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What is a white collar crime?

Iowa residents who have been charged with a white collar crime may be wondering what to do next. Being charged with any type of crime can be scary, and understanding the charges can give the accused a better idea of where they can get help.

Criminal defense: Iowa university campuses patrolled by police

Iowa is home to some of the nation's premier educational institutions, and Iowa law enforcement agencies work hard to promote campus security and safety above all else. The problem, though, is that some students might rightfully be concerned that the presence of so much law enforcement can be a distraction and a source of tension at a place where students should be focused on personal growth and education.

Defending against civil forfeiture as well as criminal charges

Residents in Iowa may think that the only goal of the Iowa State Troopers is to keep the roads safe and enforce the laws, but a recent story has some criminal justice experts questioning the methods they routinely use to obtain tremendous sums of money and property through civil forfeiture laws, even when no crime has been committed.

Taking action against drunk driving charges in Iowa City

People who have recently been arrested for driving while intoxicated often go through something similar to the five stages of grief. They may start off in denial, unable to process the situation and the potential consequences. They will often also experience anger, and become angry at the police who arrested them, angry for the friends they were with when the incident happened, and even angry at the universe for allowing them to be in the wrong place at the wrong time.

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Attorney Thomas Farnsworth's client was arrested for multiple charges after being pulled over for an OWI 3rd offense. Mr. Farnsworth ....

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Should I take a breath test?
The most common question asked of criminal defense lawyers who work on Operating While Intoxicated (OWI) or Driving While...

Can I get a work permit or temporary restricted license in Iowa after losing my driving privileges for an OWI?
For a first offense, yes. The revocation is this instance is 180 days for an OWI test failure and one year for an OWI test refusal...

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Iowa City, IA 52240

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