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Author Archives: Andrew L. Hope

Vehicle Maintenance for Summer Road Conditions

Summer is a time of year when many Iowa families load up the car or motor home and hit the road. Whether you’re going to visit the Buddy Holly/Richie Valens/Big Bopper crash site memorial near Clear Lake, heading to see the famed covered bridges of Madison County, or just visiting grandpa and grandma, summer weather […]

Summer Safety for Kids

With Blank Park Zoo, as well as numerous parks, pools, and playgrounds, Des Moines is a great place to be a kid in the summer. But a dark cloud hangs over our city’s past in terms of child safety. It was in the summer of 1982 that 12-year-old Johnny Gosch disappeared while delivering The Des […]

High-Asset Divorce? Don’t File Alone

CNN said it well: if you have a high-net-worth divorce coming, it’s “absolutely” time for a lawyer. At Hope Law Firm, we’ve seen how overconfidence or inexperience can ruin a client’s chances of gaining a rightful settlement—so remember these things as a favor to yourself. Lawyers Know the Game In a high-asset divorce, there is […]

When Grandparent Visitation Is Denied, Take It to Court

Are grandparents important to a child? Very! There are three wonderful things that grandparents bring to their grandchildren. One, they give each child extra attention. Two, they have the wisdom of another time and place, and they teach children values, traditions, and another point of view. Three, most importantly, they shower children with love. These […]

High Profile Means High Danger

On any roadway, tractor trailers dominate the road — and the headlines after serious accidents. Because of the disparity in size between a semi-truck and a car or motorcycle, truck accidents are more likely to cause serious or disabling injury. To address the rise in fatalities from large truck accidents across the nation, the Federal […]

Financial Support After Divorce In Iowa

Considering divorce means taking a hard look at your finances. How much money do you really make? Can you afford to continue paying for a house? What about health insurance? During the divorce process, one of the issues to be decided is the matter of financial support to the less-entitled spouse.  When it comes to […]

Child Custody: Understanding The Impact

A married couple moving toward divorce has a myriad of personal and financial concerns. Each partner is worried about their future, finances and the successful movement of their family through divorce. For children, a familiar life will be turned upside down, and the impact plays an important role in how parents conduct themselves during the […]

The Dangers Of Undetected Brain Injury

As an established personal injury law firm, our practice group represents clients and their families affected by serious injury. For those who suffer undetected brain injury, the consequences can be devastating.  Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is caused by a blow, impact or penetration of the brain within the skull. During a serious car or slip […]

Considering Divorce In Iowa?

Divorce may be frightening and the process overwhelming. Obtaining information about divorce is an important first step. While each couple and each marriage story is different, the facts of divorce are similar.   When thinking about divorce in Iowa, consider these basic points:  Like all states in the county, Iowa offers no-fault divorce. The wrongdoing of […]

Drowsy Driving: Nobody Likes It, Too Many Do It

At some point, most drivers have driven drowsy. A recent study revealed that few motorists approve of drowsy driving, but too many drive that way.  The Automobile Association of America (AAA) conducts an annual survey about the American driving culture and motorist habits. This year, AAA notes the most appropriate statement about motorist safety with […]


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