RESULTS FOR CATEGORY: Family Law

Apr. 13, 2016Mary A. Zambreno, Iowa Family Law Blog
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What happens when one spouse wants the divorce while the other spouse does not? Can the hesitant spouse keep the divorce from happening simply by ignoring pleadings and letters from the first spouse’s attorney?

Mar. 28, 2016Mary A. Zambreno, Iowa Family Law Blog
child-support

Iowa has a law that says a man who is married to a woman is automatically presumed to be the putative father of a child born during that marriage.

Feb. 3, 2016Mary A. Zambreno, Iowa Family Law Blog
alimony-guidelines

The Iowa Supreme Court noted that “even if spousal support guidelines may provide a useful reality check in some cases, because they are not Iowa law, they can serve neither as the starting point for a trial court nor as the decisive factor for a reviewing court on appeal.

Jan. 13, 2016Mary A. Zambreno, Iowa Family Law Blog
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If you are still in the throes (or woes?) of your divorce proceedings, it is very likely that a court would divide your winnings with your soon-to-be ex-spouse because the proceeds will be considered marital property.

Jun. 26, 2015Mary A. Zambreno, Iowa Family Law Blog
do-it-now

In reaching the conclusion that “same-sex couples may exercise the right to marry,” the Court analyzed four fundamental principles of marriage…

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