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We work very closely with our clients to understand their needs and desires in order to obtain the best possible results on their behalf. It is our goal to provide creative solutions for our clients and to have a lasting, positive effect. High quality legal representation demands passionate and competent advocacy. We are only satisfied when we have truly helped our clients.

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We maintain the highest standard of professional ethics, behavior, and practices while working swiftly and diligently to attain the best possible results on behalf of our clients. We greatly respect our clients and understand that it is the lawyer's obligation to zealously pursue and protect our clients' interests.

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We understand that legal representation is expensive. Legal representation should not be denied to individuals who are unable to afford the high-cost legal services. Everyone should have equal access to highest quality legal services at competitive prices. Our clients receive excellent legal representation without financial burden.

Rogers Law Blog

Des Moines Premier Criminal Defense, Child Welfare, and Family Law Attorney
  1. Successful Appeal of Non-Custodial Parent’s Termination of His Parental Rights
    Our client was the father of a child who was in his mother’s custody, along with his younger half-brother. Our client was the non-custodial parent. The child was removed from his mother’s custody due to his mother’s substance abuse concerns. … Continue reading
  2. How a Court Decides on a Visitation Schedule
    Iowa law specifically states that the best interests of the child require “maximum continuing physical and emotional contact with both parents.” Iowa Code § 598.1(1). Thus, liberal visitation is in the child’s best interest. In establishing a visitation schedule the … Continue reading
  3. How a Court Decides Physical Care
    In cases involving child custody, the court’s paramount concern is the best interests of the child. Iowa Code § 598.41. There are a number of factors that the court considers in arranging child custody and visitation. These factors are: 1. … Continue reading
  4. Contested? Uncontested? What’s the Difference?
    Straight up, and uncontestd matter is one that is not contested. Enough facetiousness. A contested matter is any matter where there exists one or more issues of contention. Terms such as “contested” and “uncontested” most often arise in child custody … Continue reading
  5. Divorcing Your Children: Is it Possible?
    Iowa law does provide that you can divorce your parents, only its called “emancipation.” And, it’s really nothing like a typical domestic divorce except that many mistakenly believe that it is similar. However, parents cannot divorce their children. Emancipation is the act … Continue reading
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"No one enters suit justly; no one goes to law honestly; they rely on empty pleas, they speak lies, they conceive mischief and give birth to iniquity."

Isaiah 59:4