Practice Areas: Estate Planning & Probate

From creating an estate plan to handling the probate of an estate, we have the experience to help you with all of your estate planning and probate needs. Our experience and skill allows us to carefully tailor an estate plan to meet your goals and needs through the use of tools such as wills, simple and complex trusts, and powers of attorney.  In addition, our attorneys advise and assist clients with trust, estate and probate matters, including formal trust and estate administration, guardianships, and conservatorships.

Iowa Supreme Court Further Clarifies Certificate of Merit Requirements

Roberta Butterfield’s estate brought suit against her nursing home, Chautauqua Guest Home, Inc., after her death in 2019. Butterfield’s estate alleged various omissions on the part of the nursing home throughout her residency. Chautauqua timely answered and a discovery plan was subsequently agreed to. Plaintiffs then failed to serve a certificate of merit affidavit and […]

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