Happy Holidays from Savage Law. Our office will be closed from December 24th thru January 1st to enjoy the holiday, but we will be checking emails and voice messages while we are away.
On Tuesday, October 9th, the Iowa Supreme Court will be hosting oral arguments in a public forum in Red Oak, IA. This is a rare opportunity for the public to see first hand how the appeals process works. The case that will be heard is an appeal regarding a murder conviction. The appeal is based […]
As many Council Bluffs residents see fireworks stands popping up in parking lots, please be aware of the dates that residents can LEGALLY light their fireworks.
If you are looking for a professional display to enjoy, check out this list.
While many people make New Year’s resolutions to go to the gym, eat healthier, or kick a bad habit, Savage Law can help you start 2018 right by getting your legal affairs in order.
In the event that something happens to you, do you have an Estate Plan to direct how your assets will be distributed? […]
Our law office will be closed on Monday, December 25th in observance of the holiday.
Halloween is a holiday that frequently is not addressed in parenting plans and custody agreements. It is not one of the “holidays” typically recognized in the Iowa Code, however you can negotiate for it or even ask for it at trial. If you do not happen to be the custodial parent on October 31st to […]
As a Family Law Attorney, I am frequently asked when my “busy season” occurs. Generally, I find that most people wait until after the December holidays to start talking to me about divorce or file for divorce, with a surge in new filings occurring in the first quarter (January thru March). But why? Most of […]
With the Iowa Presidential Caucuses looming ahead on February 1st, I wondered if divorce rates differ between Democrats and Republicans. I found several articles that discuss this question, and one of the most interesting facts I found was that Iowa has the third LOWEST divorce rate in the nation (actually it was a tie between […]
This is the time of year where people are making New Year’s resolutions and trying to follow through with them. Is your New Year’s resolution to loose weight? Exercise more? Get your finances on track? What about getting your Estate Plan in order? While Savage Law might not be able to help you get physically fit, […]
New startup company will pay for your wedding unless you get divorced
I ran across an interesting article from the Washington Post (click the link in red above). The statistics quoted are most interesting and some of them really surprised me. The question I ponder from this is how the divorce court will handle this debt. Is […]