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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.
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."
Friday, June 16, 2017
How long will my license be suspended?
When an individual is asked to submit to chemical testing in an operating while intoxicated investigation, their refusal or test results will dictate whether a license suspension proceeding is instituted by the department of transportation.
Friday, June 09, 2017
How long do you go to jail for a DUI?
The amount of jail time and the fines are tied to the level of offense that the person is facing.
Friday, June 02, 2017
What does driving under the influence mean?
In Iowa, we're an operation state which means it's illegal to operate a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol.
Thursday, June 01, 2017
What Started With .158 Breath Test Ends in Not Guilty
What started with a stop for swerving and crossing the center line, followed by a breath test result of .158, ends in a Not Guilty verdict.
Friday, May 26, 2017
What does TBI mean?
What a traumatic brain injury is, is it's a dysfunction in the brain that occurs as a result of a blow or a jolt to the head or the body.
Request for Lawyer Ignored - Test Refusal Excluded
Grinnell police officers ignore request to contact a lawyer. Test refusal excluded from trial, driving privileges spared and OWI conviction avoided.
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