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Client charged with marijuana and paraphernalia gets possession charge dismissed

Polk County, Iowa — A Clark and Sears Law client was charged with possession of a controlled substance (marijuana), a serious misdemeanor, and with possession of paraphernalia, a simple misdemeanor.  Successful pretrial negotiation and the client’s cooperation yielded dismissal of the drug possession charge.  They received no jail or probation time on the paraphernalia charge…

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Assault Causing Injury Dismissed

Page County, Iowa — A Clark and Sears Law client’s assault causing bodily injury charges were dismissed.  The client was accused of punching someone in the face and breaking their nose. Attorney Katherine Sears raised the issue of self-defense and brought attention to evidence that the alleged “victim” was the aggressor.  The State agreed to…

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63% – 2019 Results-to-Date

I went through and counted my 2019 stuff. 63% dismissals, dismissal agreements, deferred judgments, deferred prosecutions, diversions, and acquittals so far in 2019. I’m pretty okay about that.   If you’d like me to represent you on your Iowa criminal charges, please call or text me at (515) 491 6128 to schedule an initial consultation. …

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Evidence Suppressed, Case Dismissed

Carroll County, Iowa — A Clark and Sears Law client was accused of Possession of a Controlled Substance (Marijuana) after police arrested the driver of a vehicle and searched the car over the client’s objection.  Attorney Katherine Sears argued that the search had been illegal and violated the client’s Fourth Amendment rights.  The judge agreed…