Tag: Sex Offender Modification

Juvenile Sex Offenders Removed From Sex Offender Registry For Ex Post Facto Violations

This past year three GRL clients who were adjudicated of sex offenses in juvenile court have been granted reprieve from the sex offender registry based upon a novel argument – that the imposition of a lifetime registration violates the prohibition against ex post facto laws.  You may be wondering what does ex post facto mean?  Both the United States Constitution and the Iowa Constitution prohibit enforcement of a penalty that was not in effect at the time the crime was committed. To fully understand the argument that was made for these clients, a bit of a history lesson is required.  […]

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GRL Criminal Law Division 200+ Five Star Reviews on Avvo.com

GRL Law maintains a well earned reputation from both the bench and bar across the state for its approach to defending those charged with serious crimes.  It should come as no surprise that our clients share the same opinion. The firm’s criminal law division is comprised of five experienced trial and appellate lawyers.   Collectively, they have more than 200 five-star reviews on Avvo.com. Two hundred.  Actual and organic testimonials that describe the client experience with GRL Law. When facing serious criminal charges, the most important decision you will make is the lawyer who will protect your rights.  If you or […]

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