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Blog Posts in August, 2020

  • Is Iowa a No-Fault Divorce State?

    Iowa is a no-fault divorce state. This means that when you or your spouse file a petition for dissolution of marriage, you do not need to state that either of you did anything wrong to prompt the request. Instead, you indicate that the marriage is broken beyond repair. Iowa Code ยง 598.5 specifically provides that the petition for a dissolution of marriage shall "allege that there has been a ...
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  • How Do I Establish Myself as My Child's Legal Father?

    As a father, having an active role in your child's life is essential to ensuring that they have a well-rounded upbringing. Your relationship with your child can shape their identity and provide the emotional support they need to thrive. Unfortunately, if you and your child's mother were unwed at the time of their birth, and she does not recognize you as your child's legal father, your ability to ...
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