Council Bluffs, Iowa Estate Planning Attorneys

Compare 2 attorneys and 2 law firms in Council Bluffs, IA. Sort by highest rating and years of estate planning experience.

Richard Heininger

Council Bluffs estate planning attorney at Smith Peterson Law Firm with 48 years experience

(712) 328-1833

35 Main Place, Suite 300, Council Bluffs, IA 51502

Trent Reinert

Council Bluffs estate planning attorney at Willson and Pechacek with 25 years experience

(712) 322-6000

421 West Broadway Avenue, Suite 200, Council Bluffs, IA 51502

Need help planning your estate?

An estate planning attorney will work with you to prepare the wills and trusts to control and protect your assets during your lifetime and insure they are transferred properly after you die while minimizing taxes and delays. "Estate" is a legal term that means all your assets, property and anything of value that belongs to you. An estate planning attorney is an important advisor. There are many experienced estate planning lawyers listed in our directory.

Need an attorney in Council Bluffs, IA?

Find the right attorney by reviewing and comparing our profiles of lawyers and their law firms, with details on each attorney and their colleague’s practice, experience, education, training, honors and fee structure. Carefully consider client reviews and recommendations from people just like you. If you have complex legal needs, a larger firm with multiple attorneys who can advise you in different areas may be the best fit. If your needs are more limited and very specific, consider a smaller firm. Speak with several Council Bluffs estate planning attorneys to find the one that is best for you.

Ask yourself the 3 C’s:

  • Credentials ‐ How many cases has this attorney worked on similar to yours?
  • Comfort ‐ Who are you most comfortable working with? Is the lawyer’s office nearby? How and how often will they get in touch with you?
  • Cost ‐ Have expected costs and fees been clearly explained to you? It’s OK to ask for an estimate.