My name is Beth Walker and I have been practicing law in Newton, Iowa for nine years.... more
My name is Beth Walker and I have been practicing law in Newton, Iowa for nine years. The majority of my practice is family law and I enjoy helping people through this difficult process. I grew up in Des Moines, Iowa and was a social worker when I graduated from college. I learned a lot about families and helping people while practicing social work. I attended Drake Law School and graduated Ord... view profile
I have been an attorney for more than 35 years, practicing in the areas of estate... more
I have been an attorney for more than 35 years, practicing in the areas of estate planning and probate. More than ten years ago, I added the area of elder law to my practice. Then, in 2010, I became a VA Accredited Attorney which authorizes me to assist clients with VA benefits. Estate planning includes the following: Should you have a will or a trust? How to avoid probate?... view profile
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
"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.
Estate Planning Attorneys in cities near Johnston, IA