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Des Moines Experienced Divorce Attorneys

Serving Families Statewide

At Hope Law Firm, we have strong Des Moines family law and divorce lawyers who work tirelessly to get the most favorable outcome for you. Our staff is courteous, professional, and very sensitive to the private nature of your family law 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.

  • Gr8 news
  • Iowa Association for Justice
  • Warren County Bar Association
  • Polk County Bar Association
  • NBC 13 Weather
  • 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 Des Moines lawyers cover 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. Our Des Moines family law and divorce attorneys have a proven track record of results, both in negotiations and trial.

Our Focus Is Your Family

Find Out How We Can Help

If this is your first time dealing with a divorce issue or complex matter related to family law, you’ve come to the right place. Our attorneys have handled all types of 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.


Contact Hope Law Firm to schedule a case evaluation with a divorce and family law lawyer today.


Hope Law Firm

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 Des Moines divorce and family law attorneys have significant trial experience and will take a case as 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

  • “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.

  • “Katie and Shelby are wonderful. Professional and friendly. They made the process of my divorce very easy for me.”

    Cammie 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.

  • “I would definitely recommend Steve to friends and family or anyone looking for a family attorney.”

    Jenni O.

  • “Katie is a bright, dedicated, compassionate, and knows her job. My experience working with Katie made a huge difference in the emotional process of divorce, and I'd recommend her to anyone.”

    Linda W.

  • “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.

  • “He was very helpful by answering any questions I might have had and was able to get my 90-day waiting period waived.”

    Ricky R.

  • “Steve is very well versed in family law matters including divorce, custody and child support. I would definitely recommend his services for anyone looking for an attorney.”

    Ben & Jenni O.

  • “He was easy to get ahold of, even if he was in an active court session he made sure his secretary responded for him (he knew I was under a lot of stress and in a huge time constraint!) Hope Law Firm was a 5 star experience for me and I would recommend them”

    Jill T.

  • “Katie fought for us, knows child custody law and made sure my son stayed with me equally and I didn't just become "part time" / weekend parent like the other party so desperately wanted and was certain they were going to get.”

    Zach & April B.

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

    A.C.

  • “I could not have asked for a better representative that encouraged me not to give up when my ex-husband tried everything under the sun to lengthen our divorce.”

    Angella W.

  • “She was on-top of the process from start to finish. 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.

  • “Hope law firm is a phenomenal group and I would recommend to anyone! ”

    Kristina H.

  • “She was always very prompt and informative whenever I had any questions or concerns. I would definitely recommend her and Hope Law Firm!”

    Kristen L.