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0 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury, Civil Litigation and Civil Rights for Kansas on
Q: I spent 41 days with no bond for a second offence to a do not contact order (nonviolent) which carried max 48hrs

The first offence I had not been to court yet and had proof it was another false police report. My second offence was my brother texted my ex if I could see my son after his game. 3 cops with guns drawn arrested me. No bond for 41 days and when I was released I was told by the judge not to step... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Family Law, Child Custody and Civil Litigation for Kansas on
Q: School has me marked to have zero contact with my kids. Shouldn't there be a court order

I was trying to check on thier grades and was denied.

0 Answers | Asked in Civil Litigation and Civil Rights for Kansas on
Q: Hi I'm 52 & Disabled and I am the victim of both police misconduct! & Housing Descrimination & I can't afford a attorney

Even thought I have evidence that supports both my situations the Kansas bar association, Kansas legal service, legal aid just to name a few won't help me!!. They must be Cowards or in kahoots!! Because I can't afford an attorney gives them the right to ruin my life! I want to take legal... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Civil Litigation, Contracts and Personal Injury for Kansas on
Q: I’m in Wichita Ks and a few weeks back my apartment’s contracted unarmed security officer believed that a car that I was

driving was involved it hitting another parked car in the parking lot days prior. I repeatedly told this man that one, this was not my vehicle and a friend’s that I was using and two, I had no knowledge of the incident he was referring to. This man pressed the car door against my arm to keep it... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts, Real Estate Law, Business Law and Civil Litigation for Kansas on
Q: Can an 'adminstratively dissolved' non profit continue to make and enforce contracts?

Our HOA was administratively dissolved in 2009. We bought our home in 2020. The HOA has yet to reinstate their conpany and are trying to collect dues from us.

Matthew Morris
Matthew Morris
answered on Jul 24, 2022

A short answer is "no and yes."

Here's a longer answer: Any corporation in Kansas, including a nonprofit corporation, will generally lose their ability to engage in the purpose for which they were formed once they have been administratively dissolved. That's the...
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3 Answers | Asked in Civil Litigation, Employment Discrimination and Employment Law for Kansas on
Q: Employment and Covid related laws in the state of Missouri

It was within my 90 days probationary so I’m probably screwed but there was a number of days that I was out due to either quarantine order and childcare being closed due to Covid and I am I was told the entire time that nothing Covid related would count against me I was reassured and then they... Read more »

Kyle Anderson
Kyle Anderson
answered on Dec 31, 2020

Does your employer have less than 500 employees? The Families First Coronavirus Response Act requires employers with less than 500 employees to provide to all employees two weeks (up to 80 hours) of paid sick leave at the employee’s regular rate of pay where the employee is unable to work because... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation, Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Kansas on
Q: will a superseding incitement expunge an initial indictment?
Bruce Alexander Minnick
Bruce Alexander Minnick
answered on Jul 9, 2019

In most states a superseding indictment of the same person usually includes all previous crimes stated in the original indictment plus all the new crimes set forth in the superseding indictment. However, the prosecutor is not bound by or confined to anything while drawing up any kind of indictment.

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation and Probate for Kansas on
Q: I father past away in Tennessee but I live in Kansas. I am being told I need to open a estate account

I read something about it being small and not needing to go thur probate. It will be at max 7,000 being despoiled into the account. What steps do I need to do and with what state

Scott C. Stockwell
Scott C. Stockwell
answered on Jun 4, 2019

The state with primary authority over a peron's estate would typically be the state in which the person was a resident at the time of death. If your father was a resdient of Tennessee, you should consult with a Tennessee attorney. Some estates allow for smaller estates composed of certain... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury and Civil Litigation for Kansas on
Q: A slip and fall case with estimated damages including pain and suffering at 425000, what determines punitive? Insurance?

Involved in a slip and fall case where damages including pain and suffering are estimated around 425,000 with two surgeries and severe head injuries. What should I expect to limit punitive damages? The insurance maximums or any other factors?

David Adams
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David Adams
answered on Sep 1, 2018

Damages for past and future medical expenses and lost wages are unlimited. Damages for pain and suffering may likely be capped in Kansas at $300,000. Punitive damages can be way above that amount depending on the facts. Sounds like your injury was very serious. Liability for the fall still needs... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation, Civil Rights, Constitutional Law and Legal Malpractice for Kansas on
Q: Is this district clerk supposed to be drawing up documents on any paperwork.#2) And turning them into the courts signed

How long do they keep transcripts after the case is over.? District clerks are or are not supposed to be drawing up documents? My attorney didn't ask me but I'm pro see no attorney to ask that's why I'm on justia asking

Gary Kollin
Gary Kollin
answered on Jul 12, 2018

Talk to your attorney

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation and Wrongful Death for Kansas on
Q: If someone was killed in front of my business is it possible that the family can sue me I live in Kansas City Mo
Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing
answered on Jan 25, 2018

If your business had nothing to do with the person being there, let alone being shot, no. Even if the person was a customer, I don't see it. You may have some issues if it was in your building, but if someone is walking the outside of your building and someone else shoots them that does not... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Civil Litigation and Legal Malpractice for Kansas on
Q: I had an attorney that I was consulting who without my knowledge was sending my bills to my father with descriptions.

The attorney I am referencing was retained by my parents and had written mine and my children's trusts on their behalf and which my parents funded with annual gifts. At a time when we were all adults and I, with my children's authorization would call this attorney to ask him to clarify... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation for Kansas on
Q: What is lack of subject- matter
Brian Lehman
Brian Lehman
answered on Feb 23, 2017

I'm guessing you meant: "What is lack of subject-matter jurisdiction?"

When a court hears your case, there are three questions it must initially ask:

1. Does it have subject-matter jurisdiction? Subject-matter jurisdiction is the authority of a court to hear cases...
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