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Areas of Practice

Estate Planning

Don’t know if you need a Will or a Trust? We dedicate the time to get to know you by understanding your family, thoroughly reviewing asset information, and providing recommendations for the best way to achieve your planning goals.


Probate Estates

We provide guidance to fiduciaries in estate and probate matters to make sure that assets are properly identified, all necessary documents and tax returns are filed, costs of administration and taxes are paid, and that beneficiaries receive their designated share.

Trust Administration

Did you know there are still steps your Trustee must take to administer the trust and make sure your beneficiaires receive everything to which they are entitled? We have extensive experience in advising clients regarding the administration of Revocable and Irrevocable Trusts.

Business and Contracts

We assist companies with all aspects of the business cycle, beginning with entity formation, and including company development and in some cases, dissolution. We work closely with our clients to understand and develop their business strategy.

Real Estate

Looking to buy, sell or develop real estate? Our lawyers can you assist you on residential or commercial real estate matters. We provide a range of services, including: review and preparation of purchase agreements, negotiations, title opinions and closing/settlement services.

Guardianship and Conservatorship

Persons of any age who require assistance with their personal or financial affairs sometimes require a court-appointed guardian or conservator to assist with providing necessary food, shelter, and medical treatment.

Recent News

New Laws Affecting Guardianships and Conservatorships

New Laws Affecting Guardianships and Conservatorships

In the 2019 legislative session, new laws were enacted with respect to the opening and administration of guardianships and conservatorships in Iowa. These new laws represent a substantial overhaul of the current system, particularly as it relates to guardianships for minor children. In addition, there are substantial changes with respect to conservatorships.

Medicaid Eligibility Workshop

Medicaid Eligibility Workshop

Interested in learning more about medicaid eligibility for nursing homes and other long-term care facilities? The Iowa State Bar Association is hosting a free public education event on these topics on Tuesday, Juy 16th at 5:30 p.m.

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We appreciate you considering us as your attorney. At our first meeting, we will walk you through your needs, the scope of your goals, and help you determine the next steps.

About Us

Hodges Law, PLC is a boutique law firm that provides legal advice for you and your family’s estate, real estate, business matters.

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