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Important message regarding the COVID-19 Pandemic:

Clients and Friends of Nidey Erdahl Meier & Araguás, PLC:

Continuing to provide full legal services while protecting the health and wellbeing of our attorneys, staff, and clients, as well as their families, is our highest priority during this pandemic. To protect everyone, we have made the following changes, effective immediately and continuing until further notice:

Attorneys and staff members are primarily working from home. We strongly encourage all contact with your attorney and our staff to be by telephone, e-mail, fax, or U.S. Mail. 

Our Cedar Rapids, Marengo, and Muscatine offices are open by appointment only.

Our main office phone number is (319) 369-0000. When you call, an automated message will direct you to a list of extensions for all attorneys and staff. Many extensions will ring through to employees who are working remotely; if they are not available at the time of your call, you will be able to leave a message and your call will be returned.

You may also contact us through our individual e-mail addresses or through our general e-mail at

Thank you for your understanding, and be well.


Nidey Erdahl Meier & Araguás, PLC takes a team approach to working with you. Our staff of attorneys, legal assistants, and administrative staff will work together with you to provide you with the highest professional service possible. Our goal is first and foremost to give you the best legal representation.

Our attorneys have a longstanding history of being active in their communities and are known for their commitment to their clients. 

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Practice Areas

Family Law

Our attorneys are prepared to handle all aspects of law related to marital and custody disputes, as well as adoption, child support, and termination of parental rights.

Criminal Law

Our firm is prepared to assist you or your loved one at each level of a criminal proceeding. Our attorneys experience includes many state and federal jury trial victories. We are also accustomed to stepping in for state and federal sentencing or appeals, as well as state post-conviction relief and federal habeas actions (28 USC section 2254, 2255).

Civil Litigation

The lawyers on our civil litigation team have experience with and look forward to assisting you with virtually every type of civil litigation including personal injury, car crash injuries, wrongful death, workplace injuries, other workplace litigation, consumer litigation and professional negligence.

Probate and Landlord Tenant Law

Our practice areas include probate and landlord – tenant law.  We can help you plan for yourself, or when you have lost a loved one and need assistance in opening and administering an estate.  

Whether you are drawing up a lease for a rental property or wondering what your rights are as a tenant, we can assist you.

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Regional Law Firm

Nidey Erdahl Meier & Araguás, PLC, is a regional law firm serving eastern Iowa. We have offices in Cedar Rapids, Marengo, and Muscatine. 

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