Lawyers in Dubuque, Iowa
An Overview of Our Practice at Fuerste, Carew, Juergens & Sudmeier, P.C.
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. Our attorneys offer a broad range of legal experience to ordinary citizens across the region, handling personal injury, family law and divorce, estate planning and administration, labor and employment law, business and commercial law, insurance and insurance defense, real estate, alternative dispute resolution, and school and municipal law issues.
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, contact our office online or 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, medical malpractice, 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. See our personal injury page for more.
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. For more information, visit our family law page.
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. To learn more, go to our page on estate planning and probate law.
Labor and Employment Law
We represent employers or 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. For additional information, see our employment law page.
Business and Commercial Law
Our attorneys counsel clients in all types of business matters. 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 concerns, health care providers and numerous family owned businesses. For additional information, see our business and commercial law page.
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 retained by insurance companies to defend claims and lawsuits by third parties against their insureds. For additional information, see our insurance and litigation page.
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. All of our lawyers participate in the Iowa Title Guaranty program. For additional information, see our real estate law page.
Alternative Dispute Resolution
In addition to litigation, we represent out clients in mediation, arbitration, and negotiated settlements. For additional information, see our alternative dispute resolution page.
Contact Our Office
For a consultation, contact our office online or call us toll-free at 877-455-2249. We are located at the corner of Main and 8th, in downtown Dubuque, with ample metered and ramp parking nearby. Evening and weekend meetings are available upon request.