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  • Blood Alcohol Tests Deemed Unconstitutional by Kansas Supreme Court

    || 16-Mar-2016

    In a reversal of older policy, the Kansas Supreme Court ruled on February 26 that those drivers who are stopped on suspicion of drunk driving cannot be punished for declining to submit to a breath or blood test of their blood alcohol content, and law enforcement can no longer warn drivers that refusal can result in harsher penalties. Justice ruled 6-1 that asking for a breath or blood sample ...
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  • Violated Your Probation? Why it is Time to Call an Attorney.

    || 21-Jun-2013

    Individuals who are convicted of criminal offenses can face any number of penalties depending on the severity of the crime committed. One of the penalties that is commonly imposed down is probation. In some cases probation can be used in place of incarceration. In other cases it is part of the sentence that must be served after an individual has completed a term of incarceration, but the court ...
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  • Supreme Court Rules That Drunk Drivers Have Rights Too

    || 14-Jun-2013

    When a driver makes the decision to get behind the wheel of a vehicle after he or she has been drinking puts other in danger. Numerous reports have shown that driving under the influence (DUI) can have a direct impact on a driver's senses and ability to control his or her vehicle. Lawmakers recognize the dangers to the community, and if you drive with a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) of ...
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  • Mandatory Arrests On All Domestic Violence Calls

    || 30-Jan-2013

    No matter who you are or where you live in Johnson County, domestic violence charges are taken very seriously, and the district attorney will exhaust all resources to see that offenders are prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law. In fact, Kansas law requires an arrest be made on all domestic violence calls. That means if you and your spouse, or any other family member, are involved in a ...
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  • The Difference Between a Misdemeanor DUI and a Felony DUI

    || 25-Jan-2013

    Whenever an individual gets behind the wheel of a motor vehicle after they have been drinking, they are putting themselves and others at risk. That is why law enforcement officials in Olathe, Johnson County and throughout the entire state of Kansas have been taking calculated measures to crack down on DUI offenders. Whether you are facing a misdemeanor DUI or a felony DUI, if you are convicted of ...
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  • Our attorneys are pleased to announce the launch of our Criminal and DUI blog with an RSS feed available HERE.
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