DUI Defense Attorney in Shawnee, KS
Aggressive Defense from a Former Prosecutor
If you’ve been arrested for drunk driving, you probably have a lot
of questions, such as “Will I lose my driver’s license?”
“Am I going to jail?” “What happens next?” The
Shawnee defense lawyers at Paul W. Burmaster P.A. can help. At our firm,
we put clients first. As a former prosecutor, our lead attorney understands
the ins and outs of not only DUI defense, but also prosecution. This means
we build defense strategies with the other side in mind to give our clients
best chance of a favorable case outcome.
Start your defense now by calling our office for a free consultation!
You Only Have 14 Days to Protect Your License
If you’ve been charged with drunk driving, you only have 14 days
to schedule an administrative license suspension hearing; if you don’t,
your license will automatically be suspended. Under certain circumstances,
you may have 3 additional days to schedule a hearing, but it’s always
best to contact an attorney as soon as possible to request your hearing.
What Are the Penalties for a DUI in Kansas?
The penalties for drunk driving depend on several factors, including prior
offenses and whether your alleged crime caused an injury or car accident.
In Kansas, your first DUI is punishable by:
- License suspension
- At least $750 in fines
- A minimum of 2 days in jail
- Up to 6 months in jail
If you’ve been convicted of drunk driving before, the penalties for
DUI are significantly higher. For example, your second offense is punishable
by 1 year in jail and a $1,250 fine; while your third offense can lead
to a $1,750 fine and up to 1 year in jail – with a minimum of 90
days of custody.
Dial (913) 738-4780 to Start Your Defense
If you’ve been arrested, now is the time to contact a Shawnee DUI
lawyer near you. At Paul W. Burmaster P.A., our trusted lawyers are here
to help you through every step of your case, from your first consultation
with us, to your administrative hearing and your final court date. To
learn more about us and how we can serve you, call our office now.