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Month: December 2018

What happens before a criminal trial?

An arrest is traumatic for most people. You may wonder what will happen next. After police take you into custody, you will face a series of steps before your case goes to trial in Iowa. You may find some comfort in knowing what those steps are.  Initial...

Do you know when to remain silent?

You have probably heard of someone being read their Miranda Rights or "pleading the fifth" when arrested. However, people often misunderstand their right to remain silent and their misunderstanding can hurt their case. Is silence golden?It is commonly believed that...

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Mary K. “Molly” Spellman