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Iowa’s OWI Timeline

What is the timeline for an Operating While Intoxicated case in Iowa?  Much of it can depend upon which county the criminal case is filed but there are a number of constants across the board.  Here is an general outline of Iowa’s OWI timeline. It is important to first understand that there are two sides to every operating while intoxicated case.  One is the criminal prosecution, and the other is the driver’s license suspension action.  Each proceeding is triggered by a different event and they each proceed on independent timelines.  Think of them as separate trains moving down separate tracks. […]

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