The Huizenga Law Firm, P.C.
estate planning, long-term care planning, probate, and trust administration in Iowa
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What We Do

We get our clients as excited about their planning as we are by focusing on ideal outcomes. We take care of the legal concerns so you can take care of the human ones. Supporting charities. Protecting children. Leaving a legacy. By focusing on your entire Succession Planning Experience, we build a long-term relationship with you to help you accomplish more with your planning than you ever thought possible. All because…

Your Planning is Our Passion

Estate Planning

Leave a powerful legacy focused on your wishes.

Our flat-fee system allows you to stop worrying about cost and start thinking about the outcome of your planning. We can help create or update your estate plan with revocable living trusts, wills, durable financial powers of attorney, healthcare powers of attorney, living wills, trust amendments and restatements, codicils, and more. Click the icon above or the link below to find out more about our goal-oriented planning and our trademark Family Succession Planning Process.

Flat fees starting at $50

Long-Term Care Planning

Planning with wisdom; practicing stewardship; pursuing peace.

We live in uncertain times. Whether you want to plan for your retirement, account for the eventuality of long-term care, or provide for a spouse or parent, long-term care planning can help you find peace of mind with your finances. You don't need to spend your life savings on long-term care. Our Long-Term Care Planning Process can help you design a plan that preserves your assets for as long as we can while avoiding Estate Recovery to the extent possible. Click the icon or the link to learn more.

Individualized flat fee packages

Probate & Trust Administration

Take care of yourself. We'll take care of the rest.

Adjusting to the loss of a loved one is difficult and often emotionally exhausting. With your emotions draining your energy, it can be a struggle to focus on your own affairs, so working through the legalities of managing your loved one’s estate might seem impossible. We seek to ease as much of that burden as possible with our Generation Transition Process. Click to learn how we can help you navigate the complexities of probate or trust administration.

Flat fees starting at $200

Continuous Client Care

Building strong relationships to create stronger plans.

We believe strong relationships result in stronger plans. We also believe working together to support a common cause is a vital piece of every relationship. That’s why, at its core, Continuous Client Care is a program where we seek to develop a relationship with you that will both maintain your succession planning and provide you with an opportunity for personal growth, wherever that growth might lead you. Click the icon to learn more about our unique approach.

$600 annual fee (2013-2015)

From the blog

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GenX-ers are no longer angst-ridden youth trying to figure out where they fit in this world. Instead, they're adults with real jobs, real retirement plans, life insurance and real health problems. And, they're people who need to do their estate planning. Lawyers in Northwest Iowa are working with more and more members of Generation X, but many GenX-ers still don’t seem to realize that estate planning applies to them. Maybe they don’t feel they’re old enough, or they believe they don’t have enough assets to need to put together a will or other legal documents. The truth is, though, these assumptions are false. [Read More]

It's not often that an estate planner is the hero of any story, and estate planning is second only to tax law as the least exciting subject for story telling. But I think maybe that's what makes "Map of My Kingdom" so impressive. Writer Mary Swander, Actress Cora Vander Broek-Brumlow, and director Matt Foss take an otherwise boring topic and make you love each hero and hate each villain. [Read More]

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Receiving an inheritance is both an honor and a responsibility, and Northwest Iowa probate and trust administration lawyers constantly see individuals who are just not ready to take that on appropriately. The temptation to simply spend away an inheritance as “bonus” money can be strong, but there are a whole lot of very practical means by which to manage the funds for your own future. [Read More]

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Every family has its own approach when it comes to talking about financial and legal information. However, families who are at the estate planning phase should be having at least some superficial conversations about these topics, as there is significant information which needs to be shared just to make the estate plan work smoothly. [Read More]

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