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A drug conviction in Iowa can have long-term consequences

Charges of drug possession or trafficking carry serious penalties in Iowa. Even a first offense of possession of a small amount of marijuana can lead to a jail sentence and a hefty fine of up to $1000. Drug trafficking carries even more severe penalties.

Two charged with drug offenses in Iowa

Crimes involving drugs are taken very seriously in Iowa and across the United States. Those who might be accused of being involved in drug dealing and are confronted with an arrest and allegations of drug offenses need to be fully aware of what they are up against when it comes to penalties that will accompany a conviction. Regardless of the circumstances, one of the first things that a person arrested on charges linked to drugs needs is sound legal advice.

Can Iowa revoke an out-of-state license for OWI?

A lot of out-of-state residents drive into and through Iowa on a daily basis. In addition, our state is home to a number of colleges and universities with a lot of out-of-state students. When someone from another state is arrested for drunk driving in Iowa, a frequent question is whether Iowa can revoke an out-of-state driver's license.

Fighting vehicular homicide charges in Iowa

In Iowa, if you cause a fatal accident while driving drunk you can be charged with homicide by vehicle. If convicted, you will face a mandatory prison sentence in addition to huge fines and revocation of your driver's license. Anyone facing vehicular homicide charges needs to fight aggressively to preserve their future and their freedom.

Iowa City therapist accused of sexual exploitation

Being convicted of an alleged sex offense can have serious repercussions beyond any criminal penalties imposed by the court. Those convicted of sex offenses may lose their jobs, their professional licenses and their status in the community. In addition, they may be required to register as sex offenders, which can make it extremely hard to find a job or even a place to live.

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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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