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  • How to Hire a Trustworthy Contractor

    A good contractor is the key to a good home repair project. In planning for the project, this information will help you. Read More

  • How to Use Small Claims Court

    A video that outlines the basic steps involved in bringing and defending a small claims action. Content Detail

    Iowa State Bar Association
  • Iowa's Assistive Devices "Lemon Law"

    Many people use a wheelchair or some other piece of equipment to help them live with a disability. These are called assistive devices. What can you do when assistive equipment does not work right? In Iowa, the assistive devices "lemon law" gives you certain rights concerning the repair and replacement of a new assistive device. Read More

  • Mortgage Foreclosures and Land Contract Forfeitures

    People are usually not able to pay in full when they buy a home. As a result, most Iowans finance homes through either a mortgage or a land contract. If the buyer fails to make payments the loan terms require, each of these financing tools allows the lender to retake the home. The steps involved depend on whether it is a mortgage or land contract. Read More

    Iowa Legal Aid
  • Shopping for an Assistive Technology Device

    When you need an assistive device, it's a good idea to be sure to get one that works well and does what you need it to do. Learning as much as you can about a device and testing it before you buy can prevent problems. It is worth the time to make sure the device you choose helps gain more independence, better health or a fuller use of your abilities. Read More

    Iowa Legal Aid