What recourse does a husband have in Iowa if his wife is openly committing adultery and refuses to stop?? The only respite she is offering is a divorce for which the husband has to pay along with losing half of the assets. She is openly mocking him by saying that in Iowa, he is screwed by the... Read more »
answered on Oct 11, 2021
Iowa is a "no-fault" state, meaning that adultery, etc., cannot be used against an opposing party in divorce proceedings. Additionally, Iowa is a "marital property" state, meaning that any assets, aside from specific exemptions (including inheritances kept in separate accounts),... Read more »
with a coworker both subjects are married union job that is salary
answered on Jul 28, 2021
Generally, yes - there is nothing unlawful about firing an employee for having an affair with a coworker.
If one was sexually assaulted by someone who is not blood related but related by marriage and the victim is now 18, can the victim still take their abuser to court?
answered on Apr 21, 2021
If the victim was under the age of 18 at the time of the offense, the State can prosecute for sexual abuse in the first, second, or third degree within 10 years of the person turning 18. See Iowa Code Section 802.2(1).
The victim should report what happened ASAP. Waiting makes evidence... Read more »
answered on Oct 14, 2019
It varies from jurisdiction to jurisdiction and can vary from one situation from another. Simply put it is a false statement that hurts a person's reputation. You are allowed to express an opinion and you are allowed to state facts - everything else is a grey area. Yes, you can be sued even if... Read more »
Like say an adult were to discuss a kink for example with a 17 year old. Just a simple topic or discussion. There is no hint of actually wanting to preform such acts one said 17 year old.
answered on Aug 8, 2019
IMO you should forget trying to find out if you can "discuss sexual topics with a minor." Why? Because you are treading into a very dangerous area where most intelligent adults on this side of prison bars do not intentionally go.
My daughter is attending Frank L Smart in Davenport, Iowa. 6 Sep, she was forcefully shoved into lockers in the hall. 7 Sep, a boy hit her in the face with a closed fist and then ran away resulting in her nose being fractured (school determined accidental). 14 Sep she was sexually harassed by boys... Read more »
answered on Oct 18, 2016
You would want to contact an education law support center to find out what your options are.
Certainly, the school isn't providing a safe learning enviornment and maybe initiating an IEP process would be one avenue.
Even though this is the "Polk County" law center,... Read more »
answered on Sep 8, 2016
Yes. If you are 15 years old, then any sexual act between you and someone who is less than 4 years older is legal. Since you are 15, you would be able to date an 18 year old. In Iowa, the age of consent is 16, but if you are 14 or 15, then a sex act is a felony if the other person is 4 years or... Read more »
Her boss wrote me a check and asked me if the issue would be dropped. Her boss also said they would have a meeting with her and get her to stop saying the nasty comments and touching me and she still does both. I feel unsafe and uncomfortable going to work. What else should I do? This is a seasonal... Read more »
answered on Aug 8, 2016
Since you put the employer on notice of this conduct, yet the conduct's continued, you may have a claim for sexual harassment/hostile work environment against the employer for allowing the harassment to continue after you complained. That claim would be started through your local human rights... Read more »
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