Adel, Dallas County, Iowa. The Iowa Court of Appeals reversed the conviction of GRL Law’s client’s operating while intoxicated conviction, concluding that the Waukee and West Des Moines police officers entrance into the client’s residence was illegal. At the district court level, the prosecution claimed that the officers were justified in entering the residence without […]
If you find yourself in a situation in which you are needing a defense attorney…choose Matt and his team. From the beginning they eased any worries I had about my case. With a nowhere near perfect criminal record Matt was able to use his reputation to not only reduce my charge but also remove any […]
Effectively July 15, 2020, the financial penalties for all criminal offenses undergo significant changes. Maximum and minimum fines for five separate categories of offenses will change to the following: Simple Misdemeanors: Minimum Fine – $105. Maximum Fine – $855 Serious Misdemeanors: Minimum Fine – $430. Maximum Fine – $2,560 Aggravated Misdemeanors: Minimum Fine – $855. Maximum […]
Bob’s expertise, knowledge, and experience is hands down the reason why I never lost my license and was able to keep my CDL. Through such a stressful time, Bob had the ability to put me at ease, even considering I live four hours away from his office. Don’t think your local attorney is good enough […]
Client was arrested and charged with OWI. While at the jail she was read the implied consent advisory and a breath sample was verbally requested by the officer. The client declined to provide a sample. Subsequently, the officer asked the client to sign the implied consent request and notice form. The court granted suppression of […]
The State agreed to reduce an OWI charge to public intoxication after an officer blocked a GRL client into a parking space for being in a business’s parking lot after closing. The State agreed to suppress Client’s breath test result which saved his driver’s license.
Jasper County, Iowa. A GRL client recently had his OWI charge dismissed and was able to save his license after it was determined that the arresting officer failed to complete a written implied consent form at the time he request the client to submit to a breath test. The law requires that the officer make […]
Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa. Last man remaining at accident scene was accused of operating while intoxicated despite the fact that all evidence pointed to someone else as the driver. Des Moines Police Department responded to a traffic accident where a vehicle struck a parked vehicle. When law enforcement arrived, nobody was in the vehicle. […]