Tag: sex offense

Prosecutors Agree to Dismiss Rape Charges One Day Into Trial

Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa.  The writing was on the wall that GRL’s client was innocent of Rape accusations but it took a day of trial for the prosecution to finally read that writing. GRL’s client was accused of rape after what he described as a consensual sexual relationship.  Surveillance cameras from the apartment corroborated his claims showing the complaining witness walking him up to her apartment and then seeing him out the door a few hours later.  The accusation was not made top police until approximately seven hours later. GRL’s client insisted on his incense and took the case […]

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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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Sex, Cameras and Minors: How criminals are profiting from sexting

In an age where photographs can be taken and exchanged instantaneously, sexual photos and videos  are becoming increasingly problematic.  The plights of sexually explicit photos specifically surround minors. Often referred to as “sexting,” the digital swapping of sexually related photographs and videos is an issue that plagues parenting, education, and law enforcement alike. GRL Law has recently come across a new and interesting twist where criminals have figured out a very effective way to profit from the ever-increasing societal norm of sexting.  How can this be you ask?  A basic understanding of the five most relevant sexual offense laws sets […]

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