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Monthly Archives: November 2017

Property in your Divorce: Part II Premarital Property – “I had it before I married you so it is mine!”..Maybe not.

By Nov 24, 2017 Posted in Articles

A common misconception for most people going through a divorce is that if they owned a piece of property, or asset, before they married their partner that it is theirs.  That may, or may not, be the case.  The Iowa law states that premarital property “may” be given back to the person who owned it prior to the marriage.  The word “may” gives the courts the ability to determine if it will give the property […]

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Property in your Divorce: Part 1- Will all of your property in your divorce be treated the same and divided between you and your spouse? Not necessarily.

By Nov 10, 2017 Posted in Articles

  In every divorce proceeding it is important to understand that all property is not the same.  The Iowa law and the courts have recognized that there are potentially different types of property.  It is important to understand this regarding each piece of property in your divorce case.   Property can be categorized as premarital property, gifted or inherited property, or  marital property.  One piece of property can fall into more than one category.  In addition, […]

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New Blog Series – “Property in Your Divorce” beginning November 10, 2017.

By Nov 6, 2017 Posted in Articles

Please join us for our blog series entitled, “Property in Your Divorce” beginning November 10, 2017.   This series will be exploring various types of property in divorce proceedings. This will be a five part series, posted every other Friday, and will include various issues that all parties in a divorce, or thinking of divorce,  should know.  Should you require any additional information on any of these topics, or other family law related issues, please feel […]

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