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Traffic Stops

Des Moines Traffic Attorney If you’ve been stopped by the police and charged with a crime, or even if you’ve just been stopped and are feeling a little weird about it, you may have questions about whether the police were playing “by the rules” and whether you made things worse for yourself by complying with…

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First OWI Lawyer

Polk County Iowa First OWI Attorney If you’ve been charged with an OWI for the first time (an OWI is what Iowa calls a DUI), you’re facing a lot.  You need a criminal defense attorney who can review your case to see if some evidence could get suppressed or if the case could even be…

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Marijuana Possession Lawyer

If you’ve been charged with pot possession in or around Polk County, Iowa, we can help out as your Iowa marijuana possession lawyers. Marijuana possession is possibly the most common charge we see — it seems like Iowa’s population has rejected the Reefer Madness mentality of Anslinger and progeny. Nonetheless, our legislature is still mired in…

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OWI Forms and Resources

If you’ve been charged with an Iowa OWI — operating while intoxicated, DUI, DWI, drunk driving, whatever — here are some forms and laws that you might find relevant to your defense and to your alleged offense. DOT Request for DOT Hearing to Contest License Revocation Request for Temporary Restricted License / Work Permit  OWI…

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Iowa Criminal Sentencing

If you need an attorney who will listen to you and help you form a defense when your finances and freedom are on the line, John and Katie are here for you. This website is new and this page is under construction.  Please bear with us while we write relevant content for you.  If you find something useful, please…

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OWI

Criminal Law >> Alcohol Crimes >> OWI If you need an attorney who will listen to you and help you form a defense when your finances and freedom are on the line, John and Katie are here for you. This website is new and this page is under construction.  Please bear with us while we write relevant content for…

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Alcohol Crimes

Criminal Law >> Crimes and Charges >> Alcohol Crimes If you need an attorney who will listen to you and help you form a defense when your finances and freedom are on the line, John and Katie are here for you. This website is new and this page is under construction.  Please bear with us…

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Prostitution Representation Pro Bono

The decriminalization of sex work is a pet near-legal-obsession of mine.  Because I think it’s absolutely unconscionable that the government restricts women’s (and others’) ability to condition consent to sexual activity on payment, I’m offering pro bono representation to women (and others) charged with prostitution in Polk County, Iowa. sentencing for aggravated misdemeanors) I’ve spent…

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Insanity Defense in Iowa

Criminal Law >> Iowa Criminal Process >> Insanity Defense Mental Health and the Insanity Defense If you’ve had mental health issues in the past and are charged with a crime, you may have wondered about whether the insanity defense could help you. The answer is, with very few exceptions, probably not. After John Hinckley tried…

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