Felony charges in Iowa are serious offenses that require effective legal strategy to come out on top. James Nelsen P.L.C has participated in multiple high-profile felony cases in Iowa, achieving results in charges ranging from drugs to murder. The sheer scope of the felony cases he has handled give him the exceptional ability to take an aggressive stance with prosecutors, while also taking a straightforward — yet personal — approach with our clients.

Felony charges in Iowa are serious offenses that require effective legal strategy to come out on top. James Nelsen P.L.C has participated in multiple high-profile felony cases in Iowa, achieving results in charges ranging from drugs to murder. The sheer scope of the felony cases he has handled give him the exceptional ability to take an aggressive stance with prosecutors, while also taking a straightforward — yet personal — approach with our clients.

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The most serious felony, Class A felonies are punishable by life in prison without the possibility of parole. Murder is a Class A felony.

Class B felonies are punishable by up to 25 years in prison.

Class C felonies are punishable by up to 10 years in prison and a fine of $1,000 to $10,000.

While the least serious of the felony classes, Class D felonies are still punishable by up to five years in prison and a fine of $750 to $7,500.

Examples of felonies in Iowa:

  • Violent crimes
  • Theft
  • Homicide

The most serious felony, Class A felonies are punishable by life in prison without the possibility of parole. Murder is a Class A felony.

Class B felonies are punishable by up to 25 years in prison.

Class C felonies are punishable by up to 10 years in prison and a fine of $1,000 to $10,000.

While the least serious of the felony classes, Class D felonies are still punishable by up to five years in prison and a fine of $750 to $7,500.

Examples of felonies in Iowa:

  • Violent crimes
  • Theft
  • Homicide

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If you are facing a felony charge in Des Moines, you need an experienced criminal defense lawyer to help you understand your rights and the legal process. Contact our office at 515-223-1012 to set up a consultation.

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