Under Kansas criminal law disorderly conduct is a crime. This is where you are accused of doing something to violate the peace of the public. This charge is most often brought where the following have occurred:
In Kansas, long before your guilt or innocence is proven, DUI charges automatically require an hearing. This hearing is separate and unique from your criminal court dates. Here's is what you need to know:
You've probably come across this blog because you, or someone you know, is facing driving under the influence charges (DUI). Know that you are not alone. Many, regardless of their job, financial status, prior criminal history (or lack thereof), face these charges. Whether you are facing your first or, have had several charges, DUI is a serious criminal offense. This blog will help give you some important information about defending against these charges:
The untimely loss of a loved one can come as the shock of lifetime. The loss of a loved one because of the carelessness of someone else adds to the already existing pain. To move forward with holding the at-fault party accountable, in the Kansas courts, you must establish the following:
If you are being investigated, have been arrested or indicted for a drug crime, you probably have more questions than ever before in your life. Kansas law enforcement and the DA are going to do everything in their power to convict you. You need an aggressive criminal defense attorney to handle your:
What can we do for you? We can help you navigate rules and procedures of the criminal law process, ensure your rights are protected, prevent unlawful evidence from being used against you, shield you from incriminating yourself, get your charges dismissed or reduced, and more.
Whether the police arrested you for drug possession or sale, or you are involved in an investigation of major drug dealers, your rights and your freedom are in jeopardy. Contact us now 913.602.7288 to discuss your options. We accept major credit cards and have payment plans.
Were you arrested, or suspected of a crime, in Johnson County, Kansas? You have rights and you should exercise those.
YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO REMAIN SILENT.
As you probably know, anything you say can and WILL be used against you. So don't say anything. Don't give a single detail without legal advise first. The more you say, the more you may risk your freedom.
YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO AN ATTORNEY.
Legal counsel in this moment not only could give you peace of mind but, also mean your rights are fully protected. You must affirmatively ask for a lawyer (ex. "I want my lawyer!") and don't ever waiver from that request. Once you do that the police must stop asking questions.
NEVER CONSENT TO A SEARCH.
Police typically need a search warrant to go through your car, house, belongings, etc. If they have the right to search they will. If they don't they will have to ask you. You should never give them permission to perform a search. If they are asking for consent, refuse and ask for your lawyer.
The best thing you can do, right now, is get a lawyer. You need an experienced lawyer to help you protect your rights. Call our office now @ 913.602.7288, we accept credit cards and have payment plans.
If you have been arrested for a crime, in Johnson County, Kansas, you probably have lots of questions. You are probably feeling fear, confusion, embarrassment and more. To add to it, the financial burden is likely another, added, concern. We are here to tell you that a quality defense does not have to bankrupt you. Here are some of the common charges for Overland Park and Kansas City, Kansas criminal defense attorneys:
The sooner you get an attorney the better. Call us today @ 913.602.7288.
The legal age that you can have alcohol is 21, in Kansas. If you are under that and are found to have alcohol (including beer over 3/2) you could be charged as a Minor in Possession (MIP). There is one exception to the MIP charge - when under the supervision of your parents you have beer that is 3/2 or under. These charges should be taken seriously. There are short-term and long-term consequences associated with MIP, to include:
No. Being a minor in possession does not increase the consequences associated with DUI charges.
How Is Disorderly Conduct Defined Under Kansas Law?
It a class C misdemeanor, the lowest misdemeanor in Kansas. This charge can be for anything from fighting to screaming curse words at another person. While it is a low level offense, it is a criminal charge that can remain on your record forever.
Even young adults can be put in jail for these minor charges; especially if you have more than one. The State has, in the past, and will prosecute you. If you are, in Kansas, facing MIP, DUI or any other charges call us today @ 913.602.7288. You have questions and we have answers.
Here is a quick overview of the most common, Kansas, criminal charges. To find out what to expect, if stopped or arrested, click HERE.
Traffic and Speeding:
A standard traffic stop can turn into something serious in an instant. If not handled properly you could have your driving privileges suspended, have a warrant for your arrest, have steep fines, and more. Your attorney can negotiate your charges and give you information about how to best handle your case. Resist the urge to procrastinate or handle these charges on your own.
Drugs and Contraband:
Drug and contraband charges are a serious threat to your future and your freedom. Possession of small amounts of a drug or drug paraphernalia carry steep fines (starting at one year imprisonment and/or $2,500 in fines, and up). Discovery drugs or contraband can be from any number of interactions with law enforcement (ex. traffic stop, during an arrest, etc.). The first thing your attorney will consider is whether the evidence was obtained within the letter of the law. If not, your attorney will request that it be suppressed.
DUI, DWI, Driving Under the Influence, Driving While Intoxicated:
In Kansas, driving under the influence has mandatory, minimum, sentence guidelines, even if it is your first time. This will likely include six months of jail and a fine of $1,750, or more. No attorney can negotiate away the mandatory minimum if you accept a plea agreement or are convicted of this crime. In addition, in Kansas, if you do not request a hearing within 14 days you will likely lose your driving rights.
Domestic Battery and crimes of Domestic Violence:
In Kansas, if there are allegations of a domestic disturbance someone will likely be arrested. That someone may be you. Even if the other party involved does not want charges brought against you the District Attorney can prosecute you.
If you have been arrested for, or are under investigation for, any Kansas crime call us today @ 913.602.7288.
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