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According to Iowa Code, harassment in the third degree is a simple misdemeanor. The penalty for a simple misdemeanor is up to 30 days in jail and a fine of $50-$500.http://www.legis.state.ia.us/IACODE/2001/708/7.htmlIf you didn't perform the alleged actions, your attorney may be able to defend you from these accusations. Further, if your attorney cannot successfully defend you, he may be able to negotiate participation in a diversionary program whereby charges can be dropped upon payment of a fine and successful completion of a probationary period. Please remember to click accept so that I will receive credit for my time and effort spent responding to your question. Bonuses are always greatly appreciated. If you need additional clarification of this response, please ask a follow-up question and I will be happy to clarify. Sincerely, T _____________________________________ Please click the green Accept Button and leave Positive Feedback so that I receive credit for answering your question. Bonuses are always greatly appreciated. I do not receive any payment at all from JustAnswer unless you click accept. Please remember: Feedback is left for me as an answerer. Please do not shoot the messenger. My control over the content of the answer is limited by the restraint of truth.
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