When the weekend approaches, many people make plans to hit the town, saying “TGIF.” However, if they’re not careful, they could end their nights with another acronym: DUI. Since Jan. 1, 287 Operating Under the Influence charges have been filed at the Lawrence municipal court, court manager Vicki Stanwix said. At the Douglas County District…

Pratt, Kan. Adding a beer garden to the activities associated with the Pratt Community College Rodeo drew lots of questions at the PCC Trustees meeting Monday night. The rodeo loses money every year and the college is seeking additional activities that would increase revenues and a beer garden is one of the activities under consideration….

The war on drugs is big business on Kansas highways. Police troll the highways looking for cars with out-of-state license plates and drivers that fit the profile of a drug courier. When a target is located, police find a reason to make a traffic stop. Common explanations for the “routine traffic stop” include following too…

One of the most frequently asked questions I receive is: how much does it cost to hire a DUI attorney? A DUI attorney’s fee will vary based on his experience, reputation, and specialization and the factual circumstances of the case. Kansas DUI attorneys fees typically range from $1,000 to $10,000, depending on the complexities of…

After you have been arrested for DUI, the arresting officer will request that you submit to a test of your blood, breath, or urine for the purpose of measuring your blood alcohol concentration. The officer has the discretion to choose which of these tests you must take, and he may have you take more than…

Law enforcement officers all over Kansas are using traffic check lanes more often than ever before.  At these checkpoints, officers may verify that vehicle occupants are wearing seat belts, ask whether drugs or guns are located in the vehicle, or, most often, investigate drivers for driving under the influence aka DUI. At checkpoints, all traffic…

(WICHITA, Kan.) – Criminal defense attorney Nicholas Means has joined Joseph, Hollander & Craft LLC’s Wichita office as a member of that firm’s Kansas DUI Defense Team. A former public defender for the City of Wichita and Haysville municipal courts, Means has been in private practice for the past five years handling criminal, domestic and…

Recently, several people have asked me how a person can be charged with DUI when his or her blood alcohol concentration (BAC) is under the legal limit of .08. The answer is that the Kansas DUI statute contemplates multiple bases for a DUI charge. Most DUI charges are based on a driver’s BAC. When one…

Erin Brockovich, who was portrayed by Julia Roberts in the movie “Erin Brockovich” and is famous for suing Pacific Gas and Electric for polluting water, was charged with DUI while trying to dock her boat late one night at Lake Mead near Las Vegas: Erin Brockovich Charged DUI When people think about being charged with…

The mere discussion of reducing the legal blood alcohol content (BAC) limit from .08 to .05 has caused a flurry of criticism and outrage from many. But reading this story about a man who was arrested when he was completely sober might leave some wondering whether the BAC limit even matters: http://www.newsmax.com/TheWire/sober-man-dui-charge/2013/06/10/id/509010. Sometimes, it seems…

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