What is Family Law?

What is Family Law?

What is Family Law? Family Law is an area of legal practice that focuses on family relationships. You will work with a family law attorney in the case of divorce, child custody or visitation rights, adoption, emancipation or paternity. The most common cases seen in...
Types of Restraining Orders in Iowa

Types of Restraining Orders in Iowa

There are two types of restraining orders in Iowa for victims of abuse. The first, and most common, is a criminal no contact order, which is the result of a criminal case. The second type of restraining order is a civil protective order. Criminal No Contact Order A...
How to Legally Change Your Name in Iowa

How to Legally Change Your Name in Iowa

If you are over the age of 18, there are two ways to legally change your name in Iowa. The first can only be used in the case of divorce. The second option is open to anyone who qualifies as a legal adult. 1. Changing Your Name In a Divorce Case If you are looking to...