Topeka, KS asked in DUI / DWI for Kansas

Q: Do I need a lawyer for a first offense DUI? Was in my driveway keys on floor but asleep in drivers seat.

Ticket states that someone called in a reckless driver in my vehicle match the description. They also stated I refuse fields Friday I do not recall that I was very cooperative. This happen on September 29 What Sunday and my court date is on Tuesday and I’m freaking out do I need a lawyer?

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Brian Leininger
Brian Leininger
  • DUI & DWI Lawyer
  • Overland Park, KS
  • Licensed in Kansas

A: The Judge will not require you to have a lawyer for your case. The prosecutor will love it if you handle your case without a lawyer. I absolutely think you should have a lawyer.

To convict you the government needs to prove you were driving and were impaired by alcohol you drank before you drove, not after. It seems like they may have some difficulty based on what you wrote. Find an experienced DUI lawyer in your area.

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