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Frequently Asked Questions

For questions specific to trust accounts, please go to the trust account information page.

For questions regarding succession planning, please go to the retirement page.


  • Request for Certificate of Good Standing or Similar Document
  • Lawyer Change of Name and New Law License
  • How to Give Notice of Termination of House Counsel Status
  • Practice in Iowa Through Out-of State Firms (by Lawyers Licensed Here)
  • About Bar Numbers
  • About Exempt Status

Continuing Legal Education (CLE)

  • How many hours of CLE credit do I need to maintain my license?


  • Iowa Lawyer Assistance Program
  • Regarding Federal Deposit Insurance and Large Client Balances in the Trust Account
  • Requirement for Trust Account in Iowa
  • Monthly Reconciliations Required
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