Sandra Clark, Michele Smith and team received a Summary Judgment in a complicated probate litigation case involving alleged breach of fiduciary duty.

Cause No. D-160234-C; Laura Kathleen Fielding, Independent Administrator of the Estate of Charles W. Hodge, Deceased v. Janniece Tullos; In the District Court of Orange County, Texas, 260th Judicial District

Sandra Clark, Michele Smith and team received a Summary Judgment in a complicated probate litigation case involving alleged breach of fiduciary duty. Plaintiff, the Independent Administrator of an estate, claimed our client had a fiduciary duty to the deceased and exerted undue influence to obtain financial benefits for herself. The Court granted Defendant’s Summary Judgment stating that there was no fiduciary relationship and that Defendant did not exert undue influence.