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Month: October 2021

Iowa cocaine charges and penalties

The penalties for violating Iowa’s drug laws can be severe. Individuals found in possession of small quantities of controlled substances are usually charged with misdemeanors and may avoid prison altogether, but people accused of manufacturing, trafficking or...

How does Iowa handle felony charge cases?

Understanding the consequences and categorization of a felony conviction in Iowa is essential if you're accused of committing a crime in this category. Here's more information about the different classes of felonies and their associated penalties. The four classes of...

When is DUI a felony or a misdemeanor?

Iowa has one of the strictest impaired driving laws in the nation. While some states set the bar for a felony charge at a fourth offense for DUI, Iowa lowers that standard to three impaired driving arrests. Iowa does follow the standardized guideline of .08 BAC when...

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