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Stuart Tinley Law Firm, L.L.P   The Stuart Tinley Law Office and its predecessor partnerships have been practicing in Council Bluffs, Iowa, since 1861. Over its long history, the firm has grown into a full service multidisciplinary law office serving the needs of national, regional, and Council Bluffs / Omaha metro area clients.
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Our attorneys focus their individual practice on specific areas of the law. However, through the use of state-of-the-art technology, our attorneys work together to provide each client with the attention and support necessary to achieve efficient, cost effective, positive results.
 
 
CRIMINAL DEFENSE
Criminal law covers “public wrongs”, or offenses against the public and order. The federal, state, and local governments all define these laws and prosecute people who commit these crimes. Public wrongs range from traffic violations to the most serious offenses such as rape or murder. Those charged with a crime all called “defendants”. READ MORE >
Frequently Asked Questions about Criminal Defense
Is it possible to be prosecuted for an attempt to commit a crime?
Who is a prosecutor?
How does a prosecutor decide whether to charge an individual with a crime?
 
INSURANCE DEFENSE

There are various ways that Personal Injury may result. Personal Injury may be caused by defective or dangerous consumer goods, motor vehicle accidents, slips and falls or even animal attacks. Personal Injury attorneys are experienced with recognizing the strengths and weaknesses of your case. They know before you pursue legal action if you have a potential case and what would be needed to make it stronger. READ MORE >

Frequently Asked Questions about Insurance Defense
How is a legal dispute between an insurance company and a policy holder resolved?
In insurance terminology, what is an exclusion?
What is "subrogation?"
 
PERSONAL INJURY

There are various ways that Personal Injury may result. Personal Injury may be caused by defective or dangerous consumer goods, motor vehicle accidents, slips and falls or even animal attacks. Personal Injury attorneys are experienced with recognizing the strengths and weaknesses of your case. They know before you pursue legal action if you have a potential case and what would be needed to make it stronger. READ MORE >

Frequently Asked Questions about Personal Injury
What's the first thing I should do if I am injured?
Do I have a winnable Personal Injury case?
How long do I have to file a lawsuit?
 
WORKERS' COMPENSATION

“Workers’ compensation” refers to both the benefits that employees injured on the job are entitled to and the method for obtaining those benefits. Workers’ Compensation laws are set by each state and these laws can vary from state to state. Additionally, the federal government has workers’ compensation laws for federal government employees and employees in certain types of jobs. READ MORE >

Frequently Asked Questions about Worker's Compensation
Can I Sue My Employer Instead of Filing a Workers’ Compensation Claim?
Can I Sue If My Employer Disputes My Claim?
Can My Employer Retaliate Against Me for Seeking Workers’ Compensation Benefits?
 
WRONGFUL DEATH

Wrongful death occurs when companies or individuals are negligent or either of these are found to have misconduct in their duties to others. These include car accidents, medical malpractice, occupational accidents and others. Statutes are in place for every state to establish procedures for bringing actions against the responsible party or parties; in this case, it is called a Wrongful Death Statute. READ MORE >

Frequently Asked Questions about Wrongful Death
What if a death occurs before bringing a personal injury lawsuit?
Are the parents of unborn children able to file suit in a wrongful death?
May punitive damages be requested in wrongful death cases?
 
PRODUCT LIABILITY

Thousands of people are injured every year by dangerous or defective products. The laws governing responsibility for product defects are different from ordinary liability law. These rules can make it easier to recover damages for injury. READ MORE >

Frequently Asked Questions about Product Liability
What does "product liability" mean?
What should I do if I’ve been injured by a product?
What is strict product liability?
 
REAL ESTATE

Real estate is covered by both federal and state laws. State laws differ on a number of issues. As a result, it is important to protect your interests by retaining an experienced attorney for routine as well as complex transactions. This overview will discuss topics that are important in understanding real estate law. READ MORE >

Frequently Asked Questions about Real Estate
What is real estate?
What is a deed?
What is a disclosure statement?
 
ESTATE PLANNING & PROBATE

Estate planning, which includes legal documents like wills, trusts, and powers of attorney, is the process of preparing instructions on how to manage your assets after your death. State and federal laws apply to estate planning, and so do taxes. READ MORE >

Frequently Asked Questions about Estate Planning & Probate
What is an estate?
What is a will?
How can I revise my will?
 
 

Stuart Tinley Law Firm, L.L.P.

310 W. Kanesville Blvd.
Second Floor
Council Bluffs, Iowa 51501
Tel: (712) 322-4033
E-mail: info@stuarttinley.com
 
Council Bluffs, Iowa Attorneys practicing in Iowa primarily in Criminal Defense, Insurance Defense, Personal Injury, Worker's Compensation, Wrongful Death, Product Liability, Real Estate, and Estate Planning & Probate. Lawyers at Stuart Tinley Law Firm, L.L.C. are dedicated to serving their clients in Iowa and Nebraska, including the cities of Omaha, Sioux City, Council Bluffs, Des Moines, Logan, Harlan, Audubon, Atlantic, Glenwood, Red Oak, Sidney, Clarinda, Bedford, Corning, Greenfield, Guthrie Center, Adel, Onawa, Denison, Ida Grove, Bellevue, Blair, & Nebraska City, and the communities that make up Douglas, Woodbury, Pottawattamie, Polk, Harrison, Shelby, Audubon, Cass, Mills, Montgomery, Fremont, Page, Taylor, Adams, Adair, Guthrie, Dallas, Monona, Crawford, Sarpy, Washington, and Otoe counties.
The determination of the need for legal services and the choice of a lawyer are extremely important decisions and should not be based solely upon advertisements or self-proclaimed expertise. This disclosure is required by rule of the Supreme Court of Iowa.
 

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