Spencer, Iowa lawyers

experienced, responsive, reliable and efficient

(712) 262-6801 | don@hemphill-law.com

Welcome to Hemphill Law

Hemphill Law Office PLC is a general practice law firm with practical experience and competence in residential and commercial real estate, wills, probate and estate planning, Family law. Juvenile law, Elder law, Criminal law, Consumer law, business organizations, and dispute resolution involving litigation, mediation and arbitration, including appellate proceedings.

We regularly work in the Iowa District Courts in Clay, Dickinson, O’Brien, Osceola, Emmet, Cherokee, Buena Vista and Palo Alto counties in civil, criminal, family and probate matters.

There is no charge for an initial telephone or office conference to discuss your legal matter.

Practice Areas

Municipal and Public Law

Don Hemphill spends 40% of his professional time in the representation of or consultation with Iowa cities in all aspects of Municipal Law and has done so for most of his 45 years in practice. He is a member and twice President of the Iowa Municipal Attorneys Association, the Government Practice Section of the Iowa State Bar Association and is a member of IMLA, the International Municipal Attorney’s Association. He regularly lectures at professional organizations on municipal and public law topics.

Family and Juvenile Law

Scott Johnson spends much of his time helping clients resolve family issues and juvenile matters, including dissolutions of marriage and child in need of assistance proceedings. Understanding, compassion and patience are keys to success in these areas.

Wills, Probate & Estate Planning

Hemphill law enjoys working with families to provide personal wills, powers of attorney, trusts, and other planning documents and to help and guide family members at the time of loss of a loved one through informal estate settlement or formal probate proceedings.

Real estate

Real Estate services include abstract examination, subdivision plattings; residential and commercial leases, sales, exchanges, title clearing and partition actions as well as boundary disputes and other real estate matters. We know the clients’ goals in a real estate transaction are accuracy, promptness, completeness and economy.

Our Team

Meet the Hemphill Law Team Members