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Couples in Iowa who wish to legally separate must file for legal separation, respecting the Iowa legal code in regard to this issue. According to Iowa Legal Aid, at least one member of the couple must reside in Iowa. More »

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A legal separation provides more benefits than a divorce if one or both spouses are in need of health insurance, certain military benefits, or tax gains and deductions, according to Divorce Analyst Jeff Landers with Forb... More »

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While a divorce is a permanent end to a marriage, a legal separation allows couples to remain married despite living separately, according to About.com. Couples can file joint taxes and maintain joint health insurance an... More »

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The website for the Iowa Bar provides information about Iowa judges. Attorneys licensed by the Iowa Bar perform evaluations every two years of each judge and publish the results online for people to see how the judges sc... More »

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