Firm News2021-07-12T15:59:12+00:00

Follow the history of our firm’s accomplishments in various types of cases.

May 2021

May 17, 2021

May 21, 2021|Criminal Law|

Daniel Rothman’s client was charged with Fraudulent Practices in Dallas county Iowa. After over a year of litigation, including several depositions where attorney Rothman showed the state all the flaws in the police investigation, the State dismissed all charges. No conviction of any kind will be entered and the defendant can qualify to expunge the fact that he was even charged.

April 2021

Apr 28, 2021

April 28, 2021|OWI Law|

The client was charged in Dallas County with an OWI 1st offense. Attorney Nick Carda discussed the facts with the client and ultimately reached out to the prosecutor. The case was dismissed with prejudice with the State ordered to pay court costs. This charge will be eligible to be expunged in 6 months.

Apr 5, 2021

April 5, 2021|Criminal Law|

Client was charged with theft 5th in Polk County. After Attorney Nick Carda discussed the weaknesses in the case with the State, the State agreed to dismiss the case via plea agreement.

March 2021

Mar 09 , 2021

March 9, 2021|Criminal Law|

Daniel Rothman’s client was charged with domestic assault causing injury in Polk County. Daniel pushed the issue employing an effective strategy. The prosecutor agreed to dismiss the case in its entirety. As the case was dismissed by the state the client will have no conviction and can even have the arrest and charge expunged off all public records.

Mar 3, 2021

March 3, 2021|Uncategorized|

Daniel Rothman filed a motion to suppress challenging the police officer’s entry into the client’s garage to arrest him for an OWI. The prosecutor reviewed the matter and agreed without even contesting the matter that the entry was illegal and stipulated the violation. The OWI charge was amended to public intoxication and the DOT withdrew the matter completely from the client’s driving record.

January 2021

Jan 18, 2021

January 18, 2021|OWI Law|

Nicholas Carda argued to prosecutors that his OWI client’s 804.20 rights were violated when he was restricted from seeing and talking to his family members after requests to Law Enforcement in Dallas County. The prosecutor consented to the suppression motion and the results of the Defendant’s breath tests were suppressed. Now the Defendant will qualify for a deferred judgment expungement and will avoid a conviction.

November 2020

Nov 19, 2020

November 19, 2020|OWI Law|

Frank Steinbach argued that his client’s rights were violated as the State prosecutor neglected to file the charging documentation in the time frame required by the criminal procedure rules. The judge who heard the matter agreed. As a result, the OWI charges were all dismissed and the Court even ordered the state to pay the court costs resulting from the arrest. The client will also have the arrest expunged from his record.

October 2020

Oct 6, 2020

October 6, 2020|Criminal Law|

Nicholas Carda’s client had his driver’s license revoked while he was in the hospital for several weeks. The Administrative Law Judge agreed with Nick’s arguments that the unique circumstances of this case warranted a reversal of the DOT’s decision to immediately revoke his license without giving the client an opportunity for a hearing. The revocation was set aside so that the client may be heard.

Oct 2, 2020

October 2, 2020|Criminal Law|

Nicholas Carda’s client was charged with Child Endangerment in Poweshiek County. Nick worked diligently for the client on his case for over a year after the incident pointing out weaknesses, arguing facts, and going through several hearings before the State finally agreed to dismiss the case. As the charge was dismissed, the client will be able to get it expunged from his public record.

September 2020

Sep 16, 2020

September 16, 2020|OWI Law|

Daniel Rothman argued that his client’s rights were violated when police officers in Dallas county made an illegal traffic stop and seizure of the client. The Dallas county judge that heard the matter, agreed and suppressed all evidence obtained by the state. As a result, the client’s OWI and weapons charges were dismissed with prejudice. Also, the IDOT must now withdraw the OWI sanction from the client’s DOT record and reinstate his driving privileges in full

March 2020

Mar 4, 2020

March 4, 2020|OWI Law|

After a 2 year struggle, the Iowa Court of appeals granted a unanimous decision for our OWI client, regarding when an officer must inform an arrested person of their Iowa Code Section 804.20 communication rights. The Court of Appeals held that even a vague request for communication must prompt an officer to explain communication rights and offer calls or other options. The Court of Appeals further held that as a result of this violation the trial court judge’s ruling must be overturned and that judge must now exclude the breath test and all incriminating evidence obtained after the violation of our client’s rights.

Mar 2, 2020

March 2, 2020|OWI Law|

Daniel Rothman’s client took a deal for a public intoxication charge, that can be expunged off his record and will not affect his DOT record. Although he tested above the legal limit the jury refused to convict and after a mistrial was ordered by the judge, the State decided not to try the case again.

November 2019

Nov 18, 2019

November 18, 2019|Personal Injury|

Bill Brewer acquired a $65,000 settlement for his client who suffered injuries in a motor vehicle accident in Polk County.

July 2019

July 10, 2019

July 10, 2019|Personal Injury|

Bill Brewer acquired a $50,000 settlement for his client who suffered injuries in a motorcycle/motor vehicle accident in Polk County.

June 2019

June 21, 2019

June 21, 2019|Personal Injury|

Bill Brewer acquired a $67,500 settlement for his client who suffered injuries in a motor vehicle accident in Buchanan County.

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