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, how the courts will treat different types of property in a divorce is important to understand. In the coming weeks we will discuss the various types of property and how the court will potentially treat the property in your divorce proceeding. It is important to consult an attorney regarding the various types of property that may exist in your case, and how that property will be treated in your divorce. Should you require additional information on this topic, please feel free to contact Simpson Legal Group, LLC at (712) 256-9899.