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Des Moines Experienced Divorce Attorneys

Serving Families Statewide

At Hope Law Firm, you will find strong attorneys who work tirelessly to get the most favorable outcome for every client. Our staff is courteous, professional, and very sensitive to the private nature of your family matters. It is our mission to have cases resolved as quickly and discretely as possible so you can put this chapter behind you and move forward with your life. Our trial attorneys in Des Moines have litigated over 1,000 divorce and child custody cases for clients across the state of Iowa, especially Polk County and the surrounding area.

  • Iowa Association for Justice
  • Warren County Bar Association
  • Polk County Bar Association
  • Iowa State Bar Association (Member, Family Law Section)
  • Avvo Clients choice 2018 Divorce
  • American Association for Justice
  • State Bar of Texas
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Rated 2016

Our firm covers all areas of family law, including alimony, child support, child custody, divorce, paternity, and legal separation. We are confident in our ability to push for our client’s best interests and obtain the results they were hoping for. We have a proven track record of results, both in negotiations and trial.

Our Focus Is Your Family

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If this is your first time dealing with a family law issue, you’ve come to the right place. Our team has handled all types of family legal issues, from collaborative divorces to contentious child custody battles. We know when negotiation is required and when aggression is the better tactic. Through every step of the case, we will serve as your advocate and trusted counselor. This is your case, and what matters to you matters to us.

We can serve as your resource for any information regarding family law and divorce. First timers have many questions about the divorce process, and our team knows how to answer virtually any question you can think of. We have seen thousands of these cases play out before, and can help you anticipate every new development of your case.

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Our Commitment

We are here for our clients. When you hire our firm, you can trust we will do everything in our power to obtain a positive outcome. That means going to trial if necessary. Our family law attorneys have significant trial experience, and will take a case has far as it needs to go to protect our clients’ best interests. You can trust our team to treat you with the compassion, dignity, and respect you deserve.

Client Testimonials

  • “Their response time has been more than excellent. It's been a phenomenal experience.”

    Patty L.

  • “They understood my emotions and my feelings which made it easier to sit down and talk about everything. ”

    Pamela H.

  • “She discussed all my options at the very beginning and let me take the lead in what I wanted by offering consultation to any modifications ensuring I had all the information to make necessary decisions.”

    Nicole D.

  • “Jennifer was amazing to work with. I have never been through anything in the legal system before and she was very good at explaining everything and getting back to me in a timely manner.”

    Jessica H.

  • “I would highly recommend Steve and Hope law firm. they were very helpful and friendly and got back to me very fast with answers to any questions I've had.”

    I. G.

  • “Could not have had a better outcome for my children and I. I appreciate your hard work and dedication.”

    A.C.

  • “She also has a personal side as well and definitely cares about her clients as people.”

    Carol N.

  • “Katie and Shelby did an excellent job of taking care of my needs in a patient and respectful manner.”

    Jana D.

  • “She helped us with an emergency guardianship, permanent guardianship and trial. I couldn't imagine having anyone less. Danni was experienced, knowledgeable, and such a great person.”

    Former Client

  • “He has answered every question I have had with sure confidence, and made sure my case was fair. He always reassured me when I had questions or concerned about how my case would be handled.”

    Staci B.

  • “I always knew what to expect, and she was available to answer any questions that came up during the process. The knowledge and empathy that she brought to my situation were invaluable, and I would highly recommend her!”

    Clover T.

  • “They had my best interest in mind even when I tried to not care about certain things. Looking back now I am glad they made me stick to my guns. Had a mentally abusive ex who tried to run the show and Katie would not allow it.”

    Jess

  • “Their responses back to questions and/or concerns were prompt and concise. Katie knows her stuff and is top notch.”

    A.P.

  • “My divorce was not your normal divorce, due to the ex that hired a lawyer; that I am not sure how this individual passed the bar or still has his license.”

    Abby M.

  • “She made the process seem easy and painless. She has a lot of confidence and VERY good at her job! I would highly recommend Katie!”

    Jessica H.