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Elder Abuse

It’s important that the Iowa DHS protects elderly from abuse at the hands of their caretakers. But it’s just as important that innocent persons not be labeled as abusers when all they’re trying to do is take care of their friends and family members the best they can.

For instance, if a son spends money on […]

By |July 19th, 2016|DHS, Family Law|0 Comments

DHS Assessments

You may find yourself facing a DHS Assessment for Child Abuse or Dependent Adult Abuse. It would probably be helpful to talk to an attorney before you talk to the DHS, but often, I only hear about it after the assessment is complete.

If they have founded or confirmed that you have committed an act of […]

By |July 17th, 2016|Child Custody, DHS, Family Law, Juvenile Law|0 Comments

Practicing criminal law

There are lots of people who ask me why I so like practicing criminal defense. I’m not sure I can give them an answer. But here’s how I think of it.

Two kinds of people engage me: 1) the person who committed the criminal act and now wants to get the best possible plea deal, and, […]

By |June 28th, 2016|Criminal Defense|0 Comments