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Olathe Disorderly Conduct Lawyer

Arrested for disorderly conduct?

If you or a loved one has been arrested for disorderly conduct, you may have found the experience pretty upsetting. You may also think of this as "not very serious, it's only a misdemeanor". It is true that if convicted, a person wouldn't be sentenced to long years in prison, but don't make the mistake of thinking it isn't serious. It is a crime. It will appear on your criminal record. The prosecutor and the judge will take this matter quite seriously. As an experienced Olathe criminal defense lawyer, I have helped numerous clients in Johnson County to stay clear of having a criminal record. It is important to take action in your own defense.

Disorderly Conduct Lawyer in Olathe

In Kansas law disorderly conduct is considered a crime against the public peace. It includes engaging in brawling, fighting, disturbing an assembly, meeting or procession, using offensive, obscene, or abusive language, or engaging in noisy conduct which tends to arouse alarm, anger or resentment in others. Penalties may be up to $500. fine and 30 days in jail. The good news is there are defenses against this charge. After gathering the facts of your case I can work with you to present a reasonable explanation to the judge and the prosecutor.

A disorderly conduct conviction, can impact your future in various ways. The stigma of having this particular charge on your record can close the door on some future opportunities. You may be denied a loan or a job as even in the case of a simple background check for employment or mortgage application it will show up. You would now have a criminal history. Should you ever be arrested and charged with another crime having a prior conviction can affect the outcome. I understand what is at stake and will take your case seriously. Don't simply plead guilty, call John E. Harvell, P.A. for a consultation with an experienced criminal defense lawyer concerning your case today.

Contact a Olathe disorderly conduct lawyer at the firm for assistance with your defense.

Why Choose John Harvell

  • Nearly 30 years representing clients throughout Kansas

  • Former prosecutor, understanding both sides of the courtoom

  • Highly knowledgeable regarding all major updates to Kansas DUI laws

  • Build compelling defense strategies that more effectively protect my clients' rights

Client Testimonials

  • “I was able to follow his recommendations and get Diversion instead of a potential misdemeanor or felony.”

    DD

  • “He was transparent with our strategy and did a nice job communicating with us in regards to the process.”

    DA

  • “I am from a foreign country and was facing deportation. This was a very important result.”

    CK

  • “After I hired Mr. Harvell, he contacted my witnesses and convinced the prosecution that charges should be dismissed.”

    MM

  • “My work requires a security clearance, and it was very important that I did not receive a conviction for this matter.”

    AT

  • “Mr. Harvell filed a Motion to Suppress because of an illegal car search. Prior to trial, the charges were dismissed.”

    TC

  • “This is such a relief. You rock John.”

    RK

  • “The whole case was seen one sided but John luckily fight for my side and got me the outcome that was fair.”

    DE

  • “John is always my first call when needing legal advice.”

    TH

  • “When anybody asks me if I know an attorney, I always have and will tell them, John Harvell.”

    CK

  • “Both the driver's license suspension was dismissed and found not guilty DUI.”

    AL

  • “John was diligent and hard working to provide a positive experience and outcome for my case.”

    GG

  • “I am very glad that we went to him with our troubles and would go to him again if we needed to.”

    TB

  • “Mr. Harvell and I worked closely together and created a successful defense on both the driver's license suspension and the DUI charge.”

    DC

  • “gave me time to come up with the money and got all the cases off my record.”

    RD

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