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What Happens to My Business During the Divorce Process? 

By Sep 22, 2020 Posted in Articles

  One of the main components of any divorce case is the equitable division of property, i.e., the assets and liabilities of the parties.  The property is classified as either separate or marital property, assigned a value, then allocated to one spouse or the other.  The value of the property is usually the fair market value as of the date of separation.  Some types of property, such as bank accounts or some retirement accounts, are […]

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Retirement Accounts in a Divorce Proceeding

By Sep 15, 2020 Posted in Articles

The State of Iowa requires each party in a divorce proceeding to disclose all of their assets and debts. Retirement accounts can be one of the largest, and most valuable, asset that a person owns. They may also be one of the more challenging assets to divide. If you or your spouse has a retirement plan, it may be subject to division in a divorce proceeding.  There are very specific guidelines when determining division of […]

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Co-Parenting and Your Children’s Return to School During COVID-19

By Aug 18, 2020 Posted in Articles

          COVID-19 abruptly ended daycare, classes, and extra-curricular activities for many children last spring but now we are rapidly approaching the new school year.  After months of social distancing, parents are now faced with serious concerns as their children return to school during this uncertain time.  The primary concern is how parents should best protect the safety, health, and well-being of their children returning school.  This concern could be magnified if children reside in separate […]

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Modifying and/or Terminating Alimony during the COVID-19 Pandemic

By Aug 14, 2020 Posted in Articles

Many individuals have questions regarding how COVID-19 affects their receipt of alimony payments, and/or their ability to pay alimony, during these unprecedented times.  Questions have been raised, due to extensive loss of employment during the pandemic, as to whether alimony could be potentially increased and/or decreased during these times. The simple answer is, if your alimony is not deemed non-modifiable in your divorce documents, the alimony is potentially subject to modification.  Because of the current […]

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I Lost My Job — How Does This Affect My Child Support Payments?

By Aug 7, 2020 Posted in Articles

If you are one of the millions of Americans facing unemployment, and are obligated to make child support payments, it is likely that you have several questions and concerns. At Simpson Legal Group, LLC., we are willing to guide you through this stressful time by helping you to figure out a solution. It is important to know that losing your job does not mean that you are excused from making child support payments. Before stopping, […]

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