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Navigating Emotional Challenges During the Holidays After Divorce

By Dec 8, 2023 Posted in Divorce

The holidays can be incredibly difficult for those who have recently divorced. Feelings of loss, sadness, and even anger can become more intense as co-workers and friends celebrate with their families. This experience is common, and these feelings are normal as you adjust to your new life. Fortunately, you are not alone; many others have gone before you. As a family law firm built on three decades of experience, we have seen what works and […]

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Navigating the Holidays After Divorce: A Guide to Co-Parenting Cheerfully

By Dec 4, 2023 Posted in Divorce

The holidays can be a stressful time. Shopping, planning or attending events and parties, school functions, and end-of-the-year obligations can quickly become overwhelming. For co-parents, the holidays can also mean difficult emotions and financial challenges. Co-parenting can be difficult at the best of times but can suddenly feel impossible as we head into the holidays. The important thing to remember is how you co-parent can affect your child during this time.  At Simpson Legal Group, […]

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Common Terms Used in Family Law and What They Mean

By May 15, 2023 Posted in Child Custody

The practice of family law can be broad and covers issues including prenups, divorce, and child custody agreements. Although knowing all the terms in the area can be difficult, and you are certainly not expected to, your attorney handles all the legalese on your behalf. To discuss options on your family law needs, connect with an Iowa family law attorney from Simpson Legal Group, and read on to learn common terms you might hear during […]

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What Are the Different Types of Spousal Support 

By Apr 30, 2023 Posted in Divorce

One of the most impactful aspects of divorce is the division of assets and the determination of responsibilities regarding spousal support. Understanding what types of spousal support are available in Iowa and in what circumstances will help to inform you through the process. If you have further questions or would like to learn how to protect your interests, an Iowa alimony lawyer from Simpson Legal Group is standing by.  Traditional Spousal Support  Traditional support payments […]

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Common Tax Issues with Divorce

By Mar 15, 2023 Posted in Divorce

The process of going through a divorce is both time-consuming and often stressful because it will generally have long-term, even life-long implications. When going through the division of assets and liabilities, it is important to consider the role that taxes play. If you are going through a divorce, it is helpful to speak with a local Iowa divorce lawyer familiar with the role taxes will play in your divorce like those from Simpson Legal Group.  […]

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The Effects of Social Media on Divorce

By Feb 28, 2023 Posted in Divorce

Maintaining an online record of what happens in our lives through social media is an increasingly common practice, whether through Facebook, Instagram, TikTok, Twitter, or any other social media platforms. Unfortunately, while social media might present a great time-filling form of entertainment, it can also negatively impact relationships. Social media has been involved in the breakup of an increasing number of marriages.  An experienced divorce attorney from Simpson Legal Group, LLC can help advise you […]

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How to Talk to Your Children About Divorce

By Feb 15, 2023 Posted in Divorce

Determining how to discuss your pending divorce with your children can be one of the most important decisions that will have the most prolonged impact on your children. A poorly managed divorce can result in an extensive and damaging process for all parties, especially children. Disruptions in a child’s life due to divorce can result in long-term issues and schisms in the family, highlighting the importance of carefully managing a divorce when children are involved.  […]

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How Long Does it Take to Finalize a Divorce? 

By Jan 17, 2023 Posted in Divorce

If you are approaching the divorce process, or have already begun, one of the main questions on your mind may be, how long will it all take? While it would be great if we could offer you a clear-cut, one-size-fits-all answer, that is impossible as the answer is: it depends. Some divorces proceed in line with the norm. After meeting state eligibility and other requirements and filling, it has a mandatory 90-day waiting period before […]

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Common Mental Health Issues in Family Cases 

By Dec 15, 2022 Posted in Child Custody

Mental health can be an important deciding factor in many areas when it comes to family cases like divorce, financial support, or child custody. For example, substance abuse disorders, anxiety, or depression might impact one spouse’s ability to care for a child or could impact their capacity to provide financial support for themselves. While your family law attorney is not a mental health specialist, they do know how mental health issues might legally impact your […]

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6 Tips On Dealing With Divorce Grief

By Oct 15, 2022 Posted in Divorce

6 Tips On Dealing With Divorce Grief It is common to hear about the anger associated with divorce, but it is unusual to hear about the grief that often accompanies this significant life event. In reality, divorce can cause many emotions, not the least of which is grief. It is the separation of a union that was intended to last “until death do we part,” and dealing with the aftermath of separation can cause tremendous […]

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