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Posted on 08/23/2019 at 09:39 AM by The Newsroom

Attorney Bryan O’Neill Selected for IDCA Rising Star Award

Dickinson Law is pleased to announced that attorney Bryan O’Neill has been chosen to receive the 2019 Rising Star...

Posted on 10/31/2018 at 01:25 PM by Mollie Pawlosky

Insurance Appraisers May Determine the Cause of Loss

In a case of first impression, Walnut Creek Townhome Association v. Depositors Insurance Company, the Iowa Supreme Court...

Posted on 11/02/2016 at 07:21 AM by Mollie Pawlosky

No guardian ad litem is required for in rem proceedings

The City of Des Moines, after several inspections, brought an action to condemn a house and declare it a public nuisance...

Posted on 11/02/2016 at 07:08 AM by Mollie Pawlosky

Dismissal for want of prosecution is automatic, and reinstatement after six months is not possible

Iowa Rule of Civil Procedure 1.944, “Uniform Rule for Dismissal for Want of Prosecution,” is designed to mov...

Posted on 09/07/2016 at 11:39 AM by Mollie Pawlosky

Don't forget to respond to your opponent's arguments

The recent opinion in Slach v. Heick, No. 15-1460 (Ia. Ct. App., Aug. 17, 2016) reminds litigants of the dangers of not...
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