I pay child support for my child, I moved to the state of Tennessee for a bit, my wage went from 19.00 an hour in iowa to 8.30 an hour in Tennessee. I tried getting the amount I had to pay modified and when the modification was figured up they actually raised it 30.00 a week to pay for arrears and... Read more »
My mother adopted her grandkids through welfare. My sister lost her right as well as bio father. During case bio father went to prison for class d felony sexual assault on mentally handicap person with a brain mentality of a 15 year old and allows the bio father around the child and alone with the... Read more »
boyfriend is on probation currently for 2 felonies. has a very extensive history of drug and alcohol charges, arson, burglary, theft, owi's. most recent charges almost 1 year ago. im concerned for my children. can i get full custody of them, or what is my best process? can i file to not have... Read more »
Do you currently have an attorney for the ongoing divorce? Or has this divorce process not yet started? If you have not retained an attorney or started the divorce process, I advise seeking one ASAP and having them file for divorce. From there, after some administrative hoops are jumped through...Read more »
My wife and I have quarantined since March at the advice of my wife's doctor. My child's mother agreed to keep the child 100% of the time until my wife's doctor feels there are adequate treatment options should my wife contract Covid. The child's mother now wishes to return to... Read more »
The Court may find you in contempt of the decree/custody schedule even with the doctor-prescribed quarantine. I would advise seeking counsel to represent your interests to the Court and describe the nuances of your current COVID-riddled situation. It is possible that a modification of the decree...Read more »
There are resources available to help you. For starters, the Iowa Judicial Branch has forms available for folks to represent themselves. Link: http://www.iowacourts.gov/For_the_Public/Representing_Yourself_in_Court/DivorceFamily_Law/Forms/index.asp Also, the Iowa State Bar Association has a...Read more »
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