a complaint against a prior lawyer for telling me to not go to my court date and then went go jail for FTA. Blatant retaliation. My rights were stripped away, convicted of 2nd DUI and non related offenses were consolidated into this case to bury me in a debt that is unattainable being on... View More
It sounds like you've been through a difficult and unjust situation. To address this, you may need to seek legal assistance to help navigate the complexities of your case. Given the severity of the charges and the potential violations of your rights, it's crucial to find an attorney who...View More
In Kansas, law enforcement officers are required to have probable cause to initiate a traffic stop, which means they must have a reasonable suspicion that a traffic violation or other offense has occurred. However, the failure to receive a traffic ticket at the time of the stop does not necessarily...View More
My son blew a 0.04, his license was suspended for 30 days, the state gave him 180 day restriction with an interlock. I was under the assumption that with a minor the interlock should only be given with a BAC of 0.08 or higher. Do I have the right to appeal this?
If your son received a harsher penalty for a Minor DUI (Driving Under the Influence) than what you expected, it's important to understand that DUI laws and penalties can vary by jurisdiction. In Kansas, as in many states, the penalties for underage DUI are often different than for individuals...View More
In Kansas, it is relatively uncommon for a minor with a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) of 0.03 to be subjected to an interlock device, especially considering the legal limit for individuals under the age of 21 is 0.02. In the case of a 16-year-old whose license was suspended for DUI, the imposed...View More
I have a first offense DUI in kansas and im trying to get my TDI adjusters license in TX. I’m currently on a diversion program to get it off my record. It states you can exclude first offense DWI. Would that be the same as DUI?
My friend wrecked her car and was taken to hospital by ambulance. Officer came to the hospital to test her for alcohol and she refused. He made sure she understood about losing license and gave her the pink paper He never wrote her a ticket or put her under arrest now she’s hearing she’s going... View More
Yes---perhaps the law enforcement officer's investigation is only just concluding so until he concludes it, he is not in position to issue a ticket. Please remember, a ticket is only an accusation and the prosecutor would still have to prove beyond a reasonable doubt each and every element...View More
We were pulled over for drivers side break light being out. Pulled into the gas station and my boyfriend was given a sobriety test which he passed with flying colors. Then they gave him the breathalyzer and he blew a, .097, and was taken to jail. He had quit drinking hours before we left. So it was... View More
The Intoxilyzer 9000 breath test machine has a gas canister attached to it. The gas in the canister is certified to test at .08. The external standard check is when the machine tests the gas to attempt to make sure the machine is working properly. If it tests the gas anywhere from .075 to .085...View More
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?
The law requires you to have the IID for two years and you should definitely do that. Your license will not be cleared until you do. There is no requirement to drive the car. The IID company will require you to being the car in once a month or so they can verify it is installed and working, but...View More
Which option between trial and diversion is better for my green card considering if police have all good proofs.i was in learners permit n i did no accident,just a Walmart guy smelled and complained cops they were waiting for me in parking till I start the car and drive.
Whenever there is an immigration issue involved it is a big deal. A lawyer cannot advise you as to what the best course of action is in you case until she or he looks at all of the evidence. I have handled DUI cases for dozens of immigrants over the years and I can tell that immigration issues are...View More
I was arrested for dui BAC 0.26 (1st offense)no injuries,no accident,no body is hurt and now i am in diversion programm can this diversion affect my immigration status.i am a permanent resident (green card holder)
The SOL is five years. First you want to make sure you didn’t miss a court date and there is a warrant for you. You can call the JOCO Sheriff’s Office for this. I have seen DUI cases in which there was a blood or urine sample sent to the lab that have taken years to get charged. There is no...View More
I realize I cannot get a license in ks but drive there for work. If my Mo license isnt suspended do I risk going to jail in Ks for driving on their roads? I currently live in ks and should have a ks license but knowing Im ok if I lived on the MO side, I would move.
Yes, it happens quite often. When you say "passes the Intoxilyzer" I assume you mean the person blew under .08. The officer can still charge the driver with DUI if the officer believes he or she is under the influence to the degree that he or she is incapable of safely driving. This...View More
I was arrested in September of 2015, after a slew of court dates, I had a jury trial in October of 2016 that resulted in a hung jury, in February of 2017 I was retried and convicted. Does this violate my right to a speedy trial in Kansas?
Unfortunately the answer is likely no, this is something you should ask your attorney about if you have more questions.
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