What are Possible Defenses to OWI in Iowa?

Thinking back over what happened can reveal many details of your case and the situation that may have been overlooked. Consider the following:

  • Officer lacked probable cause to stop your vehicle.
  • Officer lacked probable cause to request a test.
  • Officer failed to properly administer the test.
  • Officer failed to read the implied consent advisory.
  • Officer waited too long before taking a breath sample.
  • The machine was not properly calibrated or certified.
  • The officer who administered the test was not certified.
  • The test result did not accurately reflect your BAC at the time of driving.
  • The officer denied your right to pre-test phone call.
  • You consumed alcohol after driving but before your arrest.
  • You were not the driver.

These and many other defenses may be available in your case.
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