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Timothy Edward Kalamaros

Timothy Kalamaros’s Answers

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  • Can I make the executer of a 6 year old will lower the price of buildings?

    The buildings are nice, but have been for sale and he does not want to lower the prices. There are 4 in the will and all of us want to lower the price but the executer.

    Timothy’s Answer

    The court appointed personal representative has the power to set the terms of sale. However, if the terms are unreasonable, it may be a mistake for him or her not to change them. Heirs may be damaged by the delay. You heirs may, as a group or individually, hire a lawyer to petition to the court to force him to adjust the terms of sale if you can show that it is appropriate to do so, given some admissible facts in the record. For a small value estate, it might not be worth the trouble. But if the buildings are expensive to maintain, and market conditions favor sale on reasonable terms, then you may be damaged and could possibly hold the P.R. accountable. Finally, if the delay is due to some sort of self-dealing opportunity which can be proven to the court, again, not only could you force a change to the terms, but possible hold the P.R. accountable. It will depend on the evidence. You need to hire an experienced probate lawyer to get it done.

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  • Need copies of Notice to Appear and A Minute document for Vanderburgh County in Indiana

    I don't have money for an attorney, so I'm trying to file the petition to waive BMV reinstatement fees. I can scrape together the money for SR22 insurance and a defensive driving course per instructions on myBMV acct. However, Vanderburgh county...

    Timothy’s Answer

    Try pro bono legal services
    http://www.evansville.in.gov/Index.aspx?page=131

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  • What forms are needed for informal probate of a will in Morrison County MN?

    My father passed away leaving a will, naming myself as the executor and sole beneficiary. I am trying to determine what forms I fill out for informal probate in Morrison County as the website says every county is different.

    Timothy’s Answer

    Save yourself the trouble and hire a lawyer. The analogy to dentistry is apt.

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  • The above is my question , I do not wanna re type this

    My father died with no will , I established a small probate to cash a check from his bank account that made the check out to the state of (my dad's name) I take the check to my bank along with the paperwork from the court appointing me the person ...

    Timothy’s Answer

    You need to hire a lawyer to advise you. The lack of facts and clarity here makes it a waste of time to guess. However, you can be sure that without certain things, the bank will not just do what you want them to do. You are not the deceased and you need something to show them proper legal authority to claim on his behalf. More info needed to say what.

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  • Can I loose my home?

    I am a female who was in a 20+ year relationship with another female. We grew apart and I am now seeing someone else. However I did not kick her out of the house. Last week she fell and went to the er. After xrays and such she was diagnosed wit...

    Timothy’s Answer

    As Mr Box said, no. She is not a co owner and her debts are not yours.

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  • How do I close the estate without gaining the signature of the other beneficiary?

    The will states in specific language that I do not have to show any accounting to any other beneficiary. The other beneficiary is troublesome and I had problems with getting her to sign other documents. I am the executor and other beneficiary.

    Timothy’s Answer

    Specific question depends on state law. You need a lawyer for this. In Indiana, we schedule and give notice and then have a hearing on final accounting and the heirs can show up and complain or not, but their opportunity to do so gets cut off and the estate is terminated soon enough. A lawyer needs to help with this, bottom line.

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  • What are our legal options? Is there a way to legally force him to produce these bonds and accounts?

    My grandfather recently passed away. He had a will in which he left all of his assets to his children and grandchildren. We have recently found out that my uncle has been withdrawing money from all of my grandfather's accounts (the account only ...

    Timothy’s Answer

    In this kind of situation it's up to the personal representative-- that's the executor approved by the court-- to take action against the uncle. The Personal rep must discuss this with his or her lawyer and decide what to do.

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  • What rights do i have to a copy of the will? everything is to be distributed evenly. thank you

    my parents died in november and january this year and everything was put in my sisters name, house, bank accounts. she was the power of attorney (and controlled everything) and now executive of the estate but there was no estate or probate? we ha...

    Timothy’s Answer

    Yes you have a right to the will, probated yet or not. Get a lawyer to write a letter demanding it and take it from there.

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  • Does it make sense for me to hire a lawyer or should I just plea guilty?

    I was arrested for a dui in Vermont, this is my first offense. From my understanding, Vermont does not have a work permitted or hardship license. Is it even worth it for me to fight for it. I'm not contesting that I was speeding or over the limit,...

    Timothy’s Answer

    Easy answer. Get a lawyer. You may not understand the consequences and usually DUI lawyers are inexpensive.

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  • Can I write exceptionally rich people who's addresses I find to ask for financial assistance?

    Is it legal to ask strangers for money? Scenario: I locate a highly expensive neighborhood and find an address to someone like a doctor or someone rich, and I write them a letter explaining to them my life story, goals, and ask for financial ass...

    Timothy’s Answer

    What you suggest is lawful but a waste of time. Consider employment or a social services agency to see what other means you may be able to secure. Good luck.

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