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June 2017 Archives

Ways that you can be a mindful and sensitive adoptive parent

If you have children, you may be well aware that parenting requires a lot of patience, perseverance, sensitivity and emotional strength. This is even more important if you are an adoptive parent in Iowa who has taken in children from less-than-ideal circumstances. At Janssen Law, PLC, we are familiar with the unique challenges adoptive parents face.

How bankruptcy can stop creditor harassment

Many people in Iowa and throughout the United States are overwhelmed with credit card debt, medical expenses, mortgage payments, student loans and other types of financial burdens. If you are one who struggles to make your monthly payments on time, you may have been contacted by creditor regarding your delinquent balance or missed payments. In some cases, however, creditors can cross the line from notifying you of the late payments and harassing you with threats and other tactics used to scare you.

What factors determine child support payment?

Iowa parents still share the financial responsibilities of raising a child even if they are no longer married or live together. At Janssen Law, PLC, we strive to keep things like child support as transparent as possible so you don't have to ask questions about whether or not the numbers you see are fair.

Property division: Splitting marital property

Although there are many difficult topics couples are forced to negotiate when going through a divorce in Iowa, separating property may be one of the most complicated. People get attached to property and belongings that they accumulated during the course of the marriage. In a divorce settlement, marital property is subject to division between parties, while separate property may stay in the hands of the original owner. At Janssen Law PLC, we understand that determining who is entitled to what in a settlement may seem overwhelming.

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