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11 Tough Questions to Ask a Lawyer
Before You Write a Check

1. What's your opinion of the probate process?

2. What percent of your income comes from probates?

3. How many living trusts have you set up?

4. Under what conditions do you recommend a living trust?

5. If I have a living trust, do I need to name a bank as the trustee?

6. How long will it take to set up my trust?

7. How many times do I meet with you during the process of preparing my trust?

8. What do you charge to set up my living trust and what does that fee include?

9. Do you transfer my property into the trust?

10. What do I need to bring with me to our first conference?

11. If I have more questions after you set up my trust, may I call you?


Provided as an educational service by J.L. Siefers, Jr., Attorney at Law, Siefers Law Office, P.C.

If you have questions or comments in the areas of elder law, estate planning, trust (including special needs trusts), probate, guardianships, or medicaid asset protection, you're invited to contact J.L. as follows:

J.L. Siefers, Jr.
Counselor and Attorney at Law
(Siefers Law Office, P.C.)
205 South Walnut Street Suite 14
Bloomington, Indiana 47404
TEL: (812) 558-0533 * FAX: (812) 558-0532

email J.L. Siefers, Jr. 

You're invited to call me!

I'll gladly talk with you over the phone or in person for free. I'll help you understand what decisions you face so you can properly plan for you and your loved ones while protecting your assets.

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