On June 9, 2015, Governor Brownback signed into law House Bill 2055. The new law will take effect on July 1, 2015.This law is named after a school teacher in McPherson, Kansas, who was badly injured after being hit by a drunk driver. The driver was charged with aggravated battery while under the influence—a felony…

Following is an info-graphic of important information regarding DUI Stops or DUI Checkpoints in Kansas. Know your rights. Contact us to set up a DUI consultation.

Client hired the DUI Defense Team after trying to navigate through the Kansas Department of Revenue’s Driver Control bureaucracy. After a stop on suspicion of DUI, a law enforcement officer arrested Client for DUI and demanded that she submit to a breath test. Client attempted twice to give a breath sample for testing, but, due…

On January 30, 2015, the Kansas Supreme Court issued an opinion in Wichita vs. Molitor. Mr. Molitor was pulled over for suspicion of driving under the influence (“DUI”). He failed the horizontal gaze nystagmus (“HGN”) test but passed the walk-and-turn test and one-leg stand test. The officer requested a preliminary breath test (“PBT”), which Mr….

Kansas lawmakers have proposed a bill that would reduce the amount of time before you are eligible to expunge a DUI from your criminal record. Currently, Kansas law requires a person to wait 10 years to expunge a DUI arrest or conviction. However, House Bill 2662 would cut that time in half, requiring only a…

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…

An Iraq War veteran avoided more than five years in prison for driving drunk and causing a deadly crash. Instead, Brian Reed, a former member of the Army National Guard, will spend 60 days in jail and serve three years probation for killing 28 year-old Jesse Stroup. Harvey County District Court Judge Joe Dickinson approved…

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…

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…

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…

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