Willson & Pechacek, P.L.C. handles all aspects of civil trial and appellate litigation in both state and federal courts throughout the United States, including:
Including claims of manufacturing defects, design defects or inadequate instructions or warnings.
Claims for property damage or personal injuries from motor vehicle accidents and additional claims available where the other driver is intoxicated.
Claims against your own insurance company for collision coverage to your vehicle, medical payments and claims against your own insurance company where the other driver is either uninsured or underinsured and claims against the insurer of the other driver.
Claims of negligence and condition of premises.
BUSINESS AND CONSUMER DEBT COLLECTION
Willson & Pechacek, P.L.C. represents creditors in pre-suit, suit and post-judgment debt collection across the entire states of Iowa and Nebraska. Our attorneys focus on the efficient and aggressive pursuit of maximum liquidation of accounts for our clients, while strictly complying with all applicable state and federal laws. Our firm is also experienced in defending debt collectors and creditors in federal and state debt collection violation claims. As defense counsel, we understand the need for a resolution that is in your best interest while, at the same time, keeping our overall fees as low as possible.
Willson & Pechacek, P.L.C. represents consumers in Iowa and Nebraska who have been wronged by creditors, banks, collection agencies, lenders, credit card issuers, automobile dealers, consumer reporting agencies, health care providers and landlords.
Consumer rights are regulated on both the federal and state levels. There are strict regulations governing the collection practices of creditors and debt collectors that lend money for the purchase of a home, an automobile for general transportation, medical care, and non-business credit card accounts.
The law protects consumers by requiring that consumer reporting agencies furnish correct and complete information to businesses for use in evaluating your application for credit, insurance, employment and identity theft. There are also strict regulations of landlords that require landlords to maintain the premise, return your security deposit, pay interest on security deposits, and provide various notices.
Willson & Pechacek, P.L.C. handles all aspects of eminent domain (commonly called "condemnation" or "taking") issues including, but not limited to, the right to take, inverse condemnation, highest and best use, public use, regulatory takings, partial takings, commercial takings, residential takings, allocation proceedings, leasehold interests, commissioner hearings, valuation hearings and appeals. Condemnation is the process by which a governmental agency takes private property for a public use such as roads, parks, schools, other public buildings, or any other endeavor where the purpose of the project serves a public good or need. Our attorneys can help you obtain maximum compensation for the taking of your property.
Claims for the death of a family member caused by the wrongdoing of another. These claims include intentional and unintentional acts, and seek to recover both the economic and emotional loss caused by the wrongful death.
Willson & Pechacek, P.L.C. represents injured workers from a variety of industries and occupations. We help workers obtain fair compensation, including lost wages, medical expenses, disability benefits and death benefits.
Willson & Pechacek, P.L.C. represents employees, former employees, and job applicants who have been victims of harassment, discrimination, retaliation, or wrongful termination based on factors such as gender, race, age, disability and pregnancy. Our attorneys also assist employees in recovering unpaid wages, overtime pay, unemployment compensation and workers' compensation benefits. We assist executives, professionals, and businesses in contract dispute cases involving pensions, retirement, non-compete agreements and severance packages. Our firm also shows businesses how to reduce the risk of employment litigation and how to comply with federal, state and local laws by reviewing employee handbooks, manuals and policy statements.
Corporate and Business Planning
Willson & Pechacek, P.L.C. represents corporations, LLCs and other business entities in all aspects of planning and operation; the formation of corporations, partnerships, limited liability companies, limited partnerships and joint ventures; mergers, acquisitions and reorganizations.
Estate Planning and Probate
We provide services in all aspects of estate planning, probate, estate and trust administration, wills and living trusts, conservatorships, guardianships and premarital agreements. We prepare Living Wills, Health Power of Attorney, and property power of attorney. We assist beneficiaries to receive their proper inheritance and also assist creditors to file claims in probate.
Our attorneys stay abreast of current income, payroll and sales tax legislation and render their expertise in tax law. We represent corporations, businesses and individuals in the areas of tax planning, tax return preparation, tax litigation and dealing with federal and state tax authorities. We prepare individual, corporate, partnership, limited liability company, business, farmer and trust income tax returns and federal estate tax returns.
Willson & Pechacek, P.L.C. represents crop and livestock farmers in all aspects of their daily operation. We represent both crop insurance claimants and crop insurance companies and represent clients before the Federal Crop Insurance Corporation, U.S. Department of Agriculture and Civilian Board of Contract Appeals in Washington, D. C.
Willson & Pechacek, P.L.C. handles the purchase, sale and leasing of residential, commercial and industrial properties for developers, buyers, sellers and lenders. We prepare title opinions and review the title insurance commitments.
Complex Business Disputes
Willson & Pechacek, P.L.C. has extensive experience in the subject of business disputes, including business dissolutions, asset disputes, liquidations, court supervised business management and officer/manager disputes.
Willson & Pechacek, P.L.C. is proud to represent Iowa taxing authorities across the state in all areas of the property tax process. Our attorneys have represented clients in all areas of the state, and successfully litigated cases on all areas of property tax law at the trial court, appeals court, and Iowa Property Assessment Appeal Board levels.
Banking and Commercial
Willson & Pechacek, P.L.C. represents lenders in negotiation and drafting of loan and related agreements; advises banks on regulatory matters; represents creditors in bankruptcy and reorganization proceedings; and handles collections and foreclosures for banks and businesses. We represent debtors in "workout" debt reduction negotiations.