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.
Matt and Emily were an excellent team to have on my side. They had every question answered before I even knew to ask it, and each step of the course of action I had to take in explicit detail for me. I will highly recommend Matt to anyone that may need his services, as they […]
GRL Law remains committed to continuing to assist our current and potential clients. During this time of chaos caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, we are implementing certain procedures and protocols. The attorneys and staff at GRL Law are committed to ensuring that we do our part to flatten the curve consistent with the recommendations of […]
The Cerro Gordo County District Court recently granted the state’s motion to amend the charge from OWI to Public Intoxication following an aggressive, independent investigation into the circumstances surrounding a private party raided by the sheriff’s office. We were able to establish that more than two hours elapsed between the time our client last drove […]
Adams County, Iowa. A GRL client recently had his operating while intoxicated charge amended to public intoxication and reckless driving after the court determined that his right to speak with an attorney had been violated and his breath test result was determined to be inadmissible. The client had requested privacy on the phone with his […]
Union County, Iowa. Following a one car accident a GRL client was transported to the hospital and a blood draw was administered at the request of law enforcement to determine his level of intoxication. Pursuant to Iowa Code Section 321J.7, a physician is required to certify that a person is either dead or unconscious in […]
Nobody studies up to get an OWI. That being said, even innocent people are suspected, investigated and ultimately charged with Operating While Intoxicated every year in the state of Iowa. Knowing what to do can make all of the difference. GRL Law created this video to help educate the public on what they do and […]
Emmet County, Iowa- After filing a motion to suppress evidence, the Court found that Mr. Gangestad’s client’s rights were violated when the officer did not have probable cause to pull his vehicle over. All evidence from the stop was rendered inadmissible. All charges against the client were dismissed and his license was spared.
Emmet County, Iowa- All charges, including OWI 2nd offense, Carrying Weapons, Interference with Official Acts, and other misdemeanors, were dismissed after Grant Gangestad successfully argued that the seizure of the client was unconstitutional. The Court agreed, suppressing all evidence from the stop, forcing the State to dismiss the charges. The client maintained his driver’s license […]