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The risks associated with drunk driving are never worth taking. The punishments handed down to convicted drunk drivers, are some of the most severe in Iowa's criminal justice system. Tragedies resulting from drunk driving are unfathomably devastating and cannot sufficiently be remedied.
Tuesday, July 18, 2017
What Happens to an Iowa Driver's License if a Driver is Arrested for Drunk Driving in Another State?
Here are the top five things an Iowa licensed driver should know if they are arrested for drunk driving in another state.
Friday, July 14, 2017
What happens if you get an OWI with a weapon in the car?
If the person gets stopped for operating while intoxicated and there's a gun in the car and they have a valid permit to carry, the officer is likely going to charge that individual with carrying weapons.
Monday, July 10, 2017
GRL Law Wins a Landmark Boating While Intoxicated Case: What it Means to Iowa Boaters
GRL Law dismantles Iowa's implied consent for boating while intoxicated cases. What does this mean going forward?
Friday, July 07, 2017
What happens if you get an OWI with a child in the car?
If a person is charged with operating while intoxicated with a child in the car, they face the operating while intoxicated charge. Then on top of that, they have the potential of being charged with, child endangerment or neglect of a dependent person.
Friday, June 30, 2017
What is vehicular manslaughter and how many years for vehicular manslaughter?
You often hear people getting charged with or convicted of vehicular manslaughter, also known as vehicular homicide. That is defined by the unintentional killing of another while operating a motor vehicle while either under the influence of alcohol or while driving that vehicle in a reckless manner. If an individual gets convicted of vehicular manslaughter or vehicular homicide by way of operating while intoxicated, the judge has to send that person to prison.
Iowa Supreme Court Invalidates Iowa's Boating While Intoxicated Law
As one of the busiest boating weekends of the year approaches, the Iowa Supreme Court has invalidated Iowa's Boating While Intoxicated law as it pertains to the procedures used to obtain blood, breath, and urine results.
Friday, June 23, 2017
How to get your records expunged?
There are a couple of different ways a person in Iowa can have their record expunged. The first is if they are acquitted or charges are dismissed outright. The second is if they successfully complete a deferred judgment. The third is if they are convicted of a crime such as public intoxication or minor in possession of alcohol.
Monday, June 19, 2017
Request to Re-Take the Test Refused, License Suspension and OWI Conviction Avoided
Requesting to re-take a test may trigger the officer's obligation to advise you of your right to independent testing. This case is a classic example of the old phrase "it never hurts to ask."
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