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Category: Divorce

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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How To Navigate Divorce If You Have A Family Business

By Aug 31, 2022 Posted in Divorce

Divorces are tough no matter the circumstances, but when a family business is involved, matters become even more complicated. Not only do you have to decide who gets what regarding your personal items, but you also have to contend with how your livelihood will be affected. At Simpson Legal Group, LLC, we assist business owners facing a divorce in navigating the process, so they best protect themselves and their source of income. Decide What You […]

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How To Move Forward Financially After Divorce

By Aug 15, 2022 Posted in Divorce

A divorce can be life-altering in many different ways, including your finances. Untangling your money and assets from those of a former spouse can take time and planning, and having an attorney that knows how to steer you in the right direction is crucial. At Simpson Legal Group, LLC, we help our clients to move forward financially after divorce. Listed below are some steps a newly divorced or soon-to-be-divorced person should take to prepare themselves […]

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Who gets the house in a divorce?

By Jul 29, 2022 Posted in Divorce

The division of assets in a divorce can be extremely contentious, and often the issue of who gets to keep the house is at the heart of the disagreement. Unfortunately, there is no easy answer to this question as certain matters must be considered to determine who gets the family home in a divorce. The attorneys at Simpson Legal Group explain what these factors are.  Agreement Between the Parties The courts in Iowa encourage parties […]

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