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January 30, 2017 | Juvenile Defense |

Is Underage Drinking Ever OK? Cereal Malt Exceptions In Kansas

Make no mistake: Kansas’s liquor laws are some of the strictest in the country, and anyone who tells you otherwise has likely been misinformed. But your teenager may have heard that Kansas lets people under 21 drink in some situations.
Understanding where Kansas draws the line is important to keep your kid (and you) out of trouble. Here’s what you need to know.

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December 9, 2016 | Juvenile Defense |

Teens Mean Well, But Shoplifting Is Still A Crime

Teens can have hearts of gold and good intentions, but at the same time make bad, spur-of-the-moment decisions. There’s a lot of pressure to give the perfect gifts at the holidays. Teens are often strapped for cash and aren’t able to afford what they’d really like to give someone special-including […]

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October 12, 2016 | Juvenile Defense |

Refusing Testing No Longer A Crime In Kansas

Drivers in Kansas have long been under the rule of a strict law which made it a crime to refuse to submit to a DUI blood test. This was true even if the person who refused was not accused of any DUI offense. Initial refusal was classified as a misdemeanor, […]

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June 28, 2016 | Juvenile Defense |

Expunging Juvenile Records In Kansas: It’s Not Automatic

Many juveniles have brushes with the law. Offenses such as underage drinking, drug use or assault can have lasting consequences beyond the immediate penalties. For some, juvenile court records can come back to haunt them years later.
Most people assume that juvenile criminal records are automatically shielded from public view. However, in Kansas, it’s more complicated than that. The only way to truly put your past behind you is to request an expungement.

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