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Legal Information: Iowa

Divorce

Updated: 
October 30, 2020

Where can I find more information about divorce in Iowa?

Iowa Judicial Branch provides the following materials about divorce:

  • basic information on divorce in Iowa, including how to begin a divorce proceeding if you have children and if you don’t have children; and
  • court forms for divorce.

The Iowa State Bar Association has information on property distribution, alimony, legal separation, and more.

Iowa Legal Aid also has a summary on divorce law, including the costs you should expect if you decide to get a divorce.

WomensLaw.org has no relationship with the above organizations and cannot vouch for the accuracy of their sites. We provide these links for your information only.