Muscatine County, Iowa Divorce Lawyers

Mitchell Taylor
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Des Moines County, IA Divorce Lawyer with 27 years experience
(319) 752-4537 420 N Roosevelt Avenue
Suite 110
Burlington, IA 52601
Divorce, Bankruptcy, Family and Real Estate
Drake University Law School
Eric David Puryear
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Scott County, IA Divorce Lawyer with 10 years experience
(563) 265-6961 3719 Bridge Ave
Suite 6
Davenport, IA 52807
Free ConsultationDivorce, Appeals, Criminal and Family
DePaul College of Law
My name is Eric D. Puryear, and I am an Attorney at Law who is licensed in the states of Iowa and Illinois. My law firm, Puryear Law P.C., is comprised of myself, my associate attorneys, and our non-attorney staff members. Located in Davenport, IA, we represent clients in the State and Federal courts of Illinois and Iowa, as well as in transactional matters that do not involve court appearances.

Puryear Law P.C. is a general law practice, including but not limited to: Criminal: All matters, ranging from murder to domestic violence, outstanding warrants, drug cases, theft, OWI/DUI and traffic violations...
Daniel P Kitchen
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Washington County, IA Divorce Attorney with 24 years experience
(319) 653-5297 217 West Main Street
Washington, IA 52353
Divorce, Estate Planning, Family and Real Estate
University of Iowa
Daniel P. Kitchen, J.D., practices law in Southeast Iowa from his office in Washington, Iowa. Mr. Kitchen's general practice is focused on providing professional legal services suiting individual and small business needs, including, but not limited to, family and divorce law, debtor and creditor bankruptcy, contracts, real estate, wills, and estate planning. Mr. Kitchen is licensed to practice before the State courts for Iowa and Illinois, and the United States District Courts for the Southern and Northern Districts of Iowa and the Central District of Illinois.
Mr. William Ray Monroe
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Des Moines County, IA Divorce Lawyer with 21 years experience
(319) 754-1402 218 N. 3rd Street
Suite 300
Burlington, IA 52601
Divorce, Appeals, Criminal and Family
Dai Gwilliam
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Johnson County, IA Divorce Lawyer with 20 years experience
(319) 354-6000 432 E. Bloomington St.
Iowa City, IA 52245
Free ConsultationDivorce, Bankruptcy, Criminal and Family
Jaime C. Watts
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Johnson County, IA Divorce Lawyer with 8 years experience
(319) 351-2028 425 E. Oakdale Blvd., Suite 201
Coralville, IA 52241
Divorce, Estate Planning, Family and Probate
University of St. Thomas, Minnesota School of Law
Stephen Newport
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Scott County, IA Divorce Lawyer with 41 years experience
(563) 386-9500 2117 State Street
Suite 250
Bettendorf, IA 52722
Divorce, Bankruptcy, Family and Personal Injury
Barbara Wallace
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Scott County, IA Divorce Attorney
(563) 323-2500 125 Kirkwood Blvd
Davenport, IA 52803
Divorce, Criminal, DUI and Family
Johnson County, IA Divorce Attorney with 26 years experience
(319) 341-2226 118 S Clinton St
Iowa City, IA 52240
Divorce, Arbitration & Mediation, Civil Rights and Family
Scott County, IA Divorce Lawyer
(563) 355-5303 3870 Middle Road
Bettendorf, IA 52722
Divorce, Business, Civil Rights and Family
Washington County, IA Divorce Lawyer with 19 years experience
(319) 653-2147 112 S Avenue B
Washington, IA 52353
Divorce, Family and Immigration
Johnson County, IA Divorce Attorney with 42 years experience
(319) 351-8181 920 S Dubuque St
Iowa City, IA 52240
Divorce, Business, Collections and Family
University of Iowa Law School
Johnson County, IA Divorce Attorney with 38 years experience
(319) 354-8440 1232 E Burlington St
Iowa City, IA 52240
Divorce, Bankruptcy, Family and Personal Injury
University of Iowa College of Law
Washington County, IA Divorce Attorney with 31 years experience
(319) 653-2147 112 S Avenue B
Washington, IA 52353
Divorce, Bankruptcy, Business and Family
McGeorge School of Law, University of the Pacific
Johnson County, IA Divorce Attorney with 19 years experience
(319) 351-8181 920 S Dubuque St
Iowa City, IA 52240
Divorce, Appeals, Business and Family
University of Iowa College of Law .
Washington County, IA Divorce Lawyer with 35 years experience
(319) 653-2147 112 S Avenue B
Washington, IA 52353
Divorce, Bankruptcy, Criminal and Family
John Marshall Law School
Jesse Michael Marzen
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Linn County, IA Divorce Attorney with 14 years experience
(319) 409-6960 305 2nd Avenue SE
Suite 200
Cedar Rapids, IA 52401
Divorce, Collections, Family and Tax
University of St. Thomas, Minnesota School of Law
We do the heavy lifting so our clients don't have to in Family Law, Commercial Collections, and Tax Law cases.
Misha Ghadiri
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Linn County, IA Divorce Lawyer with 1 year experience
(319) 531-1333 228 2nd St SE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52401
Free ConsultationDivorce, Criminal, Domestic Violence and Family
University of Iowa School of Law
Hometown: Long Grove, IL
Undergrad: Grinnell College Class of 2012 degrees in Psychology and Gender, Women’s, and Sexuality Studies
Law School: The University of Iowa College of Law Class of 2017
Areas of Practice: Criminal Law and Family Law
Associations: Iowa Bar Association
Admitted to the Iowa Bar 2018

