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It is common for a divorcing parent to worry about losing his or her child in a divorce — or that a divorce means he or she won’t be as important in his or her child’s life as before. Kansas courts generally believe that a child has a right to have access to both parents….

A jail sentence for DUI can be commuted to house arrest. A person on house arrest must stay in his residence at all times except when specifically permitted by the court to leave. Courts generally permit people on house arrest to go to and from work. In many cases, courts also allow people on house…

Five or ten years after successfully completing your DUI sentence, your DUI attorney may request that all records of your arrest and conviction or diversion be expunged from your record. Expungement removes the record from the KBI criminal history database and from court files. This means that employers and the public will not be able…

A diversion is an agreement with the prosecutor in which the prosecutor agrees to dismiss your case if you complete certain requirements. The requirements usually include paying a diversion fee and court costs, obtaining an alcohol evaluation and following the evaluator’s recommendations, and not committing any other crimes. If you comply with the requirements for…

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has adopted standardized field sobriety tests (“SFTS”) that may produce reliable indications of intoxication. But they are only reliable if police administer the tests correctly. The three SFTS tests and the “clues” that law enforcement officers look for are based on the premise that intoxicated drivers cannot effectively divide…

Showing estimated percent of alcohol in the blood by number of drinks in relation to body weight. This percent can be estimated by: Count your drinks (1 drink equals 1 ounce of 100-proof liquor, one five ounce glass of table wine or one 12-ounce bottle of regular beer). Use the chart below and under number…

A driver who has been arrested for DUI is often as concerned about losing his driver’s license as he is about criminal DUI charges. We understand. For most of us, living without a car is not realistic. The DUI Defense Team attorneys will fight to help you keep your license. If police took your license…

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