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September 14, 2015

Understanding Open Container Laws in Kansas & Missouri

Category: Alocohol Laws, DUI/DWI, Kansas City, Open Container Laws, Uncategorized | Tags: , ,

Posted by | For those living in the Kansas City area, it's common to hop over the state line to see friends, go out to eat, or even commute to work. Because the metro area covers parts of two different states, it is easy to forget that when crossing from Missouri to Kansas or vice versa that different laws may apply. Assuming that the same law applies in Kansas as Missouri is an easy way to get into a lot of trouble. Take alcohol laws, for example. Despite the many similarities between Kansas and Missouri, the two states have some very different laws regarding open containers. Learning those differences now could save you from a big legal problem in the future.

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August 26, 2015

How a Drug or Alcohol Charge Affects Your Life

Category: Arrests, Drug Charge, Drug Law, DUI Attorney, DUI Lawyer, DUI/DWI, Uncategorized | Tags: , ,

Posted by | Whether it's a case of a minor getting caught drinking underage or an adult charged with a DUI or illegal drug use, a drug or alcohol charge can have huge negative consequences on a person's life. As much as we tend to think that such a charge will never happen to us or to our children, it is important to be prepared for the possibility. Underage drinking is an ongoing problem for teens an college students. New and less stringent drug laws in certain states also have made getting caught with marijuana seem less serious. However, getting caught with such a drug in Kansas or Missouri would have much greater consequences than in Colorado, as federal law continues to prohibit the drug. Having a trusted defense attorney just a phone call away is essential in getting the best outcome in these cases.

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July 10, 2015

Keep Your Teen Driver Safe

Category: Car Accident, DUI Attorney, DUI/DWI, Summer Safety, Teen Driver, Uncategorized | Tags: , , ,

Posted by | Summer is the time when many teens begin to learn to drive for the first time. Getting a driver's license is exciting for teens, but often terrifying for parents. Unfortunately, most teens don't understand the full responsibility that driving a vehicle involves. They simple see driving a car as a mode of freedom from their parents. Because teens don't often realize the seriousness with which they should treat driving, teens are at a higher risk for getting into an accident. In fact, teens aged 16-19 are three times more likely to be in a fatal crash than older drivers. Luckily, there are plenty of ways for teen drivers to stay safe behind the wheel.

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May 19, 2015

Would You Trust Your Phone to Tell You if You're too Drunk to Drive?

Category: DUI/DWI, Uncategorized | Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,

Posted by | A number of apps are available that purport to provide a BAC test comparable to that performed by police and designed to help people avoid a DUI. However, it's doubtful that these handheld BAC detectors can actually prevent a DUI.

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