Trustee De Son Tort Law and Legal Definition

Trustee De Son Tort means a trustee of his own wrong. S/he is a person who, without legal authority, administers a living person’s property to the detriment of the property owner. Trustee De Son Tort is not a regularly appointed trustee but because of interference with the trust can be held by a court as constructive trustee which entails liability for losses to the trust.

Trustee De Son Tort is not an appointed trustee, but takes on them to act as such and to possess and administer trust property for the beneficiaries.