In Iowa, if someone's license is suspended but they qualify for a Temporary Restricted License (TRL) with an ignition interlock device, they should not drive until all TRL requirements are met and they have the TRL in hand. This includes installing the ignition interlock device and obtaining...View More
Operator suffered from serious brain trauma in accident and was questioned right after. It was clear operator was confused which was a result of a concussion from the accident. Operator couldn’t recall events of accident for three days after the accident. Officer wrongfully believed operator was... View More
You need to obtain a professional opinion (expert witness) from a neurologist who can identify how the collision would have affected the injured person’s ability to offer a trustworthy statement (from an evidentiary standpoint).
Any subsequent arrests that you have while on probation could result in a probation violation. Consult a lawyer to defend you at the hearing. If you do not have counsel and you are violated at the hearing, the judge could sentence you to serve the amount of time hanging over your head that was...View More
I'm trying to do the right thing & pay all fines, get interlock system, evaluation, etc but I have no vehicle before my court date so I can get a work permit. Nobody was injured in accident...Thank God.
Forever doesn't mean it's his fault. It just means they are dragging.
A lot depends on who says what. He should get a consult with a member of the Ia. assn for Justice--they give free consults. Look for one who also handles criminal matters as he should have representaiton on the DUI.
I am almost 24 and I am trying to push forward in my life. I am attending a great college and have pursued a civil engineering degree. Not being able to have my license has been very difficult for me. I got a OWI when I was 18 for marijuana and 19 for alcohol. My last one was about two years ago... View More
What you need is specifically tailored legal advice, but it would not hurt to read the statutes which deal directly with this issue. For instance a suspension for five years in my state can be shortened to two if you jump through the right hoops. Call and ask the people at the dmv what you need to...View More
You need to consult with a private criminal defense attorney in Iowa. That is the very best step to take in my opinion.
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