Perry, Iowa Estate Planning Lawyers

Perry, IA Estate Planning Lawyer with 17 years experience
(515) 465-8800 1215 2nd St
Perry, IA 50220
Estate Planning, Criminal, Divorce and Tax
Perry, IA Estate Planning Attorney
(515) 465-4641 1401 Willis Ave
Perry, IA 50220
Estate Planning, Divorce and Family
Boone, IA Estate Planning Lawyer with 13 years experience
(515) 433-0542 201 State St
Boone, IA 50036
Estate Planning
Southwestern Univ School of Law
Adel, IA Estate Planning Lawyer with 55 years experience
(515) 993-4545 1009 Main Street
Adel, IA 50003-1454
Estate Planning, Probate and Real Estate
Jefferson, IA Estate Planning Attorney with 43 years experience
(515) 386-3158 115 E. Lincoln Way, Suite 200
Jefferson, IA 50129
Estate Planning, Municipal, Probate and Real Estate
Jefferson, IA Estate Planning Attorney with 44 years experience
(515) 386-3158 115 E. Lincoln Way, Suite 200
Jefferson, IA 50129
Estate Planning, Business, Probate and Real Estate
Lisa A. Allison
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Des Moines, IA Estate Planning Attorney with 6 years experience
(515) 635-5299 4225 Fleur Drive
#145
Des Moines, IA 50321
Estate Planning, Criminal, Divorce and Domestic Violence
Drake University Law School
Charles Hendricks
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West Des Moines, IA Estate Planning Lawyer with 20 years experience
(515) 222-9900 1454 30th
Suite 202
West Des Moines, IA 50266
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Business, Probate and Real Estate
Drake University Law School
Samuel Kreamer
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West Des Moines, IA Estate Planning Attorney with 38 years experience
(515) 727-0900 7155 Lake Dr Ste 200
West Des Moines, IA 50266
Estate Planning, Business, Probate and Tax
Sam practices primarily in Estate Planning (including wills and trusts), probate law, succession planning and business law. In addition to being a lawyer, he is also a certified public accountant. Sam received his undergraduate degree in Business Administration-Accounting from the University of Southern California (U.S.C.) in 1978, and his Juris Doctorate at Drake University in 1981. Sam is licensed to practice law in all courts within Iowa, as well as the following Federal Courts: Northern and Southern District of Iowa, Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals, and the United States Tax Court. Sam is a member of the...
David Hellstern
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West Des Moines, IA Estate Planning Lawyer with 14 years experience
(515) 244-3500 6601 Westown Parkway, Suite 200
West Des Moines, IA 50266-7733
Estate Planning, Business, Construction and Probate
Drake University Law School
Jonathan Kramer
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Des Moines, IA Estate Planning Lawyer with 17 years experience
(515) 288-6041 699 Walnut Street
Suite 2000
Des Moines, IA 50309
Estate Planning, Antitrust, Business and Tax
Todd Elverson
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Des Moines, IA Estate Planning Lawyer with 38 years experience
(515) 243-1914 700 2nd Ave
Des Moines, IA 50309
Estate Planning, Business, Divorce and Family
Drake University Law School
Seth J. Harrington
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Urbandale, IA Estate Planning Attorney
(515) 975-3447 2961 100th Street
Ste. 9
Urbandale, IA 50322
Estate Planning, Criminal, Family and Juvenile
Law school doesn’t just teach you about the law. It also teaches you to never give up. While it was probably the hardest thing I ever did, the lessons I learned there are why I can stand up for clients at some of the hardest times of their lives. I graduated from Drake Law School in 2004 and have ten years of experience in the courts of Iowa standing up for people’s rights, whether as a private attorney, a prosecutor or a child protection attorney.
Tyler Smith
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Altoona, IA Estate Planning Lawyer with 16 years experience
(515) 212-4000 809 8th St. SW, Suite F
Altoona, IA 50009
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Elder, Personal Injury and Probate
University of Iowa
Ronald F. Eich
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Carroll, IA Estate Planning Attorney with 49 years experience
(712) 792-3424 815 N Main St
Carroll, IA 51401
Estate Planning, Agricultural, Insurance Claims and Landlord Tenant
Creighton University School of Law
Matthew Bollman
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West Des Moines, IA Estate Planning Lawyer
(515) 727-0986 1415 28th Street
Suite 160
West Des Moines, IA 50266
Estate Planning and Elder
University of Denver
ABOUT US Pearson Bollman Law (http://www.pearsonbollmanlaw.com) routinely counsels families in the areas of estate planning, wills, trusts, probate/trust administration, elder law/Medicaid planning, and VA pension eligibility. Attorney Matthew Bollman Matt grew up in northeast Iowa. Upon graduating from the University of Denver, College of Law in 2000, he moved to Seattle, Washington and then to Phoenix, Arizona. Matt and his family moved back to Ankeny in 2008 to return to the family environment Iowa provides. Matt joined Phyllis Pearson in her practice January 1, 2011. In 2010, Matt became a VA Accredited Attorney. Matt's practice focuses on estate planning, probate/trust administration and elder law. He...
Troy Skinner
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West des Moines, IA Estate Planning Lawyer with 23 years experience
(515) 327-1222 4000 Westown Pkwy
West des Moines, IA 50266
Estate Planning, Divorce, Family and Personal Injury
Donald Young
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West Des Moines, IA Estate Planning Attorney with 44 years experience
(515) 440-2175 Century II Bldg., Suite 160
1415 28 Street
West Des Moines, IA 50266
Estate Planning, Elder and Real Estate
University of Illinois College of Law
James Meade
