On April 16, 2014, land developers and sellers breathed a sigh of relief after the Iowa Court of Appeals ruled that a purchaser of a residential building lot cannot sue the land developer for perceived deficiencies with the...more
Many times, landlords of manufactured housing communities utilize the courts when dealing with tenants they want to evict and abandoned mobile homes. However, there is an alternative method to deal with abandoned mobile homes...more
In May of 2013, the Iowa Court of Appeals entered a decision in the Staley v. Barkalow case, which involved a group of various tenants who affirmatively sued their landlord over the content of their lease agreements. It...more
Landlords in Iowa and elsewhere have been facing, with increasing frequency, difficult questions regarding man’s best friend. While landlords must analyze each request by an existing or prospective tenant regarding the need...more
In thinking about the article I would write for the September issue of Blueprint, my thoughts quickly turned to September’s Tour of Remodeled Homes and all of the great remodelers in the HBA....more
In a landmark decision for the Iowa Nursing practice, the Iowa Supreme Court issued an opinion on May 31, 2013 finding that the Iowa Board of Nursing, and not medical organizations, had the authority to define the scope of...more
On January 25, 2013, trustees around the state breathed a sigh of relief after the Iowa Supreme Court reversed the district court’s controversial decision in the trust case of In the matter of Trust #T-1 of Mary Fay Trimble....more
In This Issue:
1. New Online Filing System.
2. The Two Relevant Categories of Residential Construction Companies.
3. Two Notice Requirements for Residential General Contractors.
4. One Notice...more