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0 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Iowa on
Q: When feds pick up a state case how does that person get appointed a federal lawyer,from their state lawyer

This case is in Iowa. They were state charges, & the feds picked them up and now being held in county jail, & cannot get any information from anyone regarding this inmate. How does someone go about getting a federal attorney appointed when the attorney they have was the attorney appointed... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Banking for Iowa on
Q: Can a POA work complete close a bank account knowing the person is near death.

My elderly mother has made me the POA of her entire estate. I'm also the soul surviving relative in her will. I live in iowa

0 Answers | Asked in Business Law, Civil Litigation and Construction Law for Iowa on
Q: Who is responsible for the actions of an attorney without a license from the bar is working for an established law firm

This is about a suit that was to be filed in which a deposit was required and also was subsequently billed and no results or actions wherever taken

0 Answers | Asked in Real Estate Law for Iowa on
Q: Is our basketball hoop considered a fixture for the sale of our home? The pole is not cemented into the ground.

My wife and I have sold our house. We have a GoalSetter basketball hoop. This hoop is not cemented into the ground. A ground anchor is cemented into the ground and the pole attached to that. The backboard attaches to the pole. The buyers of our house believe the whole hoop is a fixture. We believe... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Workers' Compensation for Iowa on
Q: If I’m short term disabled insurance from the company I worked for and once I’m cleared I quit is there any legal issue

They have treated me horrible threw the experience and I do not wish to return to there company I just want to make sure there is no legal trouble if I were to.

0 Answers | Asked in Family Law for Iowa on
Q: Motion to strike settlement agreement answer was granted after the decree was ordered what happens next

I'm representing myself and can't find any information that says what happens next after that is granted

0 Answers | Asked in Family Law for Iowa on
Q: I'm representing myself motioned to strike an answer and settlement agreement. It's filed whats next?

I can't find info on what to do next after the strike was granted

0 Answers | Asked in Real Estate Law for Iowa on
Q: My mom too her name off of her house which is paid for and put my brothers name on the house she now wants to add me to

the deed but doesn't know know if he will agree. Can she do it without him being informed or even by amending her will.

0 Answers | Asked in Family Law for Iowa on
Q: I'm representing myself motioned to strike an answer and settlement agreement. It's filed whats next?

I can't find info on what to do next after the strike was granted

0 Answers | Asked in Family Law for Iowa on
Q: Can I get a protection order against my ex daughter in law's abusive boyfriend to protect my 8 year old grand-daughter?

He was convicted for a 3rd time for domestic violence. She has 50% shared custody with my son. She is now seeing the abuser again, we are very concerned for our grandaughter.

0 Answers | Asked in Immigration Law for Iowa on
Q: What if an immigration lawyer ended up making things worse for the clients?

Let’s say a family had to escape into the US from like El Salvador or something. They ended up not getting in legally, so they got a lawyer so they could become citizens. Let’s also say the lawyer didn’t submit documents on time, and now the family is possibly screwed for life. What can they do?

0 Answers | Asked in Family Law and Child Custody for Iowa on
Q: what are possible consequences for DHS contacting a parent whose rights were terminated? Can I sue them?

my sons fathers rights were terminated when he was a baby nearly 6 years ago. There was a domestic abuse from my husband to me recently in front of my oldest son and DHS interviewed me and I told them that the other biological parents rights were terminated nearly 6 years ago. Family members of... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Immigration Law for Iowa on
Q: Can we start the k1 Visa process?

I've recently got divorced in Wisconsin which requires a 6-month stay to remarry. Since then I have moved to Iowa that does not have those restrictions on remarrying. I have met a girl in the Philippines while visiting there and we have been dating every since and want to get married. Since I... Read more »

Adan Vega
Adan Vega answered on May 15, 2022

You must be unmarried to be eligible to file the FORM I-129F petition to begin the process for the K-1 fiancée visa. After the petition is approved by USCIS and the K-1 visa is issued by the U.S. consulate and your fiancée enters the U.S. you can then marry. This process will generally take more... Read more »

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0 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Iowa on
Q: Is it legal to dismiss probation with a discharge date 10/22 then impose a sentence of 365 days in jail. Simple misdeme

If you have been on probation and just didn't comply but have not got any new charges and your due to discharge on 10/22 been on it for almost 2 years. Can a judge legally revoke the probation and impose a jail term of 365 in county jail putting you over that 2 year guide line for a simple... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Business Formation, Business Law and Employment Law for Iowa on
Q: If I open a S Corp in Delaware, can I work in Iowa providing software contracting services not being a foreign entity

I want to know if I can legally provide software engineering contracting services if I start my S Corp in Delaware/Wyoming/etc. for tax benefit purposes without applying to operate as a foreign entity in the state of Iowa. Or is the best route to just start my S Corp in Iowa since that is where I... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Employment Law and Family Law for Iowa on
Q: law covering family with autistic child needing Aunt to watch child while going to hospital in labor with another child

My brother and his wife are having their 3rd child. I have been their back up for when she goes into labor since there are no grandparents or other family members around. Their 2nd child is autistic so he needs someone he is comfortable with and someone knows how to communicate and work with him. I... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Landlord - Tenant for Iowa on
Q: I was falsely accused of smoking inside my apartment by my landlord. What can I do?

I have lived here for 10 years and I have always gone outside to smoke. He says he saw me and I know that's impossible. My location keeps getting changed on my phone but I live in Dubuque Iowa, not Minneapolis Minnesota.

1 Answer | Asked in Bankruptcy, Criminal Law and Appeals / Appellate Law for Iowa on
Q: I feel I wasn’t treated fairly in my hearing what can I do
Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on May 11, 2022

Appeal or ask for a rehearing.

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