Des Moines Area Lawyer

It is no exaggeration to say that at Balduchi Law Office, PC, we truly care about our clients. Attorney Kent Balduchi, a former first responder (firefighter and paramedic for the city of Des Moines) has made it his lifelong mission to bring vital assistance to people facing challenges that demand timely solutions. He and attorney Elizabeth Varnon pride themselves in the effectiveness of application of hard work and knowledge of the law to make a lasting difference for people with serious legal matters to resolve.

Call or email the law offices to schedule a consultation regarding any of our legal practice areas.

Des Moines, Indianola, Altoona And Ankeny Criminal Law Lawyers

Criminal law: Learn what it means to assert your right to a presumption of innocence. Learn how Des Moines criminal law attorneys Kent Balduchi and Elizabeth Varnon can help protect your constitutional rights, keep you fully informed and leave no stone unturned in pursuit of an effective defense.

    • Assault and battery: A strong defense in the face of assault and battery charges often boils down to an examination of motives. Were you attempting to defend yourself, caught in a tug of war or understandably provoked before an incident that resulted in your arrest for charges of assault and battery? Criminal lawyer Kent Balduchi can get to the bottom of your criminal charges and recommend a promising defense strategy.
    • Domestic abuse: Even if your wife, husband, girlfriend or boyfriend recants and asks to have charges dropped, once you have been arrested, you must defend yourself before the court. Take action right away for the best chances at a satisfactory outcome. Protect your good name and prevent the negative consequences of a criminal record by contacting an attorney as soon as possible.
    • Second and third offense DUI/OWI: A repeat drunk driving conviction can put your life into a downward spiral that will be difficult to halt. You need an effective advocate by your side to search for and find the key to an effective defense. Was the first DUI conviction questionable? Is there reason to doubt that police had reasonable cause to pull you over in traffic? Are the breath test or sobriety test results credible?
    • Drug possession: What if the "drugs" you were caught with were actually synthetic or simulated drugs? Consult with an experienced drug crime defense attorney to learn how to pursue the best outcome achievable in your drug crime case.

Des Moines Family Attorney

Family law: Protection of your parent-child relationships and material are top priorities in family law matters such as:

    • Divorce: Be fully informed of your rights and responsibilities before consenting to a settlement agreement concerning property division and/or child custody in an Iowa divorce.
    • Visitation, child support and/or spousal support: Des Moines family lawyer Elizabeth Varnon is compassionate as well as efficient on behalf of clients with critical family law concerns.
    • Modifications: A cost-benefit analysis can help determine whether it is worth your while to petition a family law court to modify your child support order. For advice on a necessary modification to child custody because of a move or job situation, contact Balduchi Law Office, PC.

Des Moines Accident Injury Attorney

Personal injury: Balduchi Law Office, PC, can advise and represent you after an Ankeny or Des Moines rear-end collision or any serious auto accident or motorcycle accident. We handle wrongful death cases, too. Call or email us to schedule a free initial consultation.