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  • What is Wasteful Dissipation of Marital Assets?
    What is Wasteful Dissipation of Marital Assets?

    Wasteful dissipation occurs when one spouse wastes or intentionally fails to protect marital assets. As simple as this may sound, proving wasteful dissipation of marital assets in court is actually a ...

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  • Who Gets the Pet in an Iowa Divorce?
    Who Gets the Pet in an Iowa Divorce?

    As a state with a large number of agricultural professions, Iowa views animals as personal property. When a couple goes into a divorce without a prenuptial agreement, the judge will usually determine ...

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  • How Are Personal Injury Damages Divided in Divorces?
    How Are Personal Injury Damages Divided in Divorces?

    Equitable Distribution of Marital Assets Most states divide marital assets and liabilities according to the principles of “equitable distribution,” while other states use the “community property” ...

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