Divorce & Custody Resources for Iowa

CategoryIowa Resource Link & Information
ForumIowa State Forum
Professional ListingsProfessional listings for Iowa
Legal FormsLegal forms and documents for Iowa
School & Medical RecordsSchool & Medical Records for Iowa
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Child Support GuidelinesSupportGuidelines.com
Child Support EmancipationIn Iowa, the child is emancipated when child turns18.
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Termination of Parental Rights
Termination of Parental Rights: Iowa
IOWA - §§ 232.111, 232.116
Abandonment or Extreme Parental DisinterestYes
Abuse/NeglectYes
Mental Illness or DeficiencyYes
Alcohol- or Drug-induced IncapacityYes
Felony Conviction/ IncarcerationYes
Failure of Reasonable EffortsYes
Sexual AbuseYes
Abuse/Neglect or Loss of Rights of Another ChildYes
Failure to Maintain ContactYes
Failure to Provide SupportYes
Failure to Establish Paternity 
Child Judged in Need of Services/DependentYes
Child's Best InterestYes
Child in care 15 of 22 months (or less)Yes
Felony assault of child or siblingYes
Murder/Manslaughter of sibling childYes
Other Grounds• Voluntary relinquishment
• Imminent danger to the child
• Aggravated circumstances

Iowa Parenting PlansParenting Plan Kit for Iowa
Iowa Parenting
Plan Generator
Iowa Parenting Plan generator
Attorney Complaint InformationFiling complaints against attorneys in Iowa

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