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Jun. 24, 2013Mary A. Zambreno, Iowa Family Law Blog
Same-sex-marriage

On March 27, 2013, the United States Supreme Court heard oral argument in Windsor v. U.S., 699 F.3d 169 (2d Cir. 2012), a decision of the Second Circuit Court of Appeals holding Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) to be unconstitutional. That section defines the word “marriage,” for the purposes of federal statutes and regulations as “only a legal union between one man and one woman.”

Apr. 12, 2013Mary A. Zambreno, Iowa Family Law Blog
What's in a name?

A name change petition for a child under the age of 14 pursuant to § 674.6 requires the consent of both parents listed on the child’s birth certificate.

Feb. 25, 2013Mary A. Zambreno, Iowa Family Law Blog
Bad-mouthing Mommy is costly for Daddy

The Iowa Court of Appeals upheld a jury’s slander award against a father for comment he made to his daughter about her mother.

Oct. 16, 2012Mary A. Zambreno, Iowa Family Law Blog
Surveillance during divorce

Just how legal is spying on your spouse when you are in the middle of a divorce? If you live in Iowa, it’s not.

Aug. 16, 2012Mary A. Zambreno, Iowa Family Law Blog
Engagement ring

Who keeps the engagement ring when the wedding is called off? Where you happen to live will determine the answer.

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