In my free time I enjoy all outdoor activities from running to rock climbing to kayaking. In college and after, I have been an avid Ultimate Frisbee player. Since I moved to Iowa in 2008, I have worked to find volunteer opportunities in every community I have been a part of. Additionally, I am a dog...
Edward E. Cox
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Wapello County, IA Divorce Lawyer with 10 years experience
(641) 682-5447 110 E Third Street
P.O. Box 878
Ottumwa, IA 52501
Divorce, Agricultural, Estate Planning and Family
Drake University
Ed Cox practices in agricultural law, estate planning, and real estate and handles general practices matters. Prior to private practice Ed worked as staff attorney at the Drake University Agricultural Law Center. He has written several publications on agricultural law issues and has given numerous presentations on the topic across the country. Ed is licensed to practice law in Iowa and Missouri.
Dana Judas
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Linn County, IA Divorce Lawyer with 5 years experience
(319) 731-0549 425 Second Street SE, Suite 900
Cedar Rapids, IA 52401
Free ConsultationDivorce, Family and Juvenile
University of Iowa
I am a Waterloo, Iowa native practicing exclusively in family law. I received my BA from the University of Iowa in 2010 where I majored in English and graduated with honors. In 2014, I graduated from the University of Iowa College of Law and was admitted to practice in Iowa in September. In March of 2016, I joined Arenson Law Group, PC where I focus on areas of child custody and dissolution of marriage. Prior to joining Arenson, I practiced family law and criminal defense at another Cedar Rapids firm. I am currently a member of the...
Christopher M. Nydle
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Linn County, IA Divorce Attorney with 9 years experience
(319) 396-9711 2405 Westdale Drive SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404
Free ConsultationDivorce, Education, Employment and Family
Drake University Law School
Thomas Viner
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Linn County, IA Divorce Lawyer with 14 years experience
(319) 531-1333 228 2d St SE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52401
Free ConsultationDivorce, Criminal, DUI and Family
Drake University Law School
Born and raised in Dubuque, Iowa, I graduated from Dubuque Senior High School in 1998. I went on to Knox College where I obtained my B.A. in History, graduating in 2002. I then went to Drake University School of Law, graduating in December 2004. I have lived and practiced in Linn County since 2005, practicing in 40 counties throughout Eastern Iowa.
Peter Shayman
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Linn County, IA Divorce Lawyer with 4 years experience
(319) 531-1333 228 2nd Street SE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52401
Divorce, Criminal, DUI and Family
DePaul College of Law
Hometown: Deerfield, IL
Education: Indiana University, B.A., 2010
De Paul University, J.D., 2015
Admitted to Iowa Bar 2015
Areas of Practice:
Civil: Dissolution of Marriage/Divorce, Custody, Child Support, Name Change
Criminal: OWI/DUI, DOT matters, Juvenile, Possession Controlled Substance, General Criminal Defense
Appellate: Criminal and Civil
Associations:
Iowa Bar Association, 2015 to present
Linn County Bar Association, 2016 to present
NACDA Top 10 under 40 Criminal Law 2017



