Juveniles who are arrested on felonies and some misdemeanors will be held in custody until they appear before a judge for a detention hearing (within 48 hours of arrest). The result of the hearing can be a huge factor for how stressful a case can be for the juvenile and juvenile’s family. At the detention…

If you have been arrested, convicted or had a criminal charge diverted in the state of Kansas, you may be eligible to have those records sealed. Kansas laws allows the Court to seal criminal arrests, diversion or convictions after the statutory waiting period has expired. For example, a misdemeanor possession of marijuana charge can be…

“I Just Want to Get This Over With”: The Importance of Attorney Consultation, Even When You Would Rather Just Move On Way too often we’ve heard people come into our office and say, “I just wanted to get it over with, so I pled guilty.” These people did not hire a lawyer. They did not…

On December 8, 2015, Terra McDaniel was required to report for jury duty in Sedgwick County District Court. Due to emergency circumstances, proper care for her young child was unavailable, and she was unable to report for jury duty on time. When she arrived late, she was told to report at a hearing on December…

Last week, we blogged about Senate Bill 112’s changes to the Kansas domestic battery statute. But Senate Bill 112, published in the Kansas Register on May 18, 2017, implemented another major change to Kansas law. It requires that all Kansas law enforcement agencies adopt detailed, written policies for electronic recordings of custodial interrogations conducted at…

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