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June 15, 2017 | General |

Assault VS Battery – Know The Difference

When most people think of assault and battery charges, they often think of a physical altercation. While these charges usually go hand-in-hand, it is actually possible to commit assault without committing battery. If you are facing these charges, it is important to know the difference between the two. In general, […]

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March 29, 2017 | Juvenile Defense |

Changes To Juvenile Justice System May Make Prosecution Easier

In 2016, Kansas created new legislation that helped low-level juvenile offenders avoid incarceration and divert their cases into the mental health and social services sector in an attempt to improve their life quality. It also helped alleviate the over-loaded juvenile criminal justice system by reducing case load. However, new amendments have been brought before the legislature that may return some cases to the court system.

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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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