Nicholas J. Dimakos focuses primarily on probate and fiduciary litigation. His practice includes all types of contested trust and estate matters, including will contests and challenges to account beneficiary designations; accounting actions involving estates, trusts, and powers of attorney; contested administrations involving challenges to and the defense of the actions of fiduciaries; and trust terminations and modifications. Nick’s practice also includes guardianship litigation. He represents healthcare facilities and family members seeking guardianship and serves as court-appointed counsel for alleged incapacitated individuals.
Nick regularly appears before probate courts throughout northern and central New Jersey, including Bergen, Essex, Hunterdon, Mercer, Middlesex, Morris, Somerset, Union, and Warren counties. Nick’s experience before these courts helps him to guide clients in formulating the proper strategy tailored to their particular case.
Nick writes about probate litigation and guardianships on the firm’s NJ beneficiary rights blog, Guardians of Your Will. Nick clerked for the Assignment Judge of Bergen County, the Honorable Peter E. Doyne (Ret.), before entering private practice.