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Divorce and Disclosure of Assets

By : Laura Lockwood If you are going through a divorce, or have watched friends and family go through a divorce, you have likely heard about the concept of “disclosing assets.” Through the divorce process, spouses are required to disclose all of their financial assets – even if they may have owned them prior to

Child Support – What Does it Cover?

By : J.D. Hartung In Iowa, child support is calculated pursuant to the Iowa Supreme Court’s Child Support Guidelines which can be found here. The stated purpose of the Guidelines is to: “provide for the best interests of the children by recognizing the duty of both parents to provide adequate support for their children in

Thinking About Renting?

By : Travis Brenner Are you considering renting a property? As either the landlord or the tenant, it is important to understand the key provisions of your lease agreement. Below is a list of some key provisions to pay attention to when entering into a lease agreement. 1. The Security Deposit – Be cognizant of

Protecting Your Brand

By : Charlie Wittmack A company’s brands are often among its most valuable assets; although unlike a company’s fleet, buildings, or employees, brands and intellectual property generally aren’t protected by your insurance policies. As a result, many organizations overlook the need to protect them. A simple legal review of your company’s brands and intellectual property

Recordings in Family Law

By : Laura Lockwood “Can I record my ex in my family law case?” This is a common question that arises as we guide our clients through a divorce or child custody action. People often don’t consider whether the can legally obtain those recordings or whether the recordings are even admissible in their court proceedings.

Did the Doctor Make a Mistake?

By : Brad Schroeder “I have never sued anyone before, or even thought about it, but my dad died recently while in the hospital for what was supposed to be a routine procedure. Several hospital staff have indicated to us we should maybe talk to someone about what happened, and the doctor avoids us and

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