Divorce

Going through divorce can be a very difficult and an emotional process. Many people experience anger, sadness, frustration, fear and uncertainty before, during and after a divorce. Some people are ready to start the divorce and want it done as soon as possible. Sometimes people are served divorce papers and are not expecting to be going through divorce. Other times, people want to find out what their options are so they can plan for a possible divorce in the future. There are many stages and procedures throughout the process, which many people can find difficult and confusing. Many people find that having a qualified attorney help them through the process can make the process less stressful.

Traditional Divorce

Traditional divorce in Iowa is the legal process of dissolving a marriage. This process involves not only legally ending the marriage, but also resolves issues such as child custody, child support, property division, retirement accounts, debts and real estate. [read more]

Collaborative Divorce

Collaborative Divorce is a unique opportunity that that allows the parties to have more control over the way their divorce is handled. Through this process, each party has a trained collaborative lawyer for representation and to give each party legal advice and advocacy. [read more]

Legal Separation

Legal separation is much like a divorce in that the court can determine issues such as custody, child support, property and debt division. Legal separation is often for parties that agree they want to continue to be legally married but want to live separately for a period of time. [read more]

Post-Divorce Issues

Sometimes there are life events can change the current child custody order. The amount of alimony, if ordered, may need to be adjusted. One party may not pay a debt that the Judge ordered them to pay. A parent may not be following the visitation plan. [read more]

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