Iowa Supreme Court Prohibits Life Without Parole for Juveniles

BLOGGED: Iowa Supreme Court Prohibits Life Without Parole for Juveniles On May 27, 2016, the Iowa Supreme Court ruled that juveniles cannot be sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole. Iowa is the 19th state to ban life without parole for juveniles. However, Iowa is only the second state, after Massachusetts, to […]

Tenant Tips: Getting Your Security Deposit Back

BLOGGED: Tenant Tips: Getting Your Security Deposit Back Under Iowa law, a landlord can ask for up to two months rent as a security deposit. When the tenant moves out, the landlord must return the security deposit within 30 days. Disputes often arise between landlords and tenants when the full deposit is not returned. If […]