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 […]
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