Timothy Edward Kalamaros’s Guides

Timothy Edward Kalamaros

Mishawaka Probate Attorney.

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  1. How to be ready to hire a lawyer for a contested trust or estate matter.

    Written by attorney Timothy Kalamaros, over 1 year ago.

    If you have an interest in a trust or estate that is not being handled to your satisfaction, and you need legal advice, here are some tips on how to successfully hire a lawyer. 1. Get your information organized. 2. Who are the parties? You need to know the name of the trustee o...

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  2. Five reasons to hire a lawyer to prepare a trust

    Written by attorney Timothy Kalamaros, over 1 year ago.

    This list describes why you should hire a lawyer to write a revocable trust for you rather than just buy one from a document prep company like the one on tv, or use a quick software document assembly program, or copy one out of a form book.

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  3. What is the difference between a revocable and irrevocable trust, and what is a living trust?

    Written by attorney Timothy Kalamaros, about 2 years ago.

    Fundamentally, atrust exists where one person holds property on behalf of another. So it is a type of fictitious enttiy used to hold and own property. A trust may be declared by a person during his or her lifetime, or as part of a valid last will and testamenty. A trust set up d...

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  4. Five Reasons to Hire a Lawyer to Prepare a Last Will and Testament

    Written by attorney Timothy Kalamaros, over 2 years ago.

    This is a list of reasons to hire a lawyer to prepare a will, rather than resort to non-lawyer document preparation services, form books, or programs that promise the reader he or she can "do-it-yourself," such other alternatives referred to as "DIY will alternatives."

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