In Johnson County, and across the state of Kansas, you are typically brought before the court within 72 hours of your arrest. But what happens if you don't see a judge for longer than that? The short answer is, it depends. Kansas law does not explicitly address exactly how long is too long; however, it does have the standard practice of 72 hours. If you are held for days beyond that, without seeing a judge, you may make some demands of the State. Your lawyer may:
The best thing you can do if you believe that you are/were being held longer than is reasonable, such that your rights have been violated, is call a Kansas criminal defense attorney today. Attorney T. Morton can help. Call NOW 913-602-7288. Payment plans are available.
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