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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 assets... 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
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 »

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 of a particular...
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