Common Law Marriage & Divorce in Iowa

Common Law Marriage & Divorce in Iowa

Originally published on 03/20/2019. Updated 09/30/2021. While common law marriage does exist in Iowa, it could be difficult to prove. The couple has to meet certain requirements for the courts to consider them married under common law. Additionally, once a couple is...
Types of Adoption in Iowa

Types of Adoption in Iowa

Updated. Originally published Apr 12, 2019. Iowa has four types of adoption: International, private domestic, foster care and step parent adoption. The type of adoption you choose depends on how you want to adopt and the age of the child. While children of all ages...
Ten Reasons You Should Have a Will

Ten Reasons You Should Have a Will

Have you ever wondered “Why should I have a Will?” To understand the importance of a Will you must understand what happens to your property if you die without a Will. This is a summary and there are exceptions to the discussion which follows. For the...