There are many situations where a person is incorrectly accused of a crime, due to a mistaken identity issue. Our firm has represented clients in both Iowa and Illinois who have been accused of a crime that someone else had committed.
Accusations of child abuse, even when false, can have a profound and harmful effect upon many aspects of a person’s life. For that reason, properly handling such false abuse accusations that are investigated by Iowa DHS or Illinois DCFS is of great importance.
Motions are a key part of just about every type of court case. This article discusses Motions in the Iowa and Illinois legal systems.
When a person is suspected of a crime, the police will often raid the person’s home in search of evidence. More formally, this is referred to as the execution of a search warrant.
A consultation is the first step in retaining an attorney to represent a person in a criminal case. There are many matters that should be discussed during a criminal case consultation.
One of the most basic principles in the American legal system is that a person who is accused of a crime is innocent until proven guilty. This principle is the bedrock of our criminal justice justice system, and should be remembered by everyone who is involved in a criminal case.