Ames Probate and Estate Attorneys
Focused on Helping You Now and in the Future
If you have experienced the loss of a loved one, you want an experienced lawyer to guide you through the estate and probate process. We make certain that your case receives hands-on attention from one of our experienced attorneys throughout the process.
At the law office of Payer, Hunziker, Rhodes & Peters, LLP, we bring extensive experience and a high level of personal attention to individuals. All of our attorneys have been with the firm at least 15 years, living and working in the local community, building strong relationships with our fellow citizens. We understand that estate planning and probate matters can have long-term consequences and focus our efforts on finding solutions that resolve your immediate concerns and protect you down the road. We make certain that your case receives hands-on attention from one of our attorneys throughout the process.
Our Will Practice
When you choose our firm to help you prepare a will, we will take the time to learn as much as we can about your goals. We will prepare and execute all of the documents necessary to put your estate plan in place, including:
- Simple wills
- Trust wills
- Living wills
- Health care powers of attorney/advance health care directives
- Powers of attorney
We work with large and small estates, and provide estate planning counsel to individuals at all stages of life, from those starting new families to the elderly or retired.
Our Probate Administration Practice
If you have been named as executor, administrator or personal representative of the estate of a loved one, we can help you meet the requirements of the probate court and successfully settle the estate. We will handle all matters related to the settlement of an estate, including the preparation of an inventory of assets, the payment of all final debts and taxes of the estate, and the orderly distribution of assets in accordance with the terms of the will. If will contests arise, we will represent the interests of the estate in proceedings.
Contact Our Iowa Estate Planning Lawyers
To schedule an appointment with an experienced estate and probate lawyer, contact us or call our local number at 515-232-4115 or toll free at 866-382-3599. Our office is conveniently located on Main Street in downtown Ames. We accept Visa, MasterCard and Discover.