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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Iowa on
Q: Is it illeagal to marry my ex 21 year old stepdaughter in iowa.
Nicholas A. Sarcone
Nicholas A. Sarcone answered on Feb 17, 2017

Assuming you did not adopt her it is probably not illegal.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Criminal Law for Iowa on
Q: Is it illegal for my mom to threaten to kill herself in front of me? I am 13
Nicholas A. Sarcone
Nicholas A. Sarcone answered on Feb 17, 2017

It is probably not illegal for your mom to threaten to kill herself. If she threatened you, that would be illegal. However, you might considering calling a suicide prevention hotline and asking for help. The police may also be able to help.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Iowa on
Q: What kind of charges can I file against someone that held me against my will with a loaded handgun. He was gonna kill me
Nicholas A. Sarcone
Nicholas A. Sarcone answered on Feb 17, 2017

There are a number of charges that could be filed against this person including kidnapping and assault. You need to go to the police, file a report and request that charges be filed. It is also important to get a no contact order. The Court will automatically enter one if an assault, kidnapping or... Read more »

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