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Donald Ray Hopper

Wills and living wills Attorney at Indianapolis, IN

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Learn Donald’s areas of practice.

5
Practice areas
  1. Estate planning
    20%
    Helping individuals and couples with planning for life and end of life matters including appointing health care representatives, power of attorney, will and trust

    48 years

  2. Probate
    20%
    Assisting family members who have lost love ones in gathering assets and settling the estate by distributing those assets to their heirs

    48 years

  3. Tax
    20%
    Advising individuals on inheritance and other death taxes

    48 years

  4. Trusts
    20%
    Representing trustees and beneficiaries of revocable and irrevocable trusts

    48 years

  5. Wills and living wills
    20%

    48 years

Expanding legal services to Indiana citizens and communities by helping senior and disabled attorneys in solo and small law firms transition their law practices for value to junior attorneys or law firms who want to build on their legal legacies Experience Associate Attorney – Young, Harris and Harvey in Crawfordsville, IN – 1974-77 Chief Deputy – Montgomery County Prosecutor’s Office in Crawfordsville, IN – 1974-77 Managing Attorney – Legal Services Program of Northern Indiana in Lafayette, IN – 1978-81 Director of Research and Innovation – The Navigators in Indianapolis and Colorado Springs, CO – 1981-96 Executive Pastor – Grace Community Church in Noblesville, IN – 1996-2004 Owner – Hopper Mediation Services in Carmel, IN – 2004-07 Administrator of Inheritance Tax – Indiana Department of Revenue in Indianapolis – 2007-14 Owner and Founder – Hopper Legal Consulting Services in Indianapolis – 2014-Present Education B.A. – Purdue University – Political Science major – 1970 J.D. – Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law – 1974 Bar Admissions Indiana – 1974 U.S. District Courts for Northern and Southern Indiana – 1974 Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals – 1975 U.S. Tax Court – 1977 Professional Associations Indiana State Bar Association – Member of Probate, Trust and Real Property Section (current Secretary-Treasurer, member of Probate Review Committee and Chair of its Governmental Claims Subcommittee) Indianapolis Bar Association Awards Presidential Citation for Exceptional Contributions to the Practice of Law from the Indiana State Bar Association – 2011 Patricia Paxton Wagner Excellence in Estate Planning and Administration Award from the Indianapolis Bar Association - 2013 Speaking/Training Don has presented over 70 training seminars in the areas of inheritance tax, probate and trust administration to attorneys, paralegals, County Assessors/Treasurers, and financial institutions staff sponsored by state and local bar associations, Indiana Continuing Legal Education Forum (ICLEF), Indiana Association of County Assessors, Indiana State Board of Accounts for County Treasurers, Indiana Society of Accountants, regional estate planning councils throughout Indiana and financial institutions – 2010 - 2016 Future – Chair and Presenter of Law Practice Succession and Retirement Planning Seminar – ICLEF – September 21, 2017 Publication Indiana Inheritance Tax Handbook – Published by the Indiana State Bar Association and Indiana Department of Revenue – 2011

Licensed for 48 years
State IN
Status Active In Good Standing
Acquired 1974
Updated 01/03/2023

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

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Harrison & Moberly, LLP and Hopper Legal Consulting Services
10 W. Market Street
Suite 700
Indianapolis, IN, 46204

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Cost

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  • Free Consultation 60 minutes
Payment methods
Cash, Check

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AVVO RATING 9.4 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Partner
  • Harrison & Moberly, LLP
  • 2017 - Present
  • Founder and Owner
  • Hopper Legal Consulting Services
  • 2014 - Present
  • Administrator of Inheritance Tax
  • Indiana Department Of Revenue
  • 2007 - 2017

Education

  • Robert McKinney School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1974
  • Purdue University
  • B.A.
  • 1970

Associations

  • Indianapolis Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2017 - Present
  • Indiana State Bar Association, Governmental Claims Subcommittee
  • Chair
  • 2016 - Present
  • Indiana State Bar Association, Probate, Trust and Real Property Section
  • Secretary/Treasurer
  • 2016 - Present
  • Indiana State Bar Association
  • Officer and Member of Probate, Trust and Real Property Section
  • 2010 - Present
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Awards

  • Peer Review Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2018
  • Excellence in Estate Planning and Administration
  • Indianapolis Bar Association
  • 2013
  • Presidential Citation for Service
  • Indiana State Bar Association
  • 2011

Publications

  • Indiana Inheritance Tax Handbook
  • Co-author and Editor
  • 2011

Speaking Engagements

  • Law Practice Succession & Retirement Planning
  • Law Practice Succession Planning
  • 2017

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Indianapolis Wills and living wills Lawyer Donald Ray Hopper
Donald Ray Hopper
Wills and living wills Attorney
Indianapolis, IN
Licensed for 48 years
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