What is the means test?

If you want to file Chapter 7 bankruptcy in Iowa, you must pass something called the means test. This was a requirement created when the bankruptcy laws were overhauled. According to NerdWallet, it is designed to help ensure only people who cannot afford to pay off...

How long does probate take?

If you have recently taken on the role of estate executor for a loved one, you already know how overwhelming your duties will be. After you have inventoried the estate and notified the heirs, there are still dozens of details to take care of before probate is...

Why you need to have a will

Why you need to have a willAt the Iowa firm of Janssen Law, PLC, we know how important it is for everyone to have an estate plan, not just if you are elderly or extremely wealthy. One of the most important parts of your estate plan is your will, a written document...