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Posted on 04/18/2017 at 11:28 AM by John Lande

A couple of commas just changed Iowa’s mechanics’ lien law

On April 7, 2017, the governor signed significant legislation affecting contractors who may want to file a mechanics&rsq...

Posted on 03/02/2017 at 12:18 PM by Mollie Pawlosky

The sixth protection for agricultural borrowers during foreclosure

The sixth protection:  The borrower receives a right of first refusal, following the recording of the Sheriff's...

Posted on 03/02/2017 at 12:09 PM by Mollie Pawlosky

The fifth protection for ag borrowers during foreclosure

The fifth protection for ag borrowers:  The lender is barred from seeking foreclosure without redemption. If the mo...

Posted on 03/02/2017 at 10:32 AM by Mollie Pawlosky

The fourth protection for ag borrowers during foreclosure

The fourth protection for ag borrowers:  The borrower is allowed to seek a continuance. A continuance may allow the...

Posted on 09/01/2016 at 11:01 AM by John Lande

Can you afford to have cyber insurance coverage?

This blog has been following a number of lawsuits between insurance companies and their insureds over who is responsible...

Posted on 08/31/2016 at 11:49 AM by John Lande

Iowa's mechanics' lien law just got more confusing

Today the Iowa Court of Appeals issued a decision that raises more questions than it answers about how to interpret Iowa...

Posted on 06/01/2016 at 12:32 PM by Mollie Pawlosky

Contradictory affidavit rule

The Iowa Supreme Court opinion Estate of Paul Dedrick v. Daniel J. Baldi, No. 14-1547 (May 6, 2016) addressed many impor...

Posted on 03/07/2016 at 07:24 AM by Jeffrey Baxter

Title insurance: A no-no in Iowa is the norm in Arizona

Once you have decided to take the plunge and purchase a winter home in the Grand Canyon State, you will have a slew...
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