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Peters Law Offices
309 First Street East
Independence, IA 50644
Phone: 319-332-2003
Fax: 319-334-9993
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Vinton Office
415 A Avenue
Vinton, IA 52349
Phone: 319-332-2003
Fax: 319-334-9993
Map and Directions

Buchanan County Bankruptcy Law Attorney

The "great recession" has not been kind to many Iowans. You may be struggling to pay bills, trying to decide if you want to get a divorce or considering whether it is time to sell a piece of property or a house. You need a Buchanan County bankruptcy law attorney to help you determine what your best options are.

At the Peters Law Offices, we have a talented team, led by James T. Peters, waiting to advise you on these difficult issues from our offices in Independence and Vinton.

Mr. Peters has been in practice for more than 25 years. His skill and experience in helping people through difficult times is seen in the number of referrals he receives from former clients. He will guide you through the legal process, helping you establish and then meet your goals for the outcome of your case.

Independence, Iowa, Debt Relief Attorney

Our firm handles a variety of legal issues, including:

BankruptcyChapter 7 bankruptcy, bankruptcy planning, alternatives to bankruptcy, handling bankruptcy and divorce, mortgage foreclosure defense, short sales, corrections for credit report errors, addressing tax liens and delinquent tax problems

Family law — Contested and uncontested divorce, child custody and visitation, child support, division of property and assets, alimony, adoption, paternity, modifications of court orders and domestic violence

Estate planning and probate — Wills, trusts, probating a will, estate administration, business planning, and succession and estate planning for blended families

Real estate — Residential and business transactions, closings, tax planning, 1031 exchanges, USDA loans, work for municipalities and agricultural leases

General practice — Tax preparation, workers' compensation, Social Security Disability and general litigation

Going The Extra Mile

When you come in to meet with us, we will sit down together and discuss why you are here and what you think you need from a lawyer. We will talk about what you want from your case as well as where you want to be a year or two from now. We don't just handle your case, we help you plan for your future.

Contact The Peters Law Offices

To schedule your free initial consultation with James T. Peters, please call us at 319-332-2003 or send us an email. We are available for appointments during our normal office hours of 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., and we stay open late on Thursday evenings and offer appointments on Saturdays to accommodate your busy schedule. We accept credit cards and various approved legal plans.

We are a debt relief agency. We help people file for bankruptcy relief under the Bankruptcy Code.


The Peters Law Offices has locations in Independence and Vinton, Iowa, and also serves clients in Manchester, Oelwein, Cedar Falls, Waterloo, Jesup, Winthrop, Walker, Urbana, Hazleton, Brandon, Shellsburg, La Porte City, Cedar Rapids, West Union and Fayette, as well as in
Buchanan County, Delaware County, Black Hawk County, Linn County, Benton County and Fayette County and throughout the Cedar Valley.

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