At Spellman law we specialize in drug crimes, federal criminal defense, felonies/white collar defense, and issues of illegal search and seizure.
Defending Your Drug Charges
Drug charges are serious business in Iowa. There are many complicated aspects of drug charge legal defense, especially the issues of constitutional search and seizure. You need a lawyer who can fight for you if you are charged with marijuana or other drug charges a local attorney who knows this area and knows the law.
Sean P. Spellman, the founding attorney of Spellman Law, P.C., has lived in the Des Moines area his entire life. He is a Des Moines marijuana possession defense lawyer who will fight for your defense against drug charges. We put our clients' needs first, always working with the client to come up with the best defense strategy. We know how to handle the complicated aspects of drug charge defense.
Charges Involving Marijuana and Other Types of Drugs
Whether you were charged with a drug offense involving marijuana or other drugs, we can help.
Some of the most common marijuana-related offenses include:
Possession of marijuana: This is the charge you receive for simply having marijuana on your person or in your home.
Possession of marijuana with intent to deliver: This offense is charged when the quantity of marijuana you possess, coupled with surrounding circumstances, exceeds a certain amount.
Tax stamp violations: If you possess marijuana in excess of 41.5 grams, the state will add the charge of class D felony failure to affix an Iowa state drug tax stamp.
Other Drug Charges
There are many non-marijuana related drug offenses, involving drugs like:
Prescription drug violations
Prescription drug violations can include fraudulent prescriptions and misuse of drugs like OxyContin, Vicodin, Xanax, Benzedrine and others.
Attorney Sean P. Spellman has experience working in Polk County and throughout the state of Iowa, handling many felony-level offenses. We can represent you in federal or state court.
We Can Help You Even Before You Are Charged
"Most people think that there is nothing a criminal defense lawyer can do before formal charges are issued. This is wrong. Contact us as soon as you know you are being investigated. We can help you avoid incriminating yourself and help keep you out of jail." Sean P. Spellman, founding attorney
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We can help you stay out of jail. Either call our office or send us an e-mail for a free initial consultation.
FELONIES/WHITE COLLAR OFFENSES
Serious Defense Against Serious Charges
Felonies and white collar offenses are serious crimes carrying particularly harsh penalties. In these types of cases, it is especially important to engage counsel who will conduct a thorough and independent investigation with close attention paid to each and every detail. If you are facing these charges, your attorney will need to access and utilize resources to mount a successful defense, including well-qualified and credentialed witness and experts.
Des Moines white collar crime defense lawyer Sean P. Spellman has experience in private practice handling felony-level cases at the state and federal levels at all stages of your case pre-arrest, investigation, and trial. At Spellman Law, P.C., we have the resources to defend you against felony crime charges.
We have experience handling many types of felony-level offenses, including:
Domestic abuse-related offenses
Felony drug charges
"I have handled felony trials both as a public defender and in private practice. One thing I have learned is that these cases are much more complicated than other criminal defense matters. Do not underestimate the importance of hiring the right lawyer for your criminal defense. Contact us for a free consultation." Sean P. Spellman, founding attorney
White Collar Crime Defense
We also have experience defending clients against white collar crime charges like:
We know the importance of confidentiality when dealing with white collar crime charges. Your reputation could be ruined. We have experience handling these cases, and we will handle our work with the utmost respect for your confidentiality.
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We can work with you during evening and weekend hours. We also offer in-home consultations if needed. Call our office or send us an e-mail to schedule a free consultation with an attorney.
Des Moines Illegal Search and Seizure Lawyer
Defending Your Rights
Even when you have been arrested and charged with a crime, you have rights. There are strict limitations on what the police can and cannot do when it comes to searching your home, your car and your person. Des Moines illegal search and seizure attorney Sean P. Spellman can help defend your rights.