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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...
I lived in Minnesota and had a b card lisence..I now live in Iowa..but may move back to mn..will I again have that restriction?
Had a DWI in June of 2008 and injured a friend..it was a felony but was later dropped for completing probation with no violations. I also had dwis in July of 97 and august of 2000.
You may want to re-post your question with a Minnesota location to put it in front of more Minnesota licensed attorneys....
I am facing a possible DUI charge in Iowa. My blood and breath tests were given in South Dakota. Can these be admitted in Iowa
Its been 3 weeks since incident occurred and I still have not been charged with DUI
I recommend you talk with an experienced attorney for legal advice and guidance
I was pulled over a few days ago and told I had a suspended license. I had no prior knowledge of the suspension. The officer gave me a summons to court and said to drive straight home. I have never broken the law and am not sure what to expect when I go to court.
I am not licensed to practice law in Iowa, but my question is why was the license suspended for you? Can you go to the...
I'm from Illinois and I received an OWI for marijuana in Iowa. I'm just trying to keep my career from being jeopardized by this. Are there any plea agreement opinions besides OWI prosecutors are willing to accept to prevent reporting a DUI to Illinois? I can not lose my license due to a suspension right now!!!
Yes, it is mandatorily reported. Your license will automatically be revoked in IA, then an abstract will be sent to...
Friend was picked up for 3rd OWI. Sentencing is 5 years in prison with the comment ""DCS supervision pending assignment in OWI continuum". What does the comment mean?
It means your friend is in custody of the Department of Correctional Services until a space opens up in the OWI...
Feb 12, 2014 my kids were removed due to inconsistant negative UA's and not attending outpatient groups as directed by dhs. I admitted myself in a 30 day residential treatment Feb 14, 2014 which I am happy to say i completed. Since that time I have attended groups on a regular basis and provided 3 UA's weekly starting march 17 2014- July 2014. All of my UA's were negative no questions. Aug2014 they only asked for 1 per week sometimes 2 which I never refused nor missed. On sept 15, 22, and Oct. 1 my UA'scame back dilute, low creatinine, and dilute. When confronted the only thing that was differant was I was taking antibiotics due to being sick. (I was told it was only an excuse and illogical) after all uas been neg they took hair stat Jan 30 came back Feb 6 positive 1580. I have not used.
Get yourself an attorney to investigate the testing texhniques being employed and get a private test done. Also request...
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