Tag Archive: Iowa attorneys

What is Earnest Money?

Earnest money is a term most commonly used in real estate transactions. Earnest money is a sum of money a buyer will put down to demonstrate their seriousness about buying a home. Earnest money essentially acts like a deposit on the house you are intending to buy. Generally, earnest money will be around 1% to

NIL Knows No Boundaries

By : J.D. Hartung NIL knows no boundaries . . . yet! The NCAA’s “acceptance” of the reality that student-athletes must be allowed to make money from their own NIL (Name, Image and Likeness) has created a huge “gray area” when it comes to what is or is not permissible. The NCAA’s initial “Interim NIL

Real Estate – Restrictive Covenants

Are you thinking about purchasing property? Whether you are purchasing a new home or a piece of land, it is important to understand what covenants and restrictions apply to that property. Restrictive covenants, aka property covenants, tell you what you can and cannot do with your property.  Two main purposes of covenants are to limit

Hartung Schroeder Names Travis Brenner as Associate Attorney

Des Moines, Iowa – October 29, 2021 – Travis Brenner has been hired as an associate attorney at Hartung Schroeder Law Firm, Des Moines, Iowa. Travis graduated from Drake University Law School (with honors) in May of 2021 – where he earned both his J.D. and M.B.A degrees.   He was admitted to the Iowa Bar

Collaborative Divorce

Have you ever heard the term “Collaborative Divorce”? If not, and the concept sounds intriguing, you are in the right place! Hartung Schroeder can assist you with this unique approach to dissolution of marriage. Collaborative Divorce is a solution-based approach to the divorce process that is sweeping the nation – both for its peaceful approach

Restrictive Covenants – The Basics

By : Jon Garner In today’s employment environment, employees are increasingly being asked to sign “non-compete” agreements.  These types of agreements can take many forms and include a range of different restrictive covenants. For example, they can prohibit and/or restrict:  (a) the use of confidential and/or proprietary information; (b) the solicitation of customers; (c) the

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