Newbrough Law Firm, LLP is a general practice law firm with emphasis in:
Banks and financial institutions collect deposits from individuals and entities and invest those funds in loans, securities, and other assets. Our firm assists depositors, lenders, and borrowers in accordance with intricate state and Federal banking statutes and regulations. Our attorneys have experience in lending and secured transactions, loan workouts, mortgages and foreclosures, public finance, state and municipal bonds and financing, venture capital, and international banking matters. Our clients include borrowers, commercial banks, credit unions, savings and thrifts, and holding companies.
We provide a wide variety of services to our business clients from assisting in selecting the type of organizational entity under which to operate, preparation of agreements, sale and purchase of businesses, obtaining financing and funding for business operations, and employee relations, to dissolution.
The form of business chosen for a business entity potentially affects every aspect of its operations. Our firm assists our clients in formation and business planning in deciding whether they want to operate as a closely held business, limited liability company, partnership, or corporation. We advise our clients about directors' and officers' liability, dissolution, franchising, reorganization, trade association membership and activity, joint ventures, mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, business successions, and shareholders' rights. Our attorneys have more than 100 years of combined experience in handling both transactional and litigation matters.
Our firm has experience drafting, negotiating, and reviewing all types of contracts, whether commercial or private. We have experience with contracts involving: sales, leases, real estate, and personal services. An experienced attorney can help you avoid future legal problems through proper drafting and explaining your contractual rights and duties.
In Collaborative Divorce, couples who have decided to end their marriage work with a team of professionals to avoid the arbitrary and uncertain outcomes of court litigation and to achieve a divorce settlement that best meets the specific needs of both parties and their children. Collaborative Divorce focuses on settlement, and addresses communication dynamics. It offers a more healthy and effective forum for the resolution of the couple's divorce issues.
Our firm handles a variety of matters related to criminal defense. If you are charged with a misdemeanor or a felony, you need experienced legal advice and representation. Regardless of the crime you are charged with, a conviction can have devastating consequences, such as fines and jail. Whatever the criminal charge, you need legal aid from an experienced criminal defense lawyer in order to protect your rights.
Our firm handles a variety of estate planning matters, including planning for the distribution of an individual's property at his or her death and taking into account wills, taxes, insurance, property, and trusts so as to gain the maximum benefit of all laws, while, at the same time, carrying out the person's wishes.
Our firm handles a full range of family law matters including adoption, divorce, separation, spousal support, premarital agreements, paternity, child custody, visitation, and child support.
Our firm represents and advises clients who are or might become involved in a civil lawsuit or appeal as a result of a dispute, including prevention and settlement, in such areas as personal injury, contract disputes, family law and commercial matters.
Many personal injuries result from motor vehicle accidents. Auto accidents may involve negligence on the part of drivers, including drunk driving and reckless behavior. If you are injured in a motor vehicle accident, our firm can assist you in receiving compensation for your injuries, lost wages, and other damages.
Our firm represents individuals involved in controversies alleging a wrong or damage to another's person, rights, reputation, or property resulting from events or activities such as automobile accidents, defective products, infliction of emotional distress, intentional misconduct, and negligence.
Probate is the legal process by which a person's debts are paid and assets are distributed upon her or his death. Estate Administration includes the probate process as well as non-probate transfers of the deceased's assets. Individual state laws direct the probate court how to distribute the deceased's estate. State laws and procedures vary greatly, so, it is important to consult a firm with expertise in this area of the law to ensure that the deceased's assets are distributed correctly.
Our firm represents both commercial clients and individuals in all proceedings and transactions that deal with real property - land and the structures attached to it - including purchase and sale, construction, mortgages and foreclosures, leases, land use & zoning, title examinations, quiet title actions, closings, landlord/tenant, and management.
The attorneys in our firm who practice in the State, Local & Municipal Law area have expertise and knowledge in the areas of powers and liabilities of state and local government and municipal corporations, including matters such as land use and zoning issues, municipal employment disputes, and injuries to person or property by municipal employees.
Our attorneys represent employees who are injured on the job in claims for lost wages and medical treatment expenses against private industry, Federal, and state and local government employers and their workers' compensation insurers. They handle issues dealing with defenses, fraud, subrogation, and appeals.
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Our firm serves clients in Iowa (IA), including the city of Ames, the Iowa State University community, and the following counties: Story County, Marshall County, Boone County, Hamilton County, and Hardin County.