On this page, you will find a list of legal words, terms and phrases that begin with the letter “F.” Each term has a short definition, and some of them have a link for a more detailed description. Just scroll down the page to find the word or term that you are looking for.
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Fiduciary – A fiduciary is a person who owes a legal duty to act primarily for the benefit of another. For instance, a trustee has a fiduciary duty to act for the benefit of the beneficiaries of the trust. A guardian has a fiduciary duty to act for the benefit of the ward.