has the power and obligation to act for another under circumstances which require… Read more »