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Polk County was named after the 11th President of the United States, James Polk. Wooly mammoths once roamed throughout Polk County, as evidence by well preserved fossils found near Des Moines in 2001.
Because Polk County houses the state capital, it correspondingly has a number of excelled Polk County lawyers who are eager to represent you in your lawsuit. These legal professionals are well versed in areas of law including criminal defense, DUI, divorce, personal injury, tax, bankruptcy, automobile accidents, and many more.
A Polk County jury recently cleared two individuals from all criminal charges arising out of a traffic stop that went poorly. The two were charged with interfering with Des Moines police officers. The incident in question occurred when the couple was pulled over by police and the driver was slow to produce her license and registration. One police officer pulled a can of pepper spray and pointed it in the driver's face, and the passenger in the car tried to put his hand between the can and the driver's face. The passenger ended up receiving at least ten blows from the police officers' batons that left him with lifelong injuries.
Polk County is served by the Polk County Courthouse which is located in the Des Moines. This court is able to hear all types of cases, and is one of the busiest in the state. It would be to your advantage to have a local Polk County attorney who is familiar with the courthouse on your side if you need to report to this court.
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