August 21, 2020 | Criminal Defense |

Charged with Battery in Kansas? Here’s What You Need to Know

In Kansas, battery can be charged as a misdemeanor or a felony depending on the circumstances involved. In either case, a conviction can lead to incarceration, fines and other consequences. Avoiding these consequences requires experienced legal representation; and, if you have been arrested for battery in Johnson County, you need […]

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July 31, 2020 | Criminal Defense |

When Can You Be Convicted of Theft in Kansas?

The crime of theft is outlined in Section 21-5801 of the Kansas Statutes. With penalties including up to several years in prison and a $100,000 fine, individuals who are charged under Section 21-5801 need to do everything they can to avoid a conviction, and this starts with hiring an experienced […]

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July 17, 2020 | Juvenile Defense |

When Can a Juvenile Be Tried as an Adult in Kansas?

In Kansas, minors under the age of 18 are prosecuted in juvenile court in most cases. However, it is also possible for minors to be prosecuted as adults. As explained in the instructions to the Kansas Judicial Council’s Motion to Authorize Prosecution as an Adult: “[Section 38-2347(a)(1) of the Kansas […]

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