Category: Dismissals

Robbery, Burglary, and Willful Injury Dismissed
  ~  By Admin
  ~  February 8, 2022
A client was facing three counts: Robbery in the First Degree (Class B felony), Burglary in the First Degree (Class B felony), and Willful Injury Causing Serious Injury (Class C felony).
Sexual Abuse in the Third Degree Dismissed
  ~  By Admin
  ~  February 8, 2022
A client was facing 3rd Degree Sexual Abuse.
Polk County Simple Assault Dismissed
  ~  By Admin
  ~  September 4, 2020
Polk County, Iowa. The state accused a woman of trying to hit another woman during a dispute about their daughters at school. Attorney Katherine Sears filed a jury request and a notice of intent to rely on self defense. The State dismissed the assault charge. Do you need a lawyer? If you want me to […]
Domestic Abuse Assault Dismissed At Trial
  ~  By Admin
  ~  September 4, 2020
Carroll County, Iowa. The government charged a man with domestic abuse assault. Defense attorney Katherine Sears raised the issue of self defense. The prosecutor dismissed the charges the morning of trial, after the jury pool had been seated. Do you need a lawyer? If you want me to represent you when you are charged with […]
Page County Assault Causing Injury Dismissed
  ~  By Admin
  ~  September 4, 2020
Page County, Iowa. The government accused a defendant of Assault Causing Bodily Injury, a serious misdemeanor. They claimed the defendant punched the alleged victim in the face after the alleged victim made disparaging racial remarks. The alleged victim had a gun and discharged a round of ammunition. Attorney Katherine Sears filed notice of intent to […]
Polk County Client Gets Two Domestic Abuse Assault Causing Injury Charges Dismissed
  ~  By Admin
  ~  January 27, 2020
Polk Count, Iowa -- A Clark and Sears Law client was charged with two counts of domestic abuse assault causing injury from alleged incidents three months apart. Attorney Katherine Sears undertook extensive pretrial investigation, ensuring the availability of favorable witnesses at trial. Clark and Sears Law, PLLC, identified and made a Brady request for a […]
Evidence Suppressed, Case Dismissed
  ~  By Admin
  ~  October 16, 2019
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 […]
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