Des Moines, Iowa Estate Planning Attorneys

Compare 21 attorneys and 8 law firms in Des Moines, IA. Sort by highest rating and years of estate planning experience.

Dallas Janssen

Des Moines estate planning attorney at Janssen Law with 42 years experience

(515) 421-9068

700 Second Ave, Suite 103, Des Moines, IA 50309

Jeffrey Janssen

Des Moines estate planning attorney at Janssen Law with 2 years experience

(515) 421-9068

700 Second Ave, Suite 103, Des Moines, IA 50309

Homer Bradshaw

Des Moines estate planning attorney at Bradshaw Fowler Proctor and Fairgrave with 79 years experience

(515) 243-4191

801 Grand Avenue, Suite 3700, Des Moines, IA 50309

John Synhorst

Des Moines estate planning attorney at Bradshaw Fowler Proctor and Fairgrave with 69 years experience

(515) 243-4191

801 Grand Avenue, Suite 3700, Des Moines, IA 50309

Richard Baskerville

Des Moines estate planning attorney at BrownWinick with 59 years experience

(515) 242-2400

666 Grand Avenue, Suite 2000, Des Moines, IA 50309

J Power

Des Moines estate planning attorney at Bradshaw Fowler Proctor and Fairgrave with 54 years experience

(515) 243-4191

801 Grand Avenue, Suite 3700, Des Moines, IA 50309

Thomas Flynn

Des Moines estate planning attorney at Belin McCormick with 46 years experience

(515) 243-7100

666 Walnut Street, Suite 2000, Des Moines, IA 50309

Robert VanOrsdel

Des Moines estate planning attorney at Nyemaster Goode with 43 years experience

(515) 283-3100

700 Walnut Street, Suite 1600, Des Moines, IA 50309

Steven Zumbach

Des Moines estate planning attorney at Belin McCormick with 43 years experience

(515) 243-7100

666 Walnut Street, Suite 2000, Des Moines, IA 50309

Jon Staudt

Des Moines estate planning attorney at Belin McCormick with 42 years experience

(515) 243-7100

666 Walnut Street, Suite 2000, Des Moines, IA 50309

James Nervig

Des Moines estate planning attorney at Brick Gentry with 42 years experience

(515) 274-1450

550 39th Street, Suite 200, Des Moines, IA 50312

Craig Shannon

Des Moines estate planning attorney at Grefe and Sidney with 40 years experience

(515) 245-4300

500 East Court Avenue, Suite 200, Des Moines, IA 50309

Clifford Swartz

Des Moines estate planning attorney at Brick Gentry with 39 years experience

(515) 274-1450

550 39th Street, Suite 200, Des Moines, IA 50312

Bruce Baker

Des Moines estate planning attorney at Nyemaster Goode with 36 years experience

(515) 283-3187

700 Walnut Street, Suite 1600, Des Moines, IA 50309

Steven Roy

Des Moines estate planning attorney at Nyemaster Goode with 35 years experience

(515) 283-8044

700 Walnut Street, Suite 1600, Des Moines, IA 50309

Ronni Begleiter

Des Moines estate planning attorney at BrownWinick with 35 years experience

(515) 242-2400

666 Grand Avenue, Suite 2000, Des Moines, IA 50309

Duane Hagerty

Des Moines estate planning attorney at BrownWinick with 27 years experience

(515) 242-2400

666 Grand Avenue, Suite 2000, Des Moines, IA 50309

Stephanie Drey

Des Moines estate planning attorney at Brick Gentry with 26 years experience

(515) 274-1450

550 39th Street, Suite 200, Des Moines, IA 50312

Wayne Reames

Des Moines estate planning attorney at Belin McCormick with 18 years experience

(515) 243-7100

666 Walnut Street, Suite 2000, Des Moines, IA 50309

Mark Roth

Des Moines estate planning attorney at BrownWinick with 16 years experience

(515) 242-2400

666 Grand Avenue, Suite 2000, Des Moines, IA 50309

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 Des Moines, 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 Des Moines 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.