Thomas C. Sopko, Attorney at Law
Thomas Sopko has a law practice in South Bend (IN)
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Lawyer has extensive experience representing clients in Business Law, Industrial Development Law, Litigation, Real Estate Law, Trusts & Estate Planning, Wills & Probate matters.
Advertising, Antitrust Law, Domestic, Banking Law (Investment Crimes, Investment Funds Fraud), Business Formation (Bying & Selling Business, Corporations, Creation, Hedge Fund Formations, Joint Venture, LLC, LLP Formation & Disputes, Partnerships), Commercial, Commercial Bankruptcy, Commercial Leasing, Communications & Media, Construction & Development, Contracts involving State & Minicipality, Controlled Substances Law, Corporate Finance & Taxation, Creditor's Rights, Customs Disputes, Debt Collection, Debt Settlement, Directors' & Officers' Liability, False Advertising, Federal Contracts, Federal Grants, Foreign Investments (Emerging Markets Capabilities), Franchising, Gaming Law, Government Construction Contracts, Institutional Investing, Interests, Internal Investigative Services, International Transactions (Imports & Exports Operations, International Arbitration, International Business Operations, International Law, International Trade Regulations), Licensing, Locating Funds, Mergers, Acquisitions & Divestitures, Mortgages & Foreclosures, Non-Profit Corporations, Professional Corporations, Public Offerings, Reorganizations & Restructuring, RICO Act, State & Minicipal Bonds, Trade Associations, Unfair Competition (False Designation of Origin), Venture Capital (Financial Markets Analysis)
Industrial Development Law
Appellate Practice, Business & Commercial Litigation (Engineering Litigation), Class Action, Conflicts of Law, General Civil Litigation (Expert & Witness Testimony, Fiduciary Abuse), Securities Litigation/Broker Misconduct, Writs
Real Estate Law:
Building Codes, Commercial Real Estate (Commercial Leasing, Commercial Real Estate Purchase & Sale, Drainage Law, End Loans, Hotel & Hospitality Law), Construction Contracts & Disputes, Boundaries, Construction Litigation, Eminent Domain, Foreclosure, Hotel REIT Practice, Industrial Development Issues, Mechanic's Liens, Mortgages, REITs and Limited Partnerships, Residential Real Estate (Condominiums & Cooperatives, Homeowners' Associations, HOPE VI Distressed Housing, Predatory Lending, Residence Purchase & Sale (Condos, Coops, Houses)), Restrictive Covenant Injunctions, Title Litigation, Zoning Regulations, Land Use
Trusts & Estate Planning:
Asset Protection, Charitable Trusts (Foundations), Estate Administration, Gifts, Guardianship & Conservatorship, IRA, Living Trusts, Power of Attorney, Revocable & Irrevocable Trusts (Fiduciary Responsibility)
Wills & Probate:
Probate, Wills drafting
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Territory of Practice
St Joseph: Granger, Lakeville, Mishawaka, New Carlisle, North Liberty, Notre Dame, Osceola, South Bend, Walkerton, Wyatt
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- tenants by the entirety
- Is a type of tenancy available only for married couples. Husband and wife each own the undivided whole of the property, so upon the death of one of the spouses, his/her share goes directly to the surviving spouse.
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