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Ignition interlock devices for OWI in Iowa

The penalties for a conviction on drunk driving charges in Iowa are severe. A person convicted of operating while intoxicated can face severe fines, driver's license revocation and a potential jail sentence. In most OWI cases, a person who has had their license revoked can apply for a temporary restricted license to get to and from work or school. However, some individuals will be required to install an ignition interlock device in their vehicle as a condition of receiving a temporary restricted license.

Man arrested on theft, conspiracy charges in Cedar Rapids

A conviction on theft charges can have long-term consequences. Even after the sentence is served, the individual will have a criminal record that can make it very hard to find a job and sometimes even a place to live. Anyone facing felony theft charges in Iowa should strongly consider fighting the charges.

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The state of Iowa has codified in its laws numerous acts that have been deemed criminal in nature. Committing a criminal act or otherwise breaking a law that is included in the state's code can result in an individual facing a number of significant penalties. Those penalties, which can include but are not limited to heavy fines and periods of incarceration, can impose significant setbacks in the lives of individuals forced to endure them.

Being a felon in possession of a weapon is a federal crime

Most people in Iowa probably know that convicted felons are prohibited from owning guns. But many people may not realize that a convicted felon in possession of a weapon can be prosecuted in federal court, even if the original felony was a state court conviction.

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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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