Okoboji, Dickenson County, Iowa. Operating While Intoxicated, Leaving the Scene of and Accident, and Eluding Charges all resolved with a single plea to a Simple Misdemeanor, Public Intoxication offense after officer was held to have violated defendants right to phone calls. Some cases start off looking like an insurmountable mountains but when the facts start […]
West Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa. What started as an Operating While Intoxicated, was resolved with an amendment down to Public Intoxication. GRL’s client was stopped for speeding. He politely declined to submit to field sobriety testing and further politely declined to submit to the DataMaster breath test at the station. Lacking evidence of impairment, […]
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The impaired driving defense attorneys at GRL get results. A recent case in Mitchell County demonstrates how effective we can be when the stakes are highest. We recently took over a case from another attorney after the State refused to budge on a felony OWI and trial looked inevitable. After unpacking it, we discovered several […]
The drunk driving lawyers at GRL Law successfully negotiated yet another resolution to preserve a client’s CDL. After winning the DOT and suppression hearings, we leveraged those results by convincing the county attorney to amend the OWI to public intoxication and reckless driving with no jail time. The DOT would have disqualified the client’s CDL […]
Polk County, Iowa- A client who was attempting to enter the Grandstand at the Iowa State Fair was arrested for public intoxication by undercover officers. The client was calm and polite, but did not provide the officers with any additional information other than what was required of him. After successful negotiation with the prosecutor, the […]
To the impaired driving defense attorneys at GRL Law, the name of the game is relentless pretrial discovery. It’s what we do. Essentially, if there’s a defense, then we’ll find it and leverage it to produce uncommon results. A recent OWI Second Offense charge in western Iowa provides a perfect example of this approach. After […]
The impaired driving attorneys at GRL Law successfully negotiated another resolution to preserve a client’s CDL. After winning the DOT hearing, we leveraged that result by convincing the county attorney to amend the OWI to public intoxication with a minimum fine of $105 and no jail time. The DOT would have disqualified the client’s CDL […]
Sometimes police are way too aggressive in their attempts to ferret out crime. When that occurs, the criminal defense attorneys at GRL Law are often called to secure justice for the accused. A perfect example of this happened recently in Ankeny. Our client was simply walking on a sidewalk when the police approached in a […]
Jasper County, Iowa- An OWI 1st offense (second offense lifetime) was amended to a Public Intoxication after Grant Gangestad successfully challenged the invocation of the implied consent procedure (i.e. breath testing procedure) in this case. Client avoided jail time and additional fines and fees.