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? […]
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 […]
A Guthrie County man convicted in 2017 and ordered to the sex offender registry has had the requirement to register as a sex offender removed. The court agreed that he met all the statutory requirements and that he was the type of person the legislature intended to have removed from the registry.
A Polk County judge granted client’s request to be removed from the sex offender registry after having been subject to the registry requirements for over 11 years. Client had successfully completed all sex offender treatment programming and was declared to be low risk to reoffend by the Department of Correctional Services.
A judge in Adair County granted removal from the sex offender for a client who had been on the registry since 2002. Client had not had any criminal charges since, no registry violations, had completed all sex offender treatment programming, and was classified low-risk to reoffend. The victim of his offense supported his removal from […]
A Dallas County man who had been on the sex offender registry for over 19 years was ordered to be removed from the registry and its requirements after meeting all of the statutory conditions. He had successfully completed all required sex offender treatment and was classified as low risk to reoffend by the Department of […]
The court granted a GRL client’s request to be removed from the sex offender registry after spending 14 years on the registry. Client met all the requirements set forth in the Iowa Code section, including having a risk assessment that classified him as being low risk to reoffend.
A Warren County man, who had spent the last 17 years on the sex offender registry was granted relief by the district court. The court found that the client met all criteria for modification of his status on the registry. The court granted the requested relief and ordered his removal from the sex offender registry.
A Polk County judge granted client’s request to be removed from the sex offender registry. Client had been required to register since his conviction in 1999.
A Polk County man has been released from the requirement to register as a sex offender.