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Bryan Goldsmith
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Wapello County, IA Divorce Attorney with 13 years experience
(641) 682-7579 111 West Second Street
Box 601
Ottumwa, IA 52501
Divorce, Family, Personal Injury and Workers' Comp
Creighton University School of Law
Frank J. Nidey
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Linn County, IA Divorce Attorney with 38 years experience
(319) 369-0000 425 2nd St. SE
Suite 1000
Cedar Rapids, IA 52401
Divorce, Appeals, Family and Juvenile
University of Iowa
FRANK J. NIDEY, partner, is a 1980 graduate of the University of Iowa College of Law with distinction. He practiced as a public defender in the Burlington and Cedar Rapids offices for a total of four years. He has been in private practice since 1984. Mr. Nidey is a member of the Linn County and Iowa State Bar Associations, and the Linn County Family Law Committee. Mr. Nidey is the co-author of "Mandatory Penalties, Victim Cooperation, and the Judicial Processing of Domestic Abuse Assault Cases," Crime and Delinquency (1995). He was given the Volunteer Lawyers...
Brian Johnson
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Linn County, IA Divorce Attorney with 15 years experience
(319) 286-1767 222 3rd Ave SE
Suite 501
Cedar Rapids, IA 52401
Free ConsultationDivorce, Domestic Violence, Family and Juvenile
Admitted to practice in the State of Iowa in 2004; Admitted to practice in the Northern District of Iowa in 2006.
Austin Norden
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Linn County, IA Divorce Attorney
(319) 531-1333 228 2nd St SE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52401
Free ConsultationDivorce, Criminal, DUI and Family
University of Iowa School of Law
Tama County, IA Divorce Lawyer with 15 years experience
(319) 478-8645 601 1st St
Traer, IA 50675
Divorce, Business, Criminal and Family
Wapello County, IA Divorce Lawyer with 35 years experience
(641) 683-1626 104 S Court St
Ottumwa, IA 52501
Divorce, Business, Civil Rights and Family
Wapello County, IA Divorce Lawyer with 37 years experience
(641) 682-8326 129 W 4th St
Ottumwa, IA 52501
Divorce, Business, Estate Planning and Family
Drake University School of Law
Linn County, IA Divorce Attorney with 42 years experience
(319) 363-8199 425 2nd St SE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52401
Divorce, Criminal, Family and Personal Injury
Wapello County, IA Divorce Attorney with 14 years experience
(641) 683-1626 104 S Court St
Ottumwa, IA 52501
Divorce, Appeals, Business and Family
Drake University Law School
Linn County, IA Divorce Lawyer with 45 years experience
(319) 366-4313 118 3rd Ave SE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52401
Divorce, Appeals, Business and Family
Wapello County, IA Divorce Attorney with 15 years experience
(641) 682-7579 111 W 2nd St
Ottumwa, IA 52501
Divorce, Appeals, Business and Family
Linn County, IA Divorce Lawyer with 37 years experience
(319) 366-8493 425 2nd St SE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52401
Divorce, Business, Collections and Family
Drake University School of Law
Dubuque County, IA Divorce Attorney with 44 years experience
(563) 583-9102 3065 Vail Trail
Dubuque, IA 52001
Divorce, Bankruptcy, Criminal and Family
Lee County, IA Divorce Lawyer
(319) 524-7585 1013 Concert St
Keokuk, IA 52632
Divorce, Criminal, DUI and Family
Tama County, IA Divorce Lawyer with 15 years experience
(319) 478-8645 601 1st St
Traer, IA 50675
Divorce, Business, Criminal and Family
Lee County, IA Divorce Attorney with 48 years experience
(319) 372-3773 627 Avenue G
Fort Madison, IA 52627
Divorce, Bankruptcy, Business and Family
Drake Law School
Linn County, IA Divorce Attorney with 32 years experience
(319) 395-9191 1636 42nd St NE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52402
Divorce, Business, Criminal and Family
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Considering divorce?

If a person wishes to terminate his or her marriage, he or she may file for a divorce. In a divorce proceeding, the court will terminate the marriage and determine the rights and responsibilities of the divorcing parties regarding child custody, child visitation, child support and spousal support (alimony). The court will also redistribute marital assets.

Depending on where you reside and where your assets are, the division of property can be a very simple or very complex process. Disputes often arise during this phase of a divorce if the two parties disagree as to who should receive which assets or property.

Finding a divorce lawyer who is experienced and reliable can reduce your stress and help you make the best choices possible. A good divorce lawyer should be a problem solver who is skilled at negotiation and possesses a solid trial background. If both parties are open to alternative dispute resolution, such as arbitration or mediation, finding a lawyer experienced in collaborative divorce or divorce mediation would be beneficial.

Divorce lawyers also handle child custody issues, including multi-state and international child custody situations. Some divorce lawyers may be certified by their states as being family law specialists. Certification often requires that a lawyer meet certain experience and educational criteria.


Legal Custody: A parent with legal custody has the right to decide on the child's upbringing, education, and medical care. A court may grant legal custody to one parent (sole legal custody) or both parents (joint legal custody).

Separate Property: Property acquired before marriage or during the marriage as a gift or inheritance, or bought during marriage with separate property.