Law Office of Robert D. Dimler 40 Court Street 3rd Floor Plymouth, MA 02360

Our Services

Overview

Our office manages many day-to-day personal matters for our clients while managing over one million dollar assets. We monitor our wards very closely and maintain regular contact with them and their attending professionals. 


We have experienced working with individuals and their families, nursing homes, and federal and state agencies, such as the Department of Veterans Affairs and the Massachusetts Commission for the Blind. We also receive appointments from various Probate and Family Courts in Massachusetts.


Our experienced team can help you with the following: 

  • Representative Payee
  • Federal Fiduciary
  • Guardian of the Person
  • Rogers Guardian
  • Conservator
  • Guardian of the Person and Estate
  • Executor/Administrator of Estate
  • Trustee


We are also experienced in handling emergency appointments and often accept appointments as Temporary Guardian. Please contact our office, in advance, if you would like to nominate us in an emergency situation.

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Personal Care Management

As guardian of the person, we are familiar with making personal and medical decisions on behalf of others. Such responsibilities include making decisions as to the following matters: 

  • Residences (In-home and Out-of-home Placement) 
  • Ordinary medical treatment and overall health care
  • Extraordinary medical treatment (antipsychotic medications, etc.) 
  • Non-medical services such as education and counseling
  • Release of confidential information
  • End-of-life decisions


As a law office, we are also able to assist our wards with everyday legal issues. For example, we have handled matters in the following areas:

  • MassHealth Applications
  • Civil commitments and Rogers Orders
  • Civil and Criminal Charges
  • Bankruptcy
  • Restraining Orders and Divorces
  • Estate Planning
  • Local, State, and Federal Taxes
  • Social Security Benefits
  • VA Benefits
  • Life Insurance Benefits 

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Financial Care Management

As fiduciary for our wards' assets, in whatever capacity, we are familiar with making financial decisions on their behalf. Such responsibilities include the following: 

  • Marshall and protect assets
  • Obtain appraisal of property
  • Protect property and assets from loss
  • Budget spending 
  • Receive income from the estate
  • Make appropriate disbursements
  • Manage and Sell Personal Property
  • Manage and Sell Real Property
  • File Inventories and Accounts with the Court
  • File Accounts with the Social Security Administration and the Department of Veterans Affairs


As a law office, we are also able to assist our clients with special probate matters such as the following:

  • Petitions for License to Sell (for both Real and Personal Property)
  • Petitions to Establish Estate Plans
  • Expanding, limiting, and modifying Probate Orders

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