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Q: Sue maternal grandparents for damages for parental kidnapping in Missouri? If yes what type of lawyer would that?

Grandparents took child claiming paternity had not been established but paternity was established at hospital by mother and father. Kept my child from me for five months until temporary custody hearing when required by court to.

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Q: I challenged an ua 3 months ago on community corrections and was supposed to be get all corrections sep 9th

Correction says that they paused in their system pending the OTA but I still have to go see them I still report but I was scheduled to have been released from corrections September 9th it's now past that date and I still have to go to the OTA should I be released from corrections or do I still... Read more »

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Q: If a person dodges a car aimed for them and then punches the driver after it stops is it in assault

The alleged perpetrator was was forced to Dodge a car driven by the alleged victim who Was trying to run him down. After the car came to a halt , the alleged perpetrator punched the driver in the face. Self defense or assault?

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Q: Does Missouri count prior DUI’s from Kansas to enhance penalties?

Kansas does not count priors from Missouri to enhance punishment/penalties because the Missouri DUI statute is broader then the Kansas statute (Kansas appeal for State vs Justin D. Stanley 2016). Hypothetical: if a person has 2 prior Kansas DUI’s and then they get a 3rd one in Missouri would... Read more »

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Q: Am I entitled to a list of items seized during a warrantless search in Kansas at the time of my arrest

What protects my 4th amendment right that no items are unaccounted for or from false information possibly by the arresting officer

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Q: If I don't sign an extension for corrections and opt for a court date, what is the worst probable outcome?

Irst time offense. September 12 corrections complete if all criteria met. What I lack is restitution. My ISO said he would have cut me loose if it hadn't been for 1 failed UA since my coming to Newton KS for treatment. Said if I sign extension (which I did)then he wouldn't transfer... Read more »

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Q: Do I need to serialize a privately made firearm if I intend to use it as a concealed carry weapon

I'm interested in constructing a privately made firearm in accordance with all federal and state regulations. I am in a constitutional carry state. If stopped by police while carrying said privately made firearm that is unserialized will I face any legal repercussions

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Q: I have committed a theft under 1000 and this is my first offense can I do a diversion

I have also never been in trouble the worst I have had on my record is a speeding ticket

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Q: If the police seized my car on pending drug felonies, and it was my first time being arrested can I get my seized car?

I owe $16k and it’s only worth $10k. Also it was my first time being arrested.

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Q: I am trying to get expunged. My probation was supervised and I got the 30 for 30 program, am I still on Probation?

I know where I am confused, due to this is my 1st offense.

I don't know if I'm still on P&P... Nor when I can start procedures to get expungement

Scott C. Stockwell
Scott C. Stockwell
answered on Aug 4, 2022

Most offenses in Kansas may be expunged if the conditions set forth in the expungement statute (K.S.A. 21-6614) are met. Depending upon the specific crime, there is a waiting period of three or five years (with a few exceptions of one, seven and ten year waiting periods) from completion of... Read more »

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Q: I was pulled over for speeding and ended up with possession of controlled substance. Can the evidence be suppressed.

The officer never addressed the initial reason for the traffic stop. I believe he was on a "fishing expedition "and went beyond the scope of the initial reason for the stop. He questioned me in his car until I felt I had no choice, but to consent because of the things that were said. He... Read more »

Randy Bryan Ligh
Randy Bryan Ligh
answered on May 30, 2022

You should immediately hire a criminal defense attorney licensed in the State of Missouri to investigate your search and seizure issues as well as build your defense to the criminal charges. Good luck.

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Q: When charged in Kansas and elements of the statue are missing from what happened

My attorney has not been able to get my discovery and this case is 8 months old he tells me that the courts won't talk to him maby because he is from out of town. He says the only way he believes I can get the discovery is if I fill out a application for Diversion. I told him I believe the... Read more »

Anthony M. Avery
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Anthony M. Avery
answered on Mar 22, 2022

It sounds like your attorney is doing his job. Either plead guilty or start preparing for Trial, and a possible appeal. It does not appear that further Discovery will help any more than what you already know.

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Q: I got pulled over for traffic violation searched my car found drugs I was arrested cause I locked keys in my car the

And they said they were searching it anyways is that legal

Richard W. Noel
Richard W. Noel
answered on Mar 12, 2022

There's not really enough information to give you any real advice. However generally a traffic stop by itself does not allow an officer to search your vehicle unless he sees, hears, smells something that rises to probable cause. If you had something in plain view, that's enough. Otherwise... Read more »

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Q: When can a felon own a gun in Kansas again? It’s been 6 years, no other infractions. Was att agg robbery.

Level 3 person felony I believe was where it fell on the table.

Caroline Bundy
Caroline Bundy
answered on Feb 14, 2021

You would either to have your convictions expunged or pardoned. Even then, it becomes more of an issue on the federal level.

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Q: I plead guilty to attempted armed robbery and another non person felony in 2015. When can I own a firearm in KS again?
Caroline Bundy
Caroline Bundy
answered on Feb 9, 2021

The issue is more about the federal restrictions on firearms, so even if Kansas were to allow you to have firearms again, the federal government won't.

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Q: Welfare check in KS. Someone requested for my residence. I was not in danger, just had a argument with boyfriend.

The argument was resolved. Few minutes later, loud pounding at my door. Idk who it was, I knew it wasn't my BF. They said police here for walfare check. I then said I didn't request one. Open door slightly and told them ok I am good. They ask can they come in I said no I don't want... Read more »

Caroline Bundy
Caroline Bundy
answered on Feb 11, 2021

I'd recommend either getting a public defender or hiring a criminal defense attorney.

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Q: Under millar, knight and vego 10th cir. Is asking for email and media id UNCONSTITIONAL? For SO's
Caroline Bundy
Caroline Bundy
answered on Jan 28, 2021

Could you rephrase your question? I can't understand it.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Personal Injury, Appeals / Appellate Law and Legal Malpractice for Kansas on
Q: Coerced and Bullied. Wrongfully accused and incarcerated. Taken advantage of. Public officially abused and Harrassed.
Caroline Bundy
Caroline Bundy
answered on Jan 28, 2021

Could you provide more information so we can better answer your question?

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