From the desk of Jessica Zupp

Substance Over Form: The Iowa Court of Appeals Honors Facts, Not Labels.

By Jessica Zupp / March 4, 2021

In Iowa, if two parents exercise shared physical care (aka 50/50 in common parlance), the…

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Don’t Be Fooled by $0.00 Support Orders

By Jessica Zupp / February 18, 2021

On 2/17/21, the Iowa Court of Appeals terminated a mother’s parental rights to three of…

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THINK TWICE ABOUT CALLING YOUR KIDS AS WITNESSES

By Jessica Zupp / February 18, 2021

On 2/17/20, the Iowa Court of Appeals, in In re Marriage of Grillo (No. 20-0564),…

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Guide: Criminal Misdemeanor in Iowa

By Jessica Zupp / January 8, 2021

What is a misdemeanor in Iowa? In Iowa, misdemeanors are crimes that are punishable by…

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Opinion: Breese v Burlington

By Jessica Zupp / August 28, 2020

HUGE win today in Iowa for folks who are injured as a result of the government’s negligence. The Iowa Supreme Court ruled, 7-0, in Breese v Burlington

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Opinion: State V Simpson

By Jessica Zupp / August 28, 2020

Can you go to jail for posting on Facebook? Yes. This week, in State v.…

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