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The Law Offices of Honoria DaSilva-Kilgore, P.C.
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Our Services


We allow our clients to take back control of their lives and get A Fresh Start.

Wills, Trusts and Probate

Working to protect, preserve and dispense your legacy according to your wishes and navigating you and your loved ones through the probate process.


Owed money?  We will do all we can to assure you receive payment swiftly. Whether a breach in contract, goods, & services, perfecting out-of-state judgments, or protecting your rights as a creditor or defendant in a bankruptcy case. We can help.

Real Estate

Use us as your primary resource to find you the perfect real estate team for your transaction from Realtor to Lender to Attorney.

Why Clients Choose Us

For Consumer or Business Bankruptcies

The majority of our bankruptcy clients tell us they want two things. They want the stress to stop. That’s what we provide.

For Estate Planning

We understand how hard you’ve worked to get where you are and to create a legacy for your family. We will ensure that your assets are protected and that your loved ones are provided for as you planned, Be that in a Will, Trust or other instruments.

For Litigation

When the other party in a transaction does not fulfill its obligation, you need experienced legal counsel to pursue your right whether as a Plaintiff or Defendant.

For Real Estate

Whether you’re buying or selling, the process can be frustrating and confusing. Our clients tell us that the best thing about working with us is that we make the process transparent and understandable.

Community Services/Professional Involvement

  • Pro Bono Bankruptcy Attorney for South Coastal Counties Legal Services
  • Frequent Panel Speaker for Pro-Homes First Time Home Buyers
  • Member of the Bristol County Bar Association, Massachusetts Bar Association, Portuguese Bar Association National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys
  • Corporator for Bridgewater Savings Bank
  • Counsel to Merolla, Accetturo & Lough
  • Licensed Massachusetts Realtor
  • Former Assistant City Solicitor for City of Taunton
  • Independent College Advisor with Personal College Counseling, Inc.
  • Notary Public

Extra Services

  • Flexible appointment times, including evenings and weekends
  • Free telephone consultation
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I just wanted to take the time to say “Thank you” for everything. You were honest and straight forward from day one. I appreciate that more than anything. I was in a bad place in life when we met, but thanks to you that bad place is lost and long gone! You’re a great lawyer, but even better person! Once again thank you. Best regards.

― Kerri, New Bedford, MA

A quick note to thank you for all you did for me. You managed to make a difficult situation a little easier. You have the ability to make people believe anything can be fixed and managed (and you do it cheerfully)! Thanks again!

― Joanne, Taunton, MA

Thank you so much for meeting with me to go over the next steps of handling my mom’s estate. I can’t thank you enough for all the time and patience you spent explaining everything to me. Your kindness during this difficult time is so appreciated.

― Kristen, Norton, MA

Educational Articles

Homesteads and Why You Need One

Homesteads and Why You Need One

What is a Homestead under Massachusetts Law? If you’re a Massachusetts homeowner, the Massachusetts Homestead Act protects equity up to certain amounts in your home from being liquidated to pay off liens. You must live in your home as a principal residence to qualify for homesteading. Mutually agreed to secured debt like a mortgage or a home equity loan are not effected by the Homestead...

What is Probate?

What is Probate?

Once you have accumulated any type of significant assets, it is a good time to start estate planning. Most people think about this when they are going through a significant life changes such as purchasing real estate, marriage, birth of children, death and divorce. Having a Will is especially important for those with children, blended families, or couples that are not married. If you have...

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