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March 2018 Archives

What are zero tolerance laws in relation to underage DUI?

Underage drinking is nothing new. Kids and teens under 21 have been experimenting with alcohol since forever. However, drinking illegally can have entirely different consequences when someone under the age of 21 is under suspicion or charged with drunk driving or driving under the influence.

Privacy and search warrants in relation to drug charges

If you or a loved one has been arrested and accused of a drug crime, there are often many questions the accused and their family has. For a person to be accused of a drug crime they usually are accused of being in possession of, or under the influence of, illicit drugs. For law enforcement to determine if that is the case usually requires some level of search and/or seizure. There are laws pertaining to search warrant requirements that should be upheld during this activity by law enforcement.

Don't let a marijuana possession charge snuff out your future

Although multiple states have moved forward with legalizing recreational marijuana, Kansas still views marijuana as a drug that you cannot use recreationally. In fact, even using medical marijuana is illegal in the state.

Can Olathe traffic offense be charged as a misdemeanor?

Whether speeding, rolling a stop sign or turning without signaling, traffic infractions are technically considered breaking the law. While most traffic infractions are considered as such, some traffic-related charges can be charged as misdemeanors or even felonies.

Olathe restaurant owner handed counterfeit bills

At some time or another, we have joked about handing a person Monopoly money or joked about how the money you're handed someone was just printed. While many may just joke about these things, the reality is that some people have received counterfeit bills as a form of payment. Generally, the recipients of a counterfeit bill are under the impression that it is real. Only after trying to make a bank deposit, or upon closer inspection of the bill, does the person realize they have been handed a counterfeit bill.


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