West Des Moines As a premier estate planning and elder law firm in Iowa, we make it our goal to help you plan for everything you own and everyone you love. Reach out to us today to get the planning process started.

West Des Moines Estate Planning Attorneys

Proudly Serving & Guiding Iowans

When living in the family-friendly atmosphere of West Des Moines, it's easy to get caught up in day-to-day responsibilities and forget about future planning. However, once you begin, it’s not uncommon to become overwhelmed. At Pearson Bollman Law, we understand these challenges and are here to address your questions and concerns. 

We provide personalized guidance and advice tailored specifically to you and your family's needs. Our comprehensive estate planning services have successfully offered comfort and security to thousands of clients throughout Iowa. With our experience and skill set, we're ready to extend our services to you, providing you with the peace of mind you rightfully deserve. 

When you work with our Des Moines estate planning lawyers, you can rest assured that you’re receiving dedicated service. We take the time to thoroughly assess every aspect of your situation before advising on what legal tools are at your disposal and which strategies may be most effective in pursuing your personal and familial goals.

Schedule your initial consultation with our West Des Moines estate planning lawyers by calling (515) 298-8850 or submitting an online form.


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Our Legal Services in West Des Moines

At our firm, we pride ourselves on offering a comprehensive suite of legal services at affordable, fixed fees, providing you with high-quality legal assistance without any surprises when it comes to cost. Our dedicated team can work closely with you to develop a personalized plan that aligns with your goals. With decades of combined experience, our team of seasoned estate planning attorneys has the extensive insight and knowledge to guide you through every step of the process.

Our firm can assist you with:

  • Estate Planning. At Pearson Bollman Law, our mission is to empower Iowans to protect their future and the well-being of their loved ones through proactive and effective planning strategies. We firmly believe in the importance of initiating estate planning early, as its benefits extend even to those who are young. Our team is dedicated to offering comprehensive support in the development, review, and refinement of various estate planning tools. These include wills, trusts, powers of attorney, conservatorships, guardianships, advanced healthcare directives, and more, ensuring a tailored approach to meet your unique needs.
  • Trust Administration. Trusts are important tools for protecting wealth against probate and taxation, yet they demand careful management and oversight. While many individuals choose to manage their own trusts during their lifetime, it becomes necessary to designate a successor trustee in the event of incapacitation or death. Our firm can alleviate the complexities and uncertainties involved in selecting a suitable successor trustee. We are committed to facilitating the effective administration of your trust and the timely disbursement of its assets in alignment with your directives.

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Simplify the Probate Process in West Des Moines

  • Every estate must undergo some form of probate. However, the process is renowned for causing delays and escalating costs, which can significantly deplete a well-managed estate. Our team can help you proactively reduce the effects of probate on your assets through strategic estate planning and assist in resolving any disputes that arise during the process. If you've been named as an executor or administrator of a loved one's estate, you'll face the challenging tasks of valuing their assets, notifying relevant parties, settling debts, and distributing assets. Our team possesses a deep understanding of Iowa's probate system and can guide you in fulfilling your duties as a personal representative efficiently and accurately.


Confidently Resolve Estate Disputes

  • Conflicts frequently arise during the probate process, particularly when it involves a loved one's estate. Such disputes often challenge the validity of a will, halting the probate process and any asset distribution until these issues are resolved. Our team of estate planning attorneys in West Des Moines can guide you through probate disputes related to wills. We also offer support for conflicts concerning trust management, conservatorships, guardianships, fiduciary duty breaches, and elder abuse.

Strategies for Medicaid Planning and Elder Law in West Des Moines

  • Long-term care in Iowa can be expensive, putting seniors in a difficult position as they consider nursing homes or assisted living options. Many fear that they will have to liquidate their hard-earned retirement savings and nest eggs to afford care in their later years, which could prevent their loved ones from inheriting any wealth. Our team recognizes these challenges our clients face and offers solutions to help you navigate this situation by finding alternative methods to manage the costs of long-term care. This involves exploring Medicaid eligibility, a government benefits program that can cover many of the expenses associated with long-term care.

Contact Our Estate Planning Attorneys in West Des Moines

At Pearson Bollman Law, our West Des Moines estate planning attorneys are dedicated to supporting you at every stage of your journey with us. With a focus on attentive client service and fixed fees, our team can deliver the legal services you need to pursue your goals.

To learn more about how our estate planning services in West Des Moines can benefit you, dial (515) 298-8850 or contact us online. We offer free consultations.


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What Makes Us Different
  • Experience
    With decades of experience between our attorneys and staff in estate planning and elder law, we are a premier Iowa law firm that has the skills you need in your corner.
  • Accessibility

    With 5 offices located throughout the State of Iowa, you will always have access to our team when you have questions or concerns about your case.

  • Fixed Fees
    We not only provide free initial consultations for our planning services, but most matters have fixed fees so you understand exactly what you get and how much it costs from the very beginning.
  • Skill
    When it comes to estate planning, we have a well-defined process that is tried and true, working well for thousands of clients in the past.
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