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Former assistant county attorney disbarred for mishandling divorce case payment


A branch of the Iowa Supreme Court has revoked a Spirit Lake attorney's license to practice law. Lonnie Saunders, who up until earlier this year served as assistant Dickinson County Attorney, signed an affidavit consenting to his disbarment and "does not dispute that he misappropriated client funds." Filings in the decision said Saunders may be eligible for readmission after five years.

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