Kansas DUI Laws
DUI Defense Attorney in Overland Park
No matter where you go or how good you think you feel
driving while intoxicated is always dangerous. If arrested for drinking and driving, you face serious
consequences. The penalties for this offense, however, vary from state
to state, which is why it is important to know what consequences you are
facing if charged with DUI in Overland Park, Olathe, or anywhere else
You will have to deal with two different legal matters:
- An administrative driver's license suspension case
- A criminal case
Administrative Driver's License Hearing
After being charged with drunk driving, a Kansas resident has
14 days to request an
administrative hearing before their license is suspended.
For cases in which the driver was informed of the suspension by mail, they
may have three additional days to respond to the notice. Regardless of
how much time you have, our firm recommends that you call us immediately
to make an appointment so that we can file a request on your behalf to
avoid any mistakes.
Call Paul W. Burmaster P.A. today!
You should also hire a skilled Kansas City DUI attorney as soon as possible
to present a strong defense at your hearing who can do the following:
- Cross-examine your arresting officer
- Fight to keep your right to drive
Attorney Burmaster has experience not only as a former prosecutor, but
also as a reliable DUI lawyer for over 20 years.
Call now at (913) 738-4780!
Criminal DUI Penalties in Kansas
For a first DUI offense,
you face a minimum of 2 days and up to 6 months in jail, and a fine of no less than $750 (with court costs its closer to $1200).
Subsequent offenses increase the
penalties for each conviction.
Upon the third offense,
a DUI becomes a felony and the accused driver can incur extensive fines and an extended stay
in the county jail if convicted. The maximum sentence for a DUI offense
is 1 year in jail or prison, a fine, and a long license suspension and/or
Hire Kansas City DUI Lawyer, Paul W. Burmaster
Call the offices of
Paul W. Burmaster P.A. today if you have been arrested for driving under the influence. Our firm
has handled hundreds of DUI cases and is capable of representing you to
secure a satisfactory verdict.
Attorney Burmaster has more than 20 years of experience in DUI defense
and has been given a
10.0 Superb Rating on Avvo. Clients have deemed him as a 2012 Client's Choice DUI Attorney on
Avvo, due to his extensive history of successful case results.
Contact us right away at (913) 738-4780 for a free consultation or fill out our
online evaluation form to get started with our firm.