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West Des Moines, IA Estate Planning Lawyer with 49 years experience
(515) 868-0163 1200 Valley West Drive, Suite 206-02
West Des Moines, IA 50266
Estate Planning, Divorce, Elder and Family
Harvard Law School
John Werden
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Carroll, IA Estate Planning Lawyer with 35 years experience
(712) 792-9752 815 N Main St
Carroll, IA 51401
Estate Planning, Elder, Probate and Tax
Drake University Law School
Dario Zaffarano
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Ames, IA Estate Planning Attorney with 38 years experience
(515) 233-6960 621 Main St
Ames, IA 50010
Estate Planning, Agricultural, Business and Collections
Hamline University School of Law
Jody Sours
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West Des Moines, IA Estate Planning Lawyer
(515) 327-1000 1601 22nd Street, Suite 300
West Des Moines, IA 50266
Estate Planning
Ames, IA Estate Planning Lawyer with 22 years experience
(515) 233-2052 218 SE 16th St
Ames, IA 50010
Estate Planning, Arbitration & Mediation, Bankruptcy and Business
Ankeny, IA Estate Planning Lawyer with 15 years experience
(515) 964-1825 408 SW 3rd St
Ankeny, IA 50023
Estate Planning, Bankruptcy, Criminal and Tax
Penn State, The Dickinson School of Law
West des Moines, IA Estate Planning Lawyer with 15 years experience
(515) 727-0900 6600 Westown Pkwy
West des Moines, IA 50266
Estate Planning, Business and Collections
West des Moines, IA Estate Planning Lawyer with 23 years experience
(515) 327-1222 4000 Westown Pkwy
West des Moines, IA 50266
Estate Planning, Divorce, Family and Personal Injury
Ames, IA Estate Planning Lawyer with 19 years experience
618 Douglas Ave
Ames, IA 50010
Estate Planning, Business, Collections and Tax
Drake University Law School
Ames, IA Estate Planning Attorney with 48 years experience
(515) 232-1761 612 Kellogg Ave
Ames, IA 50010
Estate Planning, Divorce and Family
Drake University Law School
West des Moines, IA Estate Planning Lawyer with 40 years experience
(515) 243-4148 2700 Westown Pkwy
West des Moines, IA 50266
Estate Planning, Bankruptcy, Business and Collections
University of Iowa College of Law
Ames, IA Estate Planning Attorney with 25 years experience
(515) 239-5000 618 Douglas Ave
Ames, IA 50010
Estate Planning, Appeals, Business and Tax
University of Iowa College of Law, Editor in Chief, Iowa Law Review and Law Clerk to the Honorable J.L. Larson, Supreme Court of Iowa,
Des Moines, IA Estate Planning Attorney with 24 years experience
(515) 277-7136 415 42nd St
Des Moines, IA 50312
Estate Planning, Bankruptcy, Divorce and Family
Des Moines, IA Estate Planning Attorney with 30 years experience
(515) 287-1454 1217 Army Post Rd
Des Moines, IA 50315
Estate Planning, Divorce, Family and Personal Injury
West Des Moines, IA Estate Planning Attorney with 42 years experience
(515) 225-9000 4401 Westown Parkway, Neptune Bld. #302
West Des Moines, IA 50266
Estate Planning, Arbitration & Mediation, Business and Collections
Mary, Marshall Wythe Law School
Ankeny, IA Estate Planning Attorney with 22 years experience
(515) 964-1825 408 SW 3rd St
Ankeny, IA 50023
Estate Planning, Arbitration & Mediation, Bankruptcy and Business
Drake Law School
Ankeny, IA Estate Planning Attorney with 15 years experience
(515) 964-1825 408 SW 3rd St
Ankeny, IA 50023
Estate Planning, Bankruptcy, Criminal and Tax
Penn State, The Dickinson School of Law
Des Moines, IA Estate Planning Attorney with 24 years experience
(515) 277-7136 415 42nd St
Des Moines, IA 50312
Estate Planning, Bankruptcy, Divorce and Family
West des Moines, IA Estate Planning Attorney with 40 years experience
(515) 243-4148 2700 Westown Pkwy
West des Moines, IA 50266
Estate Planning, Bankruptcy, Business and Collections
University of Iowa College of Law
West des Moines, IA Estate Planning Lawyer with 38 years experience
(515) 727-0900 6600 Westown Pkwy
West des Moines, IA 50266
Estate Planning and Business
Des Moines, IA Estate Planning Attorney
(515) 248-9000 801 Grand Ave
Des Moines, IA 50309
Estate Planning, Arbitration & Mediation, Business and Tax
West des Moines, IA Estate Planning Attorney with 37 years experience
(515) 223-1631 2700 Westown Pkwy
West des Moines, IA 50266
Estate Planning, Arbitration & Mediation, Business and Divorce
Drake University Law School
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Planning your estate?

Estate planning arranges for the transfer of an individual's estate at the time of death. An estate consists of all property owned at death before it is distributed by will, trust, or intestacy laws. An estate may contain both real property and personal property. Estate planning allows an individual to decide exactly who will benefit from his or her estate, and to what extent. It can also reduce the taxes imposed on the transfer of assets at death.

An experienced estate planning lawyer can help minimize the amount of the estate surrendered to taxes as well as ensure that the management and distribution of the estate is carried out according to your plans. Particularly when your plans are complex and/or you have substantial property or assets, it is important to have an attorney who can ensure that your plan functions the way you intend. Depending on the complexity of your individual situation, your estate planning team may include attorneys, financial planners, bankers and insurance professionals. Some states certify attorneys as estate planning specialists, which means they have met certain requirements for experience, education, and testing in that field.


Fiduciary: A person or institution who manages money or property for another and who must exercise a standard care imposed by law, i.e., personal representative or executor of an estate, a trustee, etc.

Personal representative: The person who administers an estate. If named in a will, that person's title is an executor. If there is no valid will, that person's title is an administrator.