Criminal Law

Criminal Law Questions? Ask a Criminal Lawyer.

Ask a Lawyer,
Get an Answer ASAP!

I need to speak to a lawyer about how Sedgwick Cy, Ks

Customer Question
I need to speak...

I need to speak to a lawyer about how Sedgwick Cy, Ks sentences their felony DUI cases. It really kind of a long story. I personally dont believe its legal, they sentence only certain cases to hours at the work release facility instead of days. as an example they sentenced myself to 4320 hours at the faciltiy now for me to be released from work release its going to take me 16 months to be released. That seems crazy to me and its not just myself they have done this to. If you would like more information I can be reached at **********. Thank you for your time.

Lawyer's Assistant: What state is this in? And can you tell me a little more about the charge?

Its the state of Kansas, but Sedgwick County is the only county that does their sentencing like this, of all 77 counties they are the only one. I live in Cowley County Kansas and they will not let me transfer to my home county because they make money for me being in their custody, on top of that they expect us to pay anywhere from $280 to $560 a month for being in work release. Im agreed in my plea deal to done work release for 6 months when I was sentenced they said I agreed to the 4320 hours which technically is 6 months only they said it had to be in hours.

Lawyer's Assistant: Has anything been filed or reported?

Such as what? I have spoken to a number lawyers in Wichita Ks, and they all have different answers about why Sedgwick does this, I spoke to a couple of civil rights firms and they said that since they work in Sedgwick county that they couldnt help me out since it would be a conflict of interest. But they do admit privately that its wrong to be sentenced like this.

Lawyer's Assistant: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?

Just if they could call me that would be great because my typing sucks. Thanks

Submitted: 4 months ago.Category: Criminal Law
Show More
Show Less
Ask Your Own Criminal Law Question
Answered in 5 hours by:
12/19/2017
Criminal Lawyer: attyadvisor, Attorney replied 4 months ago
attyadvisor
attyadvisor, Attorney
Category: Criminal Law
Satisfied Customers: 8,314
Experience: 30 Years of Criminal Law experience
Verified

Welcome to JA and thank you for your question. It will be my pleasure to assist you. The Attorneys cannot see your telephone number as the site blocks out personal information. The site should offer you an option for a telephone call.

Ask Your Own Criminal Law Question
Criminal Lawyer: attyadvisor, Attorney replied 4 months ago

Let me pull up the State law and check the county.

Ask Your Own Criminal Law Question
Customer reply replied 4 months ago

My cell number is *************, if you give me your number I'll be happy to call i t. Thank you

Criminal Lawyer: attyadvisor, Attorney replied 4 months ago

I am sorry I cannot see your number. You would need to accept a telephone call offered by the site.

Ask Your Own Criminal Law Question
Criminal Lawyer: attyadvisor, Attorney replied 4 months ago

Is this a first offense?

Ask Your Own Criminal Law Question
Criminal Lawyer: attyadvisor, Attorney replied 4 months ago

"Nothing is “automatic” in Kansas DUI laws. No matter what you may have been told, heard or even read elsewhere on the web, there is no such thing as an automatic penalty under the laws. However, there are many time-sensitive elements and some deadlines that cannot be missed in the fight against a conviction and administrative actions." https://nortonhare.com/dui-dwi-traffic-defense/felony-dui-kansas/

Ask Your Own Criminal Law Question
Criminal Lawyer: attyadvisor, Attorney replied 4 months ago
Ask Your Own Criminal Law Question
Criminal Lawyer: attyadvisor, Attorney replied 4 months ago

Are you online with me?

Ask Your Own Criminal Law Question
Criminal Lawyer: attyadvisor, Attorney replied 4 months ago

Please do not hesitate to ask me any additional questions that you may have with regard to this matter. It would be my pleasure to continue to assist you.

If you would be kind enough to rate my service positively so I will receive credit for my work from the site I would appreciate it. A positive rating will not impact your ability to obtain a refund.

You may not be familiar with how the site works. The Attorneys to not receive credit from the site for their time or with customers unless the customer provides a positive rating. We answer your questions in good faith, hoping for a good faith response regardless of whether the law is in your favor or not. If you were unhappy with my service please let me know that you would prefer to work with another Attorney and I will opt out.

Can you see the rating scale on your end, 5 stars?

Thank you for your consideration.

Ask Your Own Criminal Law Question
Criminal Lawyer: attyadvisor, Attorney replied 4 months ago

Are you still online with me?

Ask Your Own Criminal Law Question
Was this answer helpful?
Ask attyadvisor Your Own Question
attyadvisor
attyadvisor
attyadvisor, Attorney
Category: Criminal Law
Satisfied Customers: 8,314
8,314 Satisfied Customers
Experience: 30 Years of Criminal Law experience

attyadvisor is online now

A new question is answered every 9 seconds

How JustAnswer works:

  • Ask an ExpertExperts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional AnswerVia email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site. Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction GuaranteeRate the answer you receive.

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

Your Expert advise has provided insight on a difficult situation. Thank you so much for the prompt response. I will definitely recommend your website to my friends.

NormaPensacola, FL

Mr. Kaplun clearly had an exceptional understanding of the issue and was able to explain it concisely. I would recommend JustAnswