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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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May 23, 2015

What Should I Do if I Get Hurt at Work?

Category: Uncategorized, Worker's Compensation Attorney | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Posted by | It's a nightmare situation that most people aren't prepared for. When you get hurt at work, the injuries you receive may affect all facets of your life. Contacting a workers compensation lawyer is an advisable step that may aid you as you recover from your injuries.

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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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May 15, 2015

You May Not "Like" Getting Served via Facebook

Category: Kansas City, Lee's Summit, Uncategorized | Tags: , , , , , ,

Posted by | Recent rulings by more than one judge indicate that Facebook is gaining ground as a means for service of process. Whenever a lawsuit or other legal proceeding is started all involved parties must be notified. The trouble is that some people, whether it's intentional or not, are very good at not being served with legal papers.

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April 24, 2015

What Should I Do if Someone Gets Hurt on My Property?

Category: Attorney, Personal Injury Lawyer, Uncategorized | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Posted by | Most people look for a personal injury lawyer after being involved in an accident. However, any personal injury lawyer can also tell you that they'll handle other cases too. Some of these are related to premises liability.

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April 19, 2015

An Open Container Can Mean an Open and Shut MIP Case

Category: Attorney, DUI Attorney, DUI Lawyer, Uncategorized | Tags: , , , , , , , ,

Posted by | DUI or MIP charges are extremely serious. Young adults are just starting out, and that DUI or MIP conviction has a way of sticking with them. Sometimes it's possible to have the record expunged or sealed, but there can still be many undesirable outcomes like sizable fines and time spent in a juvenile detention facility. Some students may even find that their educational goals are jeopardized by their brush with the law.

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April 14, 2015

What Should I Do if I'm a Passenger in a DUI Arrest?

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

Posted by | The young adult years are a time for making mistakes. Too often these mistakes result in the need for the assistance of a DUI lawyer. That's always sad, particularly when the person charged with a DUI is a high school student whose life is just beginning. However, the plight of the passenger in a DUI arrest situation is often overlooked. Does a passenger need a DUI lawyer?

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