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Blog Posts in July, 2020

  • How Long Until a Divorce Is Final in Iowa?

    If you are filing for a divorce in Iowa, you must wait at least 90 days before the court finalizes your divorce. The waiting period applies in both contested and uncontested divorces. Only in limited circumstances can it be waived. While 90 days is the minimum amount of time that must elapse before your divorce is final, depending on your situation, the process can last longer than that. When Does ...
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  • What Types of Child Custody Are There in Iowa?

    In an Iowa family law matter involving children, speaking specifically about custodial rights and responsibilities of parents, there are two types: Sole legal custody (or custody) and joint legal custody (or joint custody). However, speaking in the broader sense about the roles of one or both parents in their child's life, a court will also make a determination concerning the child's physical ...
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