New Baby

Look what we did! (…oops.) This is Jace Alistair Sears.  He decided to be a person on 4/12/19.  John’s going to do the paternity leave thing and be a Daddy for a while, so he’s not taking any new clients right now and I (Katie) am assuming his existing case load (with a few exceptions,…

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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Third OWI Lawyer in Polk County

Third OWI If you’ve been convicted of a second OWI (Iowa’s DUI) offense in the last twelve years and are being charged with OWI now, this is your “OWI, third offense.”  (By way of comparison, if you’ve had other OWI(s) before, but the convictions happened more than twelve years ago, you’re getting charged with first offense…

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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…

Cocaine Possession and Penalties

Cocaine Lawyer in Des Moines, Iowa If you’ve been charged with possession of cocaine or another coke crime in Iowa, call criminal defense attorneys John and Katie at (515) 491 6128 for a free initial consultation. Cocaine Possession To convict you of possessing cocaine in Iowa, the county attorney will be trying to prove beyond…

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Probation Violation Attorney in Des Moines

Probation Violation Attorney in Des Moines If you think your probation officer thinks you violated your probation  — or if that warrant or notice of revocation hearing has already been issued — go ahead and call a criminal defense attorney to talk about your options.  John and Katie represent clients on probation violations throughout Iowa, …

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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…