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Standardized Field Sobriety Tests

January 27, 2013

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 […]

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Estimating Your Blood-Alcohol Level

January 27, 2013

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 […]

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Refusing Field Sobriety Tests

January 27, 2013

If you are pulled over for suspicion of driving under the influence, you will be asked to perform field sobriety tests. Failing the tests will almost certainly result in arrest. Your performance on the tests will be used against you in court. They are powerful evidence, and an officer’s testimony that you failed them can […]

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Refusing or Taking a Breath Test

January 27, 2013

If you are arrested for DUI, you will be read an “implied consent advisory” and asked whether you will consent to take a blood alcohol test, usually in the form of a breath test. You should consider the following when deciding whether to refuse or take the test. Effective July 1, 2012, it is a […]

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DUI Penalties in Kansas

January 27, 2013

The potential penalty for a DUI conviction depends on whether you are charged with a first, second, third, fourth, or subsequent DUI. For arrests on or after July 1, 2012, only convictions after July 1, 2001 count as prior convictions. A prior diversion is considered a prior conviction. The rules for determining what counts as […]

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Diane L. Bellquist Has Joined Joseph, Hollander & Craft

January 26, 2013

Kansas City Star TOPEKA — Attorney Diane L. Bellquist has joined the Topeka office of Joseph, Hollander & Craft LLC, practicing in the areas of professional licensure and civil litigation. As the former Assistant General Counsel for the Kansas Board of Healing Arts and former General Counsel to the Office of the State Bank Commissioner, […]

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