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Wills, Estate & Probate Litigation

Des Moines, Iowa Estate Planning and Probate Lawyers

An estate plan can serve different purposes for different people. You may be interested in establishing a trust for your grandchildren. You may be interested in establishing a living will to provide directives in certain medical situations. Whatever your needs, you can feel confident knowing the Powell Law Firm, P.C. will take the time to determine your specific needs and craft an estate plan to fit those needs.

To discuss your estate planning or probate questions with an attorney, call The Powell Law Firm at 515-224-4913 to schedule your consultation. You may also email the firm and someone will be in touch with you promptly.

Identifying Your Needs and Developing a Plan

The Powell Law Firm offers personalized services to individuals and families at all stages of life. Whether you are newly married, new parents, newly retired, recently divorced, or your financial situation has changed, the firm can help. By listening to your goals and your unique situation, an attorney from the firm can ensure wealth is preserved and transferred and that wishes made while you are living are followed upon your passing. Services offered include the following:

  • Wills - A will ensures that you make the decisions regarding how property is distributed upon your death. It also can provide guidance on who will take care of minor children. People in all stations and stages of life are advised to have a will.
  • Trusts - An attorney can establish a trust or trusts to fit your needs. There are many trust options such as a revocable living trust or irrevocable living trust.
  • Living wills - A living will provides health care directives to physicians.
  • Durable powers of attorney - This document names the person who can make health care decisions in the event you are incapacitated.
  • General powers of attorney - This document names the person who can make financial decisions in the event you are incapacitated.
  • Guardianships - You can name a person to make life decisions for a minor child or incapacitated adult.
  • Conservatorships- You can name a person to make financial decisions for a minor child or incapacitated adult.
  • Final disposition declaration - This names the person who will handle funeral decisions regarding where your body is held, if you would like to be cremated and your preferences for memorial services.

Do You Need Probate Assistance?

The firm represents executors and administrators who are handling the final affairs of the estate. An attorney from the firm can ensure you meet your responsibilities throughout the process. The firm also handles probate litigation that arises from will contests, trust disputes and other estate disputes.

Contact The Firm

Contact The Powell Law Firm at 515-224-4913 to schedule an appointment. The office is open Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., with flexible scheduling available. For your convenience credit cards are accepted.

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The Powell Law Firm, P.C.
8350 Hickman Road
Suite 2
Clive, IA 50325
Phone: 515-224-4913
Toll Free: 1-855-POWELL1 (1-855-769-3551)
Fax: 515-224-4920
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