The Iowa Department of Public Health began issuing digital medical cannabidiol registration cards for qualified patients and caregivers. They come complete with a QR code that may be scanned by law enforcement to verify the person's status.
The Department advises that "law enforcement representatives may request to temporarily handle your mobile device to verify your registration card."
The drug crime lawyers at GRL recommend that you consent to a request by a peace officer to briefly handle your phone to scan the QR code verifying your status as a person who can possess medical cannabidiol. That will likely end the encounter...
The drunk driving lawyers at GRL Law routinely advise people what to do during a traffic stop.
For example, you should provide your license, registration and proof of insurance upon request. And, if the officer asks you to step out of your car, then follow those directions.
But when it comes to field sobriety tests, you can politely decline. A preliminary breath test? Sure, if they agree to show you the result.
However, there is one question that you should never answer at the roadside.
"So, on a scale of zero to ten, with zero being the most sober and ten the most...
I received a traffic ticket for excessive speeding in my personal vehicle and I have a CDL endorsement. I was searching for the best lawyer and I definitely found him. Colin Murphy not only defended the case with professionalism but also was always there to answer my questions. I highly recommend Colin because he pays attention to details and knows how the law functions. I am very thankful for his help and I am glad our paths crossed!