Do I really need an attorney for my divorce?

At Hall Law Firm, P.L.C. we often hear people say, “we want to get a divorce as cheaply as possible” or “we already have everything worked out, so I don’t think we need an attorney”. Unfortunately, this is not often accurate. Couples can complete agreements without completely understanding all their rights under the law or…

Iowa Supreme Court Holds Husband’s Order to Pay Spousal Support to Wife for the Rest of His Life Was Fair and Equitable

Husband appealed a decision by the district court, among other things, by ordering him to pay spousal support for the rest of his life with no termination date. The district court’s original order provided that husband pay $1400 per month in spousal support, increasing to $2000 per month upon the termination of child support, for…