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 […]
Dickinson County, Iowa- A GRL Law Client was charged with OWI 1st offense. After successfully filing a motion to suppress evidence, the State agreed to amend the charge to public intoxication. The client’s driver’s license was spared, and they client served no jail time.
Polk County, Iowa- A GRL Law client’s Polk County OWI 1st offense was amended to reckless driving and public intoxication after Mr. Gangestad successfully argued to the prosecutor that the stop of the client’s vehicle violated the client’s rights. Client’s driver’s license was spared and no jail time was imposed.
Johnson County, Iowa- After successful pretrial motions were filed on behalf of a GRL client, the prosecutor and court agreed that the client should receive a deferred judgment and not suffer a revocation of his boating privileges. The client avoided jail time and did not suffer a minimum one year boating revocation.
A second opinion turns an OWI into reckless driving.
State Trooper mislead client as to consequences of refusing a breath test which resulted in test being suppressed, amendment of charges and reinstatement of Client’s license.
Cross Examination Skills on Display Earn Client Plaudits
GRL Law’s understandably emotional client repeatedly requested to place calls after she was arrested to check on the status of her dog, which the arresting officers left locked in her vehicle, parked on the shoulder of the highway.
Ruling on Admissibility of Breath Test Works to Cut DOT Revocation Period by 12 Months
Felony OWI amended to OWI 1st offense after motion to suppress evidence was filed.