Personal Injury / Worker's Compensation

Have you been injured in a car wreck? Have you been injured on the job? Have you been the victim of a slip and fall? Have you or a family member been hurt due to the negligence of someone else? You may be entitled to compensation for your damages. The attorneys at Ellis Law Offices, P.C. have secured millions of dollars for injured clients. Before talking to the insurance company, you should consult with the experienced attorneys at Ellis Law Offices, P.C. We will advise you of your rights, investigate your case and help you navigate through the process. Call or message us to schedule an appointment. If you have been hurt in an event you can trace back to careless, reckless, or deliberate behavior, Ellis Law Offices, P.C. may be able to recover compensation for you.

Criminal Defense

If you are contacted by the police, arrested or charged with a crime of any kind, you should know your rights. The dedicated legal team at Ellis Law Offices, P.C., which consists of a former felony drug prosecutor, will investigate your case, research legal issues and provide you with experienced advice. Our team has extensive experience in criminal defense matters such as, murder, assault, burglary, drug charges, domestic abuse, and sexual abuse. Call or message us to schedule an appointment.

Operating while Intoxicated (OWI)

It is illegal to operate a motor vehicle with a BAC (Blood Alcohol Content) that exceeds .08 or while demonstrating other indicators of being under the influence of alcohol or drugs. An OWI, otherwise referred to as a DUI, is a serious charge and a conviction could result in jail time and fines. If you’re facing a charge of OWI, you may be worried about your future, including the impact an arrest may have on your driver’s license, Commercial driver’s license (CDL), or your job. It is important that you find a lawyer with the skills, knowledge, and experience to protect your rights, investigate your case, research the law, and fight for you. Our team will walk you through the entire OWI process, including appealing your driver’s license revocation or suspension with the Iowa Department of Transportation (DOT). We will aggressively defend you and seek the best possible results. Ryan J. Ellis has the same certification for Field Sobriety Testing as police officers. Call or message us to schedule an appointment.


Going through a divorce is emotionally and financially draining. Our team of attorneys and paralegals care. We will work to connect with you and relate to the stress you are experiencing. Team members are skilled, result oriented, and cost-effective. Ellis Law Offices, P.C. understands how challenging this transition can be, and we are dedicated to taking the time to listen to your concerns and work diligently with you to fight for your rights. We will guide you through the process and advocate for your individual needs. We have extensive experience in property and debt division, alimony or spousal support, custody and visitation, child support and other complex areas involved in divorce cases. Our team at Ellis Law Offices, P.C. has the knowledge, skill, and empathy needed to represent you during this time. Call or message us to schedule an appointment.

Custody, Visitation, and Child Support

Whether you are seeking to establish child custody, visitation and child support, or modify an existing custody agreement, Ellis Law Offices, P.C. is ready to help you. It is important that you choose the right attorney who will create a custody and parenting schedule that meets your individual needs. Our team also understands that even after a custody decision is made, changes can occur that make the current arrangement no longer feasible. In order to modify a custody agreement or custody order, you must present a valid argument to the Court that there has been a substantial change in circumstances since the entry of the previous Decree. Our team will discuss your case and help advise you on all your custody needs. Call or message us to schedule an appointment.

Estate Planning

Ellis Law Offices, P.C. designs a plan that meets your wishes and fits your needs. We work with other professionals, including financial planners and tax advisors, to structure an estate plan that carries out your wishes. We start with a questionnaire to allow us to gather basic information from you, such as contact information, family information and a list of assets to be included in your estate plan. Once this information has been gathered, we will meet with you to discuss which estate planning tool is best for you. We can explain how a Last Will and Testament works. We can also review options such as a revocable or irrevocable trust. In addition, we can discuss other tools such as a living will, Power of Attorney and/or Durable Power of Attorney for Healthcare Decisions. Call or message us to schedule an appointment

Probate (Estates)

Losing a loved one is never easy. Often, family members are left to deal with the legal complexities involved in disposing the assets and debts of the deceased. Whether your loved one died with or without a will, or a lot or a little property, probate may be involved. During this difficult time, the dedicated and experienced team at Ellis Law Offices, P.C. will help you understand the rights and responsibilities of executors and administrators and will advise you on how to settle the final affairs of a deceased person. We can help you navigate the probate process whether through administering an estate or contesting a will with the Court. Call or message us to schedule an appointment.

Real Estate

Are you thinking about buying or selling a house, farm or commercial real estate? Let our knowledgeable attorneys and staff at Ellis Law Offices, P.C. assist you with this process. We represent buyers and sellers in real estate transactions and prepare purchase agreements, real estate contracts, title opinions, deeds and other closing documents. Call or message us to schedule an appointment.

Guardianships and Conservatorships

At Ellis Law Offices, P.C., we represent guardians and conservators and protected persons in guardianships and conservatorships. If you have a loved one who is unable to make decisions for themselves or manage their financial affairs, whether it is because they are a dependent minor, an elderly adult, or an incapacitated or disabled person, we are prepared to assist you. We will work with you through the process of establishing the guardianship and conservatorship and continue to assist you each year with the necessary annual reports. Call or message us to schedule an appointment.

Business & Corporate Law

Whether you are ready to start a business, buying an existing business, or wanting to expand your current business, we can guide you through the process. From a Limited Liability Company (LLC) or Corporation, to a Non-Profit Organization, the experienced staff at Ellis Law Offices, P.C. is here to help. In addition to preparing the documents necessary to start your business, we will serve as your Registered Agent, maintain your business records, prepare biennial reports and record your annual meeting minutes. Call or message us to schedule an appointment.

Landlord / Tenant Law

Sometimes issues arise between landlords and tenants regarding the terms of a lease. It is important to understand your rights and responsibilities. With years of experience, our staff at Ellis Law Offices, P.C. will take the time to discuss your case and help you find a solution to any issue you may have with your landlord or your tenant. Call or message us to schedule an appointment.

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