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Top 3 Qualities to Look for in Your Attorney

Your attorney should not speak in legalese.

Finding an attorney that is a “real person” can be difficult.  Many attorneys surround themselves almost exclusively with other attorneys and are accustomed to speaking in ivory tower legalese.  You should be able to connect with your attorney on a personal level, and he or she should speak to you in plain language that you can understand.  You will be working very closely with this person on issues that are very important to you.  It is important that he or she be down-to-Earth and someone that you connect with.

Your attorney should be accessible.

The most common complaint that clients have of their attorneys is that the attorney is unreachable, does not communicate with them regularly, or does not promptly return your calls.  Your attorney should reach out to you about your case regularly and respond within 24 hours to calls and e-mails.  An open line of communication between you and your attorney is essential to building trust.

Your attorney should be realistic with you about costs and outcomes.

Your attorney’s goal should not be to win at all costs.  Rather, it should be to achieve a favorable outcome for you as efficiently as possible.  It is important that your attorney set realistic expectations at the outset as to the costs you should expect, concerns that the attorney has about the outcome of your case, and the length of time that you should expect your case to take.


Regardless of the nature your case, we have an experienced attorney who will focus on your individual needs. Our team of attorneys works closely together, bringing each of their different fields of experience to bear in order to optimize our client care.

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Family Law & Divorce

Our Scott County attorneys will help put your legal matter in the best position to succeed. Our firm has cost-effective rates and excellent client communication, and will ensure your case gets the attention it deserves. Our Iowa attorneys have the skill and experience to put you in the best position to succeed. Our Iowa attorneys take a team approach to provide experience in Divorce & Family Law, Estate Planning, Probate, Guardianship, Civil Litigation, DUI & Criminal Law, Corporate & Contract Law and more.

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Probate & Estate Administration

Our Scott County probate attorneys are here to ensure your Scott County probate matter is handled efficiently and affordably. We handle all types of probate matters including will contests, trust contests, probate litigation and estate administration to effectively handle estate matters o give you peace of mind knowing that our probate lawyers handle your matter professionally to save you time and money.

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Estate Planning

Our Scott County estate planning attorneys are here to help you create, draft, and implement your custom estate plan that is designed to help you avoid or minimize estate taxes while ensuring your estate avoids probate when you pass. We utilize wills, trusts, powers of attorneys and all other estate planning tools to help you create an airtight estate plan.

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Litigation & Dispute Resolution

Our Scott County civil litigation attorneys are here to ensure your Scott County civil defense, civil litigation, mechanics lien, guardianship or probate litigation matter is handled efficiently and afforadably. We give you peace of mind knowing your matter is given the attention it deserves.

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Business, Corporate & Contract Law

Our Scott County business attorneys have the knowledge, understanding, and budget-friendly rates necessary to be the optimal solution for your Scott County business' legal needs. Contact us to schedule a free consultation and discuss the cost-effective business legal solutions we can provide for you, your family, and your corporation or LLC. Our Scott County corporate attorneys will assist your corporation or LLC in every aspect of business creation and maintenance. Our lawyers take the time to learn about your situation and educate you on the most advantageous corporate form in Scott County.

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Immigration

Our Scott County immigration attorneys will fight for you and your family's right to travel, enter, and stay in the country. Our Scott County immigration attorneys offer affordable rates and excellent communication, and have the skill and experience to explore every option in order to obtain your green card, achieve citizenship, or assert asylum.

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Real Estate Law

Our Scott County real estate attorneys handle personal, residential and commercial contracts, mechanics liens, and are here to assist you with all of your Scott County residential and commercial real estate needs.

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O'Flaherty Law of Davenport

201 W. 2nd St., Ste 400A

Davenport, IA 52801

(563) 503-6910
davenport@oflaherty-law.com

Hours of Operation

Monday
9:00am - 6:00pm
Tuesday
9:00am - 6:00pm
Wednesday
9:00am - 6:00pm
Thursday
9:00am - 6:00pm
Friday
9:00am - 6:00pm
Saturday
Closed
Sunday
Closed

Why O'Flaherty Law of Davenport?

Why O'Flaherty Law of Davenport?

Why O'Flaherty Law of Davenport?

Top 3 Qualities to Look for in Your Attorney

Cost-Effective

When we started our firm in the midst of the recession, we learned to survive in a lean environment and pass the savings on to our clients.  As the economy has improved, we have not changed our philosophy.  We are hungry to grow our client base, and so we have intentionally set our rates below what the market will bear.  Our mission is to make each client walk away feeling that they got more value than they paid for.  This is easier to do when we make our prices affordable.

Client-Focused

The secret to our success as a firm is incredibly simple: we build a personal relationship with each of our clients and treat them with the respect that they deserve.  We pride ourselves on our open lines of communication, frequent check-ins with our clients, and our accessibility.  We are here to help you in any way we can, often leveraging our network of resources to assist you with non-legal issues that you may be having.  We are your one-stop problem-solver and trusted adviser.  All attorneys say that they provide excellent client service, but, unlike other attorneys, we practice what we preach.  We make sure every client walks away happy . . . period.

