A felony is a criminal offense in the State of Iowa that is punishable with more than two years of jail. Felonies are serious criminal offenses and are considered more severe than misdemeanors. The prosecuting office typically seeks substantial custody time. Examples of felonies include murder, possession of narcotics with intent to deliver, sexual assault, aggravated domestic assault, third offense DUI or DUI causing death or serious injury, arson, and embezzlement. Many other offenses are also considered felony offenses. These offenses can carry substantial jail time under the laws of the State of Iowa.
Please contact defense attorney, Dennis E. McKelvie, to represent your rights if you are accused of a felony.