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OWI in Iowa first offense ?
I was arrested for my 1st offense OWI in Iowa over the weekend. I was initially pulled over for my license plate light was out. I tested .155 on the breath test, but also demanded an independant blood test at my own expense. My blood sample was just thrown in with all my other personal belongings when I was put in the jail cell. It was not refridgerated. I guess I don't know what the proper procedure is for my blood sample, but I don't think it was handled right. Do I have any chance of getting this reduced or thrown out ? If I am convicted of the OWI, I will lose my job, home and be probably bankrupt ?
Unfortunately, not refrigerating the blood sample for hours or even days following the blood draw generally does not...
How can I minimize the fines for my DUI?
I recently got charged with DUI. I don't have a very good income and I've heard of people paying over 5,000$ in total fees. I barely make that in 6 months. Is there a way to make that price drop a lot lower?
You should consult some experienced DUI attorneys in your area. Use the "Find a Lawyer" tab at the top of the page for...
Can I expunge my record if I was charged with an OWI first offense and plead to lesser sentence of a public intoxication?
I was charged with an OWI first offense (321J.2(A)) and pled to an amended charge of public into, simple misd, 123.46. It has been done since 9/2012. And I have had no other criminal charges since then. I want this off my record for obvious reasons with my future career. Do I need a lawyer to complete this or can I do it on my own? What would be the steps?
Use the Avvo "Find A Lawyer" feature to search for a qualified criminal defense and/or DUI defense attorney in your...
Could I go to jail for testing positive on a drug test after getting a DUI?
I recently got charged with a DUI. When they took me in I chose to do a drug test instead of having my license taken away for a year. I will test positive for marijuana. So when they find out that, could they place more charges on me? Note: I was taken in for being under the influence of marijuana.
You should consult some experienced DUI attorneys in your area. Use the "Find a Lawyer" tab at the top of the page for...
Am I eligible for deferred judgement for a first offense owi charge in Black Hawk county Iowa being having a felony in ohio?
I am working in Iowa, Blackhawk county, and pulled into a gas station a police officer pulled up behind me and said that someone report me driving recklessly, he was behind me for several minutes while I was driving before I pulled into the gas station. I had been drinking and blew .113, was arrested and was bonded out later that day.
I am not licensed to practice law in Iowa, so out of respect for any experienced attorney licensed in Iowa and who...
Can officers search all parked cars in a parking lot at a swimming pool, because a minor was found intoxicated?
An under aged female was found intoxicated while at a public swimming pool, police was notified, and when on scene, proceeded to search every vehicle that was parked there. My Son who is 16 happened to be an occupant in one of the vehicles searched, and was found with a bag of prescription medication he had found earlier that morning. He didn't let anyone know about it but when police searched their vehicle, and found the pills, he admitted they were ones he had found. they charged him with unlawful possession of prescription pills. He and the alleged intoxicated female were not there together nor do they know each other. What can we do to help our son?
The best thing you can do for him is to refrain from posting details on public websites such as this, hire a criminal...
Can a newspaper print a minor's name that has been charged with DWI?
My 16 year old son was arrested for DWI and our local paper printed his name is that legal?
Sure, a newspaper can do almost anything in the US