Pearson Bollman Law is the premier estate planning law firm in Iowa, with offices in Des Moines, Cedar Rapids and Dubuque. Our clients engage us when planning for the two most important aspects of their lives: Everything they own and everyone they love.

Practice Areas

Estate Planning, Wills & Trusts

Guiding decisions around the management and distribution of your assets in the event of incapacitation or death.

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Probate

Navigating probate, the court-supervised process of administering an estate after someone dies.

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Trust Administration

Executing the required duties required to ensure the seamless transition of assets and property to beneficiaries and heirs.

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Elder Law: Medicaid Planning

Planning for long-term care with a thorough understanding of Medicaid eligibility requirements and restrictions.

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Elder Law: VA Pension Planning

Helping wartime veterans and spouses meet the strict eligibility requirements for VA Aid and Attendance Pension income benefits.

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Litigation

Representing your interests in a range of legal scenarios, from will disputes to administrative law hearings.

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Testimonials

Our Attorneys

Matthew Bollman, Attorney

Matthew Bollman
Attorney

Office
West Des Moines

Practice Emphasis
Estate Planning, Probate/Trust Administration, Elder Law

Education:
University of Northern Iowa
Economics
Denver University College of Law
Juris Doctor

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Chad Eichorn, Attorney

Chad Eichorn
Attorney

Office
West Des Moines

Practice Emphasis
Elder Law, Estate Planning, Non-Profit/Charities & Collaborative Family Law

Education:
Southern Nazarene University
Philosophy & Theology
Nazarene Theological Seminary
Masters of Divinity
Drake University Law School
Juris Doctor

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Thad Murphy, Attorney

Thad Murphy
Attorney

Office
Dubuque

Practice Emphasis
Estate Planning, Elder Law, Social Security Disability & Veterans Disability

Education:
Grinnell College
History
University of Iowa College of Law
Juris Doctor

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William Schwickerath

William Schwickerath
Attorney

Office
Marion/Cedar Rapids

Practice Emphasis
Estate Planning, Elder Law, Probate/Trust Administration & Taxation

Education:
University of Northern Iowa
Accounting
Drake University Law School
Juris Doctor

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Phyllis Pearson, Attorney

Phyllis Pearson
Attorney

Office
West Des Moines

Practice Emphasis
Estate Planning, Estate and Trust Administration, Elder Law

Education:
Iowa State University
Mathematics
Drake University Law School
Juris Doctor

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