SINCE 1973

You Deserve a Fresh Start.
We Can Help.


About Us

As soon as you walk through our door, you’ll notice that Henkels & Baker, PC, is a different kind of law firm. Our office is small, our legal team is friendly and we care about you as a person. Call us today to learn more or schedule a free consultation.
Are you struggling with overwhelming debt? We have 50 years of experience helping people like you regain control over their finances. A fresh start is possible and we make it easier!
If you’re facing criminal charges, we can help you navigate the process. We’ve helped thousands of clients to achieve the best possible outcome for their cases.
OWI charges can affect everything, from your finances to your job. We’ve built a unique process to help reduce your stress and save you money.

since 1973

Northeast Iowa’s Bankruptcy Attorneys




Criminal Defense



You Deserve a Fresh Start. We Can Help




Your Dedicated
Legal Team









Friendly Attorneys
Who Care

Henkels & Baker, PC provides legal help with debt, bankruptcy and criminal defense in Northeastern Iowa.
Dustin Baker


Francis Wm. Henkels

Of Counsel

Henkels & Baker, PC: Your Bankruptcy Lawyers in Dubuque, IA

Are you struggling with overwhelming debt and considering filing for bankruptcy? At Henkels & Baker, PC, we have over 50 years of experience helping people regain control over their finances and have never had clients lose any property they didn’t wish to surrender. A fresh start is possible, and we are here to help reduce your stress and save your money!

Located in Dubuque, Iowa, our firm was established in 1973. When you step into our welcoming offices, you’ll immediately sense that this law firm is different. At Henkels & Baker, PC, you are not just a case number; you are a valued individual, and that’s the cornerstone of our approach.

Bankruptcy offers protection against aggressive creditor actions like foreclosures or garnishments. It also gives you a chance to regroup and stabilize your financial situation. Contact us if you have concerns about bankruptcy processes or other debt issues.

Our Dubuque, IA Bankruptcy Lawyers

Our lawyers have a deep connection to the community. Dustin Baker, one of our team members, has worked on various legal matters, from trusts and estates to consulting with international clients in Chicago and Washington, D.C. He then set up his own practice in Iowa and is committed to ensuring that you are treated fairly by the legal system, whether you face debt problems or criminal charges.

Francis Henkels, with his extensive experience in bankruptcy, business, and agribusiness law, has been a beacon of hope for many during financial crises. He assisted many during the farm and mortgage crisis of the 1980s. His community involvement, including roles on the County Compensation Board and advisory commissions for the City of Dubuque, exemplifies his dedication to the betterment of the area. He is not just an attorney; he’s also a certified mediator by the International Academy of Dispute Resolution.

Client Reviews

Mark F.

Dustin was Excellent – professional, thoughtful, empathetic. Would definitely refer him to others.

Liz P.

The care and knowledge I received before and during my bankruptcy with your firm was 100% helpful.

Why Choose Henkels & Baker, PC

Why Choose Henkels & Baker, PC

If you are facing legal challenges in Iowa, you don’t have to navigate them alone. Reach out to Henkels & Baker, PC, today and experience the difference that compassionate, experienced legal professionals can make in your life.

Experience That Matters

With a combined experience of over 50 years, our team brings a wealth of knowledge to the table. We have extensive experience in finance, business, and bankruptcy law and have been a guiding light for countless individuals and companies navigating financial challenges.

A Personal Touch to Legal Solutions

In an era where legal offices often seem cold and impersonal, Henkels & Baker, PC stands out. Our small, friendly team is dedicated to your well-being, ensuring you are not just another case file. We genuinely care about you and your situation. We treat you with the compassion and respect you deserve.

Proven Results

We have successfully eliminated over $40 million in debt, offering a lifeline to those drowning in financial burdens. With a track record of more than 1,000 satisfied clients, we have earned the trust and gratitude of the community.

In the legal world, where experience and empathy often walk separate paths, Henkels & Baker, PC, bridges the gap. We are your friendly attorneys who care deeply about your well-being, rights, and future.

How a Dubuque Bankruptcy Attorney Can Help

How a Dubuque Bankruptcy Attorney Can Help

IA lawyers for bankruptcy can assist clients by accomplishing the following tasks both within and outside courts:

  • Assessing your financial situation to determine which bankruptcy option suits you
  • Reducing or eliminating debts
  • Filing for bankruptcy and representing your case in court
  • Seeking unpaid debts

Seek Assistance from Henkels & Baker, PC Today!

Seek Assistance from Henkels & Baker, PC Today!

Do you feel like you are sinking under a never-ending sea of debt and the pressure of mounting financial uncertainty? We understand the pain and stress you are experiencing and are here to lend a compassionate hand. Numerous people like you have received assistance from Henkels & Baker, PC, in regaining financial security.

Our bankruptcy attorneys in Dubuque, IA, can help in the following ways:

  • Navigating tricky legal issues concerning bankruptcy.
  • Assisting you when filing forms or other documents.
  • Helping you find and organize the required financial records needed in Court.
  • Ensuring completion of follow-ups and discharges.
  • Assessing your financial situation to establish which bankruptcy option suits you.

Don’t allow your life to be defined by your debt. Your journey to a brighter future begins with a simple call. Contact us today for a free consultation. Our bankruptcy attorneys will get to work immediately to help you get back on your feet.