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0 Answers | Asked in DUI / DWI for Kansas on
Q: How do I get a 1993 mystery DUI in cass county, MO resolved?

Missouri claims I have an administrative suspension from Highway Patrol for 1993 DUI ticket. I never received any DUI ticket but Cass County Circuit Court Clerk will not put case on court docket to resolve. I live in wichita, KS and am trying to get my license but Missouri cannot seem to resolve... View More

0 Answers | Asked in Civil Litigation for Kansas on
Q: How do I attain possession of a vehicle owned by my deceased father but held by someone who refuses to hand it over?

My father purchased a grain trailer the year before his death and titled in curious way. Instead of his name he used his surname followed by Farms. He is a farmer and has intentions of using this title for his venture but never got around to using this farm name for anything else before passing.... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights and Health Care Law for Kansas on
Q: If a person hasn’t signed a HIPPA Oath are they allowed to record patient in a clinic without written consent?

I am a receptionist concerned with the rise of First Amendment Auditors and want to know how to approach a person who would come into the clinic and start recording PHI, staff, and patients without there written consent in the hypothetical situation this occurs? For clarification I work at a FQHC... View More

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answered on Jun 15, 2024

If someone comes into your clinic and starts recording, it is important to address the situation promptly. Despite Kansas being a one-party consent state, HIPAA regulations still apply in your healthcare setting, which prioritizes the privacy of patient health information (PHI).

When...
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1 Answer | Asked in Constitutional Law for Kansas on
Q: Detective came to home to search after bf was arrested w narcotics at separate location does this violate 4th amendment?

my boyfriend was pulled over and arrested with narcotics around 430pm. two detectives them came to my house requesting to search saying that they “knew there had to be more narcotics here than what he was caught with.” one detective said to me that “i can either give them permission to search... View More

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answered on Jun 15, 2024

The situation you described raises significant concerns regarding potential violations of your Fourth Amendment rights, which protect against unreasonable searches and seizures. The detectives' approach to obtaining your consent for the search could be considered coercive, particularly given... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Tax Law for Kansas on
Q: My employer is not taking out federal taxes and my w4 is updated and set to 0 exemptions
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answered on Jun 13, 2024

You should address this issue with your employer's payroll department first. Inform them that despite having your W-4 set to zero exemptions, federal taxes are not being withheld from your paycheck. It's important to ensure that your W-4 form has been properly processed and that there are... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Civil Rights for Kansas on
Q: I have a court appointment lawyer that isn't doing her job. Olathe is trying to put a case on me and I need some help.

I have stage 4 bone and breast cancer and this case is bogus

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answered on Jun 15, 2024

I'm sorry to hear about your situation. It sounds incredibly stressful to be dealing with legal issues while managing your health. You have the right to effective legal representation, and if your court-appointed lawyer isn't doing their job, you can take steps to address this.... View More

0 Answers | Asked in Landlord - Tenant for Kansas on
Q: As a subleasor, can my landlord deduct "Automatic carpet cleaning" expenses from my security deposit?

As a subleasor, can my landlord deduct "Automatic carpet cleaning" expenses from my security deposit if it was in the original lease?

I'm aware as a subleasor I'm bound by the original lease, but my landlord has made explicit in writing ill lose almost half of the... View More

0 Answers | Asked in Employment Law for Kansas on
Q: I am in a union with a CBA. Does my employer have to pay us for changing on company time into our required uniforms?

We have required fire retardent uniforms. We are being told to change on our own time rather than getting paid for it. Can my company do that when it is not spelled out in our CBA?

0 Answers | Asked in Cannabis & Marijuana Law for Kansas on
Q: Legal Implications of Possessing THCA in Kansas

I'm seeking clarification on the legality of possessing THCA in Kansas. My understanding is that THCA is non-psychoactive until heated, at which point it converts to THC. Given Kansas's strict cannabis laws, I have the following questions:

1. Is the possession of THCA considered... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Civil Rights for Kansas on
Q: Good morning, I'm looking for some advice/help with a civil matter. Back in 2022 I had lent some money.

18,000 with interest added up front 20,400. I have a contract and notarized. He had started off well but had tapered off very quickly. He was fired from his job and has not returned any of my texts. I know this amount of money is not a lot, but a lot to me. We both agreed to the terms, in this... View More

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answered on Jun 21, 2024

I understand you're seeking advice on a civil matter involving an unpaid loan. Based on the information provided, here are some potential next steps to consider:

1. Document everything:

- Gather all relevant documents, including the notarized contract, any communication...
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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Civil Rights and Constitutional Law for Kansas on
Q: What are some key cases establishing joint operations between two agencies and independent actions, esp. during searches

Looking to find cases that establish how courts determine whether or not two, or more, law enforcement agencies are acting in a joint operation OR if one (or more) of these agencies acted independently? Basically, LEA (law enforcement agency) A conducted a search warrant and let LEA B know that... View More

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answered on Jun 10, 2024

Understanding how courts determine whether law enforcement agencies are acting jointly or independently during searches is crucial. A key case in this area is **United States v. Reed**, 15 F.3d 928 (9th Cir. 1994). In this case, the court considered whether multiple agencies were operating as a... View More

0 Answers | Asked in Employment Law for Kansas on
Q: I was discriminated against by my former boss. I reapplied at the company. I was the best qualified. I was told

By the other interviewer my former boss told her I wasn't hired back because my former boss told her she did not like or trust me.

0 Answers | Asked in Civil Litigation for Kansas on
Q: I am acting pro sé. I am wondering how to obtain information needed like names of arresting officer(s), booking info

Also wanting to obtain the time served, charge(s) held on. Etc. I need in in order to file a law suit. And the department is stating they will not give out anything with no subpoena.

Thing is. If it’s not active in the courts… then how do I legally serve them the subpoena they are asking for

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