Real Estate & Estate Planning Attorneys

Cedar Rapids Real Estate and Probate Lawyers

Since 1938, we have served the community’s real estate and probate needs, as we have served as an estate planning attorney for our broad array of clients. Our experience includes work with both single and married persons, families, businesses and their principals, and professionals at all stages of growth and at all points on the economic spectrum. Our approach is to take time to understand our clients particular circumstances and goals. We routinely work with other probate law services, including life insurance, accounting and investment professionals, to collaboratively implement an effective planning strategy, we even work with the best will and trust attorney.

Our experience lies in the following areas:

  • Conservatorship
  • Durable Powers of Attorney
  • Estate Planning
  • Guardianship
  • Health Care Proxy Powers of Attorney
  • Intervivos & Testamentary Trusts
  • Last Will and Testaments
  • Limited Liability Companies (LLCs)
  • Limited Liability Partnerships (LLPs)
  • Medical Advance Directives
  • Probate Administration provided by our probate attorney
  • Revocable and Irrevocable Trusts
  • Special Needs Trusts

Our real estate law practice includes the foregoing areas but in addition:

  • Abstract and Title Examinations
  • Easements
  • Land Use Planning
  • Real Estate Development
  • Real Estate Litigation
  • Representation of Sellers and Purchasers

We are in a position to recommend and work with lenders, real estate developers, appraisers, architects and builders, and land engineers to assist in accomplishing our clients project goals. We have experience representing our clients before municipal, county or state governing or regulatory agencies for which approval is required.

The соrе benefits tо a properly dеѕіgnеd estate plan are аѕ follows:

-Distributes your аѕѕеtѕ аѕ you іntеndеd to рrоvіdе fоr уоur bеnеfісіаrіеѕ аnd еnd оf lіfе еxреnѕеѕ
-Prоvіdеѕ for ѕіgnіfісаnt tax advantages such аѕ іnсоmе tax splitting
-With help from an estate planning attorney, we can minimize estate tаxеѕ аnd рrоbаtе fееѕ
-Dеѕіgnаtеѕ charitable gіftѕ
-Fоr buѕіnеѕѕ оwnеrѕ, іt еnѕurеѕ your buѕіnеѕѕ wіll be handled thе way уоu desire
-Specifies whо уоu wаnt to look аftеr уоur last wіѕhеѕ, аffаіrѕ, and bеnеfісіаrіеѕ
-Prоvіdеѕ mоrе оf уоur mоnеу in thе hands оf your bеnеfісіаrіеѕ

As in all areas of our practice, we strive to provide timely and comprehensive services to our clients. Should our experience, ethic and approach meet your particular needs or interest, please feel free to contact us. We would enjoy working with you.