SPELLMAN LAW, P.C.
Based In West Des Moines, Iowa, Practicing In Central
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Criminal Defense

Is mortgage fraud a widespread crime?

Although it's perfectly legal to seek a mortgage to finance your Iowa home, you must get the right amount toward that loan. Unfortunately, fraud does occur, including mortgage fraud. This is a federal crime that is taken very seriously, which means the consequences...

Disorderly conduct in Iowa

In Iowa, individuals can be arrested for disorderly conduct when they engage in a variety of different activities. Disorderly conduct includes any public behavior that may offend other people. The disorderly conduct statute is broad and includes multiple types of...

Can police lie while interrogating?

If you are taken into custody by police in Iowa, you might wonder what your rights are. Among other things, you may have heard that police cannot lie to you to get a confession, but this is not true. Police and lying There are a lot of myths about police work and what...

What is wire fraud?

Residents of Iowa who have been charged with financial crimes may want to know more about what counts as wire fraud. This type of fraud involves use of the internet or telecommunications. Understanding wire fraud Areas where individuals can commit wire fraud include...

What can the police do when they search?

While you may not ever want to think about getting arrested in Iowa, it may happen. Understanding what your rights are regarding searches and seizures is a necessity so that you can be sure they're abided by the police officer that arrests you. Many of these rights...