Records Matter

posted by Matthew Lindholm on Friday, August 09, 2019

Union County, Iowa

Preliminary breath testing devices (PBTs) are used by law enforcment when determining whether to make an arrest for OWI.   A failed PBT also serves as one of the necessary legal basis for invoking implied consent.  Given the reliance on these devices, they are required to be calibrated monthly.  The failure to have the required calibration records when the failed PBT was the only lawful basis for requesting the formal breath test, allowed this GRL client have his formal breath test result thrown out at court.  Ultimately the client was able to save his driver's license and his OWI charge was completely dismissed.
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Mr. Lindholm has been named to the Top 40 Under 40 and selected to the Super Lawyers list for the third straight year in 2015.  He has also repeatedly been named Avvo's Client Choice and Top Attorney for DUI defense with a Superb rating of 10.0 out of a pos ... read more