Admitted:1979, Iowa, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Iowa and U.S. Supreme... more
Admitted:1979, Iowa, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Iowa and U.S. Supreme Court Law School:University of Iowa, J.D. Member:Iowa State (Member: Iowa State Title Standards Committee, 1980-1989; Chairman, Real Property Committee, 1990-1991; Council, Real Estate and Title Law Section, 1992-1993; Chair, Legal Forms Committee, 2008) and American (Member, Sections on: Real Property, Proba... view profile
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
"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.