Law school doesn’t just teach you about the law. It also teaches you to never give... more
Law school doesn’t just teach you about the law. It also teaches you to never give up. While it was probably the hardest thing I ever did, the lessons I learned there are why I can stand up for clients at some of the hardest times of their lives. I graduated from Drake Law School in 2004 and have ten years of experience in the courts of Iowa standing up for people’s rights, whether as a private... view profile
Mark H. Ogden joined Simmons Perrine Moyer Bergman in November 1994, having... more
Mark H. Ogden joined Simmons Perrine Moyer Bergman in November 1994, having previously been a partner at the law firm of Pickens Barnes and Abernathy in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. After graduation from law school Mr. Ogden served for over three years as a trust officer in a local bank. Mr. Ogden has more than 28 years of experience in the practice of law.
Practicing primarily in Tax, Business and Estate Planning, Wills, Trusts and Estates,... more
Practicing primarily in Tax, Business and Estate Planning, Wills, Trusts and Estates, Mergers and Acquisitions, and Real Estate. Licensed in the States of Iowa and Nebraska. Admitted before the Supreme Court of the United States of America, U.S. Tax Court, and the Supreme Courts of Iowa and Nebraska. Juris Doctor, Creighton University School of Law, Omaha, Nebraska (1985). Iowa ... view profile
"Estate" is the legal term used to define your property and money—basically, everything that belongs to you. Estate planning attorneys tell you different strategies you can use to transfer your belongings after you die. By planning your estate, you can maximize its value by minimizing taxes and eliminating court costs and interference. Estate planning attorneys also help you control and protect your estate during your lifetime, by writing documents that allow you to transfer property and money to children, charities, or others in a way you desire.