The morning after the derecho storm devastated the Midwest, thousands of Iowa residents woke up to a sea of downed tree limbs splayed where their grassy lawns used to be. Some residents weren’t as lucky—scratching their heads while gazing up
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Dickinson, Mackaman, Tyler & Hagen, P.C. is pleased to announce that 24 attorneys of the firm have been named by Best Lawyers® to its 2021 recognition lists for professional legal excellence, including:

  • 21 attorneys with extensive experience were included in The

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In early 2020, the Iowa Supreme Court ruled that contractors who have a mechanics’ lien on a residential property cannot recover attorneys’ fees from the sale of the homestead. We explained in a prior blog about how that Supreme Court
Continue Reading Attorneys’ Fees Now Available for Residential Mechanics’ Lien Foreclosures

By now, all financial institutions should be aware that state and federal agencies are urging cooperation and flexibility with borrowers (residential and commercial) affected in some way by COVID-19. For instance, see the March 22nd Proclamation and the March 22nd
Continue Reading Loan Modifications During COVID-19 – Recording Made Easy