Attorneys in Des Moines, Iowa

Carr & Wright, P.L.C.
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(515) ‍875-4868

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For nearly a decade, we, the legal team at Carr & Wright have helped our clients through complicated legal issues; to better understand all the options you have available, and all the potential consequences of your decisions.

At Carr & Wright, we represent individuals, families and businesses throughout the state of Iowa, including Knoxville, Indianola, West Des Moines, Iowa City and Ankeny. From family law to criminal defense, personal injury to business law, we believe strong legal counsel is made up of both: legal advice and legal representation. It is our job to aggressively protect your rights and help you find an acceptable solution to your legal problem.


In the state of Iowa, there are two aspects to aspects to every drunk-driving case: the administrative hearing and the criminal trial. With a mandatory license suspension for 180 days for your first offense, it is important to have proper legal counsel to address your concerns over possible jail time and increased car insurance rates.

The law firm of Carr & Wright handles DWI/DUI cases such as:

First Offense, Multiple Offenses, Ignition Interlock

Drug Charges

Depending on the extent of drugs found and the charges you face, being convicted of a drug crime in Iowa can lead anywhere from one year in jail to a lifetime in prison. From a possession charge to intent to distribute, the criminal defense lawyers at Carr & Wright have the experience to help. Handling a wide range of drug charges including:

Possession, Marijuana , Cocaine & Heroin, Crystal Meth, Intent to distribute, Search and Seizure

Family Law

At the law offices of Carr & Wright, we understand the stress involved with divorce or child custody disputes. Our primary goal is to help you fully understand the options available to you so that together, we can create a plan that is in the best interest for you and for your family. Our attorneys handle all areas of family law, including:

Divorce , Child Support, Custody and Visitation, Adoption, Child In Need of Assistance, Domestic Abuse

Sex crimes

The legal team at Carr & Wright have years of experience with sex offense crimes and can help. Charges for sex crimes in the state of Iowa range from misdemeanor to felony. Our legal team will aggressively pursue your right to receive a fair trial.

Sexual Assault, Sex Offender Registry, Child pornography, Solicitation of a minor, Child pornography, Statutory rape, Rape

Violent Crimes

At the Des Moines law offices of Carr & Wright, we represent individuals who have been accused of a crime and strive to protect your rights and freedom. We never tell our clients to plead guilty or accept a deal. Instead, we will inform you of every available option so you can make a knowledgeable decision regarding your criminal defense.

Assault, Robbery, Threatens another person with serious injury, Threatens to commit any forcible felony, Burglary, Theft