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Monthly Archives: May 2020

Impact of COVID-19 on Replevins, Foreclosures, and Garnishments in Iowa

By May 22, 2020 Posted in News

            The unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic has significantly affected the financial health of millions of Iowans.  Unfortunately, the struggling economy resulted in monumental job layoffs, terminations, and furloughs.  A historical number of Iowans have filed for unemployment benefits.  The collateral effect of the depressed economy is that debtors and borrowers may experience difficulty making regular loan payments on their mortgage, car, and other monthly expenses.            In order to combat this anticipated issue, Governor Reynolds […]

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Part 3:  COVID- 19, YOUR DIVORCE & YOUR STIMULUS CHECK:  WHAT HAPPENS WHEN YOU OWE DELINQUENT CHILD SUPPORT?

By May 8, 2020 Posted in News

The question has come up in recent weeks, “If I am behind on my child support will I get my stimulus check?”  The answer is clear that, depending on the amount you owe in back child support, you may either receive a reduced stimulus check or potentially no check at all.  The CARES Act, which authorized the payment of the stimulus checks, did not suspend collection of delinquent child support payments as it did with […]

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Part 2:  Covid-19, Your Divorce & Your Child’s Stimulus Payment

By May 1, 2020 Posted in News

Under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, most Americans are eligible for a one-time stimulus check (also called Economic Impact Payment) of up to $1,200, with married couples getting up to $2,400. Families will get an additional $500 per child.  We previously discussed the individual payments in Part 1 of our Series.  So what about the child’s portion of the stimulus payment? How does your divorce affect that payment?  The new law […]

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