Comprehensive

We are your community law firm.  Our business is built on long-term relationships with our clients.  Our clients have the luxury of building trust over time with one team of attorneys, rather than having to find a new attorney for each different type of matter that arises over the course of their lives.  No one attorney can be experienced at everything.  That is why we have worked hard to assemble a team of attorneys with extensive experience in different areas of experience.  Our attorneys work together closely to bring our collective experience to bear on any issue that may arise for our clients.

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divorce lawyer Scott County

Great at What We Do

Since our business comes entirely from referrals and community involvement, our reputation for quality legal work is our greatest asset . . . and it is extremely important to us.  Each of our attorneys is truly experienced in his or her practice areas, with the highest personal standards of excellence.  We are proud of our reputation in the community, and we did not achieve it by accident.  Our reputation for excellence comes from hard work, continuing education, and an above-and-beyond approach to our clients’ cases.

Our Scott County Family Law Attorneys provide excellent service in the following areas of law:

Our attorneys work as a team to provide comprehensive has experience in:

Our Scott County Divorce Attorneys are Proven Advocates!  Our Scott County divorce lawyers put your matter in the best possible position to succeed: 

  • Kevin O'Flaherty was honored to be named one of Suburban Life Magazine's Best Under 40 for 2015.   
  • We look forward to the opportunity to build our representation for excellence by providing you with quality legal service you deserve!

We are Cost-Effective! Our Scott County divorce lawyers work efficiently and cost-effectively to make your legal matter as affordable as possible and are proud of our rates and value we bring to our clients. 

Our Scott County divorce & family law Attorneys Provide Comprehensive Representation! Because our attorneys collaborate to bring together their different areas of experience, we provide you with knowledgeable representation in nearly every area of Iowa law.  If your case requires a wider range of knowledge than family law, our broad experience can put you in an advantageous position. 

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Please contact our office to Schedule a Consultation.
See below for our other locations. If our office locations are not convenient for you, we are happy to speak with you by phone.

O'Flaherty Law of Davenport

201 W. 2nd St., Ste 400A

Davenport, IA 52801

davenport@oflaherty-law.com

What to Expect From a Consultation

The purpose of a consultation is to determine whether our firm is a good fit for your legal needs. Although we often discuss expected results and costs, our attorneys do not give legal advice unless and until you choose to retain us. Although most consultations are complimentary, some may carry a charge depending on the type of matter and meeting location.

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Meet the Owner

I am personally committed to ensuring that each one of our clients receives the highest level of client service from our team.  Our mission is to provide excellent legal work in a cost-effective manner while maintaining open lines of communication between our clients and their attorneys.  Many of our clients are going through difficult times in their lives when they reach out to us.  They should feel comfortable leaning on the experience and knowledge of our attorneys as their counselors and advocates.  We are here to help!

- Attorney Kevin O'Flaherty, Owner

Check Out Articles and Videos from our Scott County Family Law Attorneys

In this video, Iowa attorney Kevin O'Flaherty discuss Iowa divorce laws and length of divorce cases in Scott County.

In this video, Iowa attorney Kevin O'Flaherty discuss Iowa divorce laws and length of divorce cases in Scott County.

Scott County Divorce Laws

In this article, our Scott County family law attorneys discuss current Iowa divorce laws and the lengths of divorce cases in Scott County. There are many factors that can contribute to an increase of length of a divorce including disagreements on:

  • Child Custody
  • Alimony
  • Child Support
  • Retirement Assets

For more information on Scott County divorces and Iowa divorce law read more from our Scott County family law attorneys on Scott County divorce laws.

In this video, Scott County divorce attorney Kevin O'Flaherty discuss current Scott County child custody laws and other Iowa family law issues.

Child Custody Laws in Scott County

In this article, our Scott County Divorce attorneys discuss current Iowa child custody laws. We discuss Current and upcoming Scott County child custody laws and topics including:

  • What is Joint Physical Placement
  • What are the different types of child custody in Scott County
  • How child custody is determined

There are many aspects of Iowa child custody law and understanding the issues involved can potentially lead to less time litigating issues.

Read more from our Scott County family law attorneys on Davenport child custody laws.

In this video, Scott County divorce attorney Kevin O'Flaherty discuss Scott County paternity laws.

Parenting Laws in Scott County

In this article, our Scott County family law attorneys discuss current Iowa paternity laws and discuss topics including:

  • Paternity Affidavits
  • How to establish paternity in Scott County
  • Establishing paternity if the father doesn’t agree
  • What legal rights does a father have without establishing paternity?

We answer these questions and others in our article on Iowa paternity laws.

Read more about Scott County paternity laws by our Iowa family law attorneys.

Further Reading from our Scott County Family Law Attorneys

Can You Adopt Someone Over 18 in Illinois: Adopting an Adult

Adult adoption in Illinois is a legal process that establishes a parent-child relationship between two adults. It involves meeting specific criteria and providing necessary documentation, with adoptive parents assuming the responsibility for the financial, medical, and emotional support of the adoptee.

Kevin O'Flaherty

September 18, 2023

Is Alimony Tax Deductible?

Divorces finalized before 2019 allowed the payer to deduct alimony payments from their taxable income, while the recipient reported them as income. Conversely, post-2019 divorces altered this dynamic, eliminating the tax deduction for the payer and the income reporting requirement for the recipient.

Kevin O'Flaherty

September 15, 2023

Can a Divorce be Rescinded in Iowa?

Kevin O'Flaherty

August 30, 2023