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Peters & Longmuir, PLC - Independence, IA

309 First Street East Independence, IA 50644- 2854

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Updated: 06/27/2018

Independence Family Law (Divorce, Adoption, Custody, Child support) Law Firm

Overview

Since 1995, Peters & Longmuir, PLC has been serving Independence and Northeast Iowa , representing clients In Iowa, federal, and appellate courts. The cornerstone of our success Is the relationship we maintain with each client. We focus on the needs of each client and their particular situation.

Each client brings with them a unique situation. We try to take the time with a client to truly understand our clients' goals and concerns and consider the options which may be available to them. With a ...

About Peters & Longmuir, PLC

Previous Law Firm Name

  • Ristvedt & Peters, P.C., January 1, 1995

Practice Areas

  • Family Law (Divorce, Adoption, Custody, Child support)
  • Bankruptcy Creditor Issue
  • Estate Planning Probate
  • Real Estate, Closing, Title Work
  • General Practice
  • Social Security Disability

Classes and Seminars

  • Retirement Planning for Deere & Co. Retirees, UAW, 1993 - 1998
  • Estate Planning Seminars for Various Organizations

Pro Bono Activities

  • Music in Our Schools Foundation, 2008 - Present
  • Attorney for various non-profit corporations serving the community, 1985 - Present

Representative Clients

  • Cities of Manchester IA, Hopkinton IA, Quasqueston IA, Brandon IA, Ryan IA, Dundee IA, and Delaware IA
  • USDA Rural Housing Service
  • Farm Service Agency
  • Individual and Family Clients remain Confidential
  • Superior Cleaning Services

References

  • Bankiowa
  • J&L Investments
  • Kartay Property Management

Ancillary Businesses

  • Tax Preparation Services

People

Attorneys

Staff

  • Sharon Smock, Legal Assistant (Real Estate, Tax, Probate)
  • Barbara Lake, Legal Assistant (Bankruptcy, Family Law)

Office Information

Address

309 First Street East Independence, IA 50644- 2854

Office Hours

MTWF - 8:30 - 4:30; Th 8:30 - 8:30

Fax

  • 319-334-9993

Other Offices

Peters & Longmuir, PLC 415 A Avenue Vinton, IA 52349 319-332-2003

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