The drunk driving lawyers at GRL Law routinely advise people what to do during a traffic stop. For example, you should provide your license, registration and proof of insurance upon request. And, if the officer asks you to step out of your car, then follow those directions. But when it comes to field sobriety tests, […]
Wayne County, Iowa. Attorney Matt Lindholm (aka The Wolf) recently obtained a NFG (Not Friggin Guilty) verdict from a Wayne County jury for a client facing an OWI second offense charge. The client was charged following a roll over accident. At trial officers testified that the client’s speech was slurred, he had blood shot eyes, […]
Page County, Iowa. GRL Attorney Matt Lindholm (aka The Wolf) obtained a not guilty verdict for a client facing an operating while intoxicated accusation in Page County Iowa. The client was stopped around 1:00 A.M. and immediately suspected of being intoxicated. The client informed the officer that he had not been drinking and had been […]
It goes without saying that postal service investigations rarely turn out well for those who receive marijuana products by mail. Drug dogs and search warrants will conspire to reveal the contents of suspicious packages before they reach the mailbox. At that point, the recipients face a Hobson’s choice: either snitch on friends or cop to […]
For the fifth time since joining GRL Law in 2018, Colin Murphy was once again named to the Great Plains Super Lawyers list in 2022, an honor reserved for those lawyers who exhibit excellence in practice. Only 5 percent of attorneys in the region receive this distinction.
HAMILTON COUNTY – Client was charged with Sex Abuse in the Second Degree based on an allegation claimed to have occurred 17 years prior. After being initially charged, the Assistant County Attorney who was handling the case filed a Motion to Dismiss the case. Before the motion could be granted by the Court, the head […]
GRL recently put its knowledge of drug identification procedures to the test in a case involving alleged THC vape liquid. Police seized a vape cart during a traffic stop. Field testing of the liquid extract showed a positive color change indicating the possible presence of marijuana. Frequent readers of the GRL Law blog know that […]
Colin saved us! I can’t say enough nice things about him. He helped us with an issue with our college son related to underage drinking that could have ended badly without Colin’s help. He was able to provide us a great strategy and then executed it seamlessly. Highly recommend him and his firm.
Bloomfield, Davis County, Iowa. GRL’s client was found NOT GUILTY by a Davis County jury after a long, 2-year fight against sexual abuse allegations. GRL’s client consistently maintained his innocence from the day the accusation was made, all the way through trial. He passed up a plea offer that would have included probation, insisting on […]
Charles City, Floyd County, Iowa. Vehicular Homicide charge against GRL’s client was dismissed by the court because the prosecution failed to present enough evidence for the case to continue any further forward at trial. GRL’s client was charged with Vehicular Homicide under Iowa’s texting and driving law after he was involved in a tragic accident […]