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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

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

    Jana D.

  • “She was the utmost professional, and very classy which is another important factor I thought, the way she carried herself in and out of the courtroom”

    Abbie F.

  • “The Hope Law Firm does a great job! They are very professional and always keep you informed about your case.”

    Sofia A.

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

    Patty L.

  • “Katie has also given me further legal advise, even after the divorce was final. I would recommend her to anyone! Thanks for everything you've done Katie!”

    Megan F.

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

    Kristina H.

  • “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.

  • “She was very easy to communicate with and always returned phone calls and emails promptly. She was on top of everything and kept the process going smoothly.”

    Kelly R.

  • “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.

  • “Nice and helpful, really eased the process as much as could be possible in my divorce. I highly recommend them.”

    Rob K.

  • “She has provided me and my family with amazing service. I would and have recommended Danni to family and friends.”

    Tanya S.

  • “Not only was I impressed with Charlotte’s intuition, but also the loving care of the entire law firm. Her dedication and sincere interest in my case made the situation less stressful.”

    Kelsey T.

  • “He did a good job of communicating with me throughout the entire case. He was also very fair and flexible with his billing which I was beyond grateful for.”

    Kira T.

  • “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.