I received a traffic ticket for excessive speeding in my personal vehicle and I have a CDL endorsement. I was searching for the best lawyer and I definitely found him. Colin Murphy not only defended the case with professionalism but also was always there to answer my questions. I highly recommend Colin because he pays […]
Have you ever been cruising down the interstate, humming along to one of your favorites on the radio, and enjoying a beautiful day when you look in the rearview mirror and see flashes of blue and red? You quickly look down at your speedometer. 11 m.p.h. over the speed limit. Your heart sinks. You pull […]
A few weeks back a client called and advised that he received a ticket for “Approaching Certain Stationary Vehicles,” in violation of Iowa Code section 321.323A. He paid the citation and now was looking at a DOT notice stating he would be losing his driver’s license for 180 days. The notice stated he was not […]
Iowa has a “zero tolerance” policy with respect to operating a motor vehicle after drinking as it relates to a person under twenty-one years of age. See Iowa Code Section 321J.2A. This means that if a law enforcement officer suspects that a person under twenty-one years of age has been consuming alcohol and is operating […]
Don’t Let Those Traffic Tickets Pile Up: How the DOT Can Pull Your Driver’s License for Multiple Moving Violations
Imagine this scenario: you get a traffic ticket for a failure to correctly use a traffic signal. You might have failed to signal within the required distance, you might not have. You could dispute the ticket, but you decide that it’s not worth it to take the time off from work, go to trial, and […]
You never intended to pass that school bus, the one with the flashing amber lights and extended stop arm. But it happened. In fact, it happens to the very best drivers across the state every day. The police officer hands you a citation with a court date and says something about probably paying a small […]
OWI First offense amended to reckless driving and public intoxication and CDL license saved when client asks to speak to wife.
New progressive legislation will implement long overdue reform that effectively balances the public interest in preventing operating while intoxicated offenses while simultaneously allowing those convicted of the offense to continue working and caring for their family
GRL Law Advocates for Positive Change – Progressive Impaired Driving Legislation Finds Bipartisan Support
One of the most progressive pieces of impaired driving legislation is working its way through the State Legislature this session.
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.