Smith Mills & Schrock

Family Law

Divorce Attorneys, Adoption Lawyers and Family Lawyers in Iowa and Nebraska

The attorneys at Smith, Mills & Scrock work in the area of family law practice, including dissolution of marriage (divorce), adoption and modification of dissolution decrees for issues related to child custody, visitation and child support. This is a constantly evolving area of law, and our attorneys stay up-to-date so they can best represent our clients. Our family lawyers meet the needs of our clients by keeping them informed of the latest developments in family law, and our divorce and child custody lawyers are well-versed on the latest case law and trends in Iowa’s courts regarding such issues as traditional, shared and split child custody arrangements, child support guidelines and alimony awards.

How Our Family Lawyers and Divorce Attorneys Work

Our family lawyers in Iowa and Nebraska endeavor to not only represent our clients’ family law needs, but also to educate and inform our clients about the divorce process and work with our clients toward creative and cost-effective resolutions appropriate to the individual client’s needs. Mediation, settlement conferences and collaborative divorce are means to achieve our clients' goals without the experience of a trial.

Family Law Links 

Iowa Child Support Enforcement
Hawk-I Low-Cost Health Insurance
ABA Section of Family Law
Iowa Courts Online

Practicing Family Lawyers and Divorce Attorneys

At Smith, Mills & Schrock we have a variety of family lawyers and divorce attorneys in Des Moines, Cedar Rapids and Omaha, Nebraska who are ready to represent you. Get to know our practicing attorneys’ areas of expertise and prior legal experience.

Sam Charnetski (Practice Group Leader)

Britney Steele

Chuck Blades

David Schrock

Michael Lunn

Rachael Irlbeck

Samuel Charnetski

Sasha Monthei

Valerie Foote


Family Law, Divorce and Child Custody Related Webinars, Articles & Resources

As part of our commitment to the lay and professional communities, Smith, Mills & Schrock Law Firm regularly provides training and information with developments of interest in the divorce and family law arenas.

Iowa Divorce Law Basics

August 18, 2017 | Attorney Samuel E. Charnetski | A divorce can, and potentially will, be one of the most difficult times of your life. Not only is a relationship spanning years coming to an end, you also have to physically divide property accumulated during your marriage. Understanding the Iowa divorce procedures: View Document

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