An Overview Of Our Practice at Fuerste, Carew, Juergens & Sudmeier, P.C.

Lawyers in Dubuque, Iowa

At the law office of Fuerste, Carew, Juergens & Sudmeier, P.C., we have protected the rights of individuals and businesses throughout the Tri-State area in northeast Iowa, southwest Wisconsin and northwest Illinois since 1965. We take a personal approach with every client, working individually with you to find solutions that meet your needs. Because of our commitment to be a "one-stop" source of legal services, many of our clients have brought all their legal issues to us for many years.

To set up a consultation, call us toll-free at 877-455-2249.

We are engaged in the general practice of law, including but not limited to the following:

Personal Injury and Workers' Compensation

We protect the rights of people who have been injured by the careless or negligent acts of others, handling motor vehicle accidents, product liability cases, slips and falls, dog bites or animal attacks, sports injuries, construction site accidents, mold litigation and boating accidents. We also handle all matters related to workers' compensation claims for people who have been hurt on the job. Additionally, we help injured workers and others who can no longer work obtain Social Security Disability benefits they are eligible for.

Family Law

We handle all matters related to or arising out of divorce, including child custody and visitation, child support, spousal support or alimony, and the division of marital property. We represent non-married couples, including same-sex couples. We also handle adoption, paternity, prenuptial agreements, guardianships/conservatorships and domestic violence proceedings.

Estate Planning and Probate Law

We will help you determine the most appropriate strategy for the distribution of your assets on death and will prepare all the documents necessary to put your estate plan in place, including wills, living wills, trusts, general powers of attorney and healthcare powers of attorney. We will also help you complete the requirements of the probate process, and will handle any litigation arising out of estate administration.

Labor and Employment Law

We represent employers and employees in disputes arising in the workplace, including claims involving allegations of discrimination, sexual harassment, violation of civil rights, wrongful discharge or termination, retaliatory conduct, or wage and hour violations. We also negotiate, review and prepare employment, noncompete and severance contracts, as well as policy manuals. We advise employees and employers on benefit issues such as paid time off, medical insurance, disability insurance and Family Medical Leave Act compliance and violations.

Business and Commercial Law

Our attorneys counsel clients in all types of business and commercial matters, including drafting and negotiating contracts and resolving breach of contract claims. We represent a wide array of companies, large and small, including banks, credit unions and trust companies, construction companies, manufacturers, agricultural companies, retail businesses, gaming and hospitality companies, health care providers and numerous family owned businesses. We help entrepreneurs form corporations and resolve issues related to operations and disputes.

Insurance and Litigation

We provide legal advice and representation in litigation about insurance coverage and the interpretation and legal effect of insurance of insurance policies. We are also retained by insurance companies to defend claims and lawsuits by third parties against their insureds.

Real Estate Law

We provide legal advice and representation regarding a wide range of real estate matters, including the purchase and sale of houses, farms, investment and business property, the examination of land titles, real estate contracts, subdivision and condominium developments, homeowners' associations, construction contracts and liens, real estate taxes and assessments, zoning, commercial and residential leases, real estate financing and mortgages, foreclosures and forfeitures, zoning, condemnation, survey, boundary and fence line issues, and in litigation regarding all such matters. Our real estate lawyers participate in the Iowa Title Guaranty program. For additional information, see our real estate law page .

General Litigation

Our track record of success in many areas of general litigation has earned us the respect of repeat business and countless referrals from satisfied clients. We represent businesses of all types and sizes, and individuals.

Contact Our Office Or Stop By In Downtown Dubuque

For a consultation, contact our office onlineor stop by our office at the corner of West 9th and Main , in downtown Dubuque. Metered and ramp parking is available nearby. Evening and weekend meetings are available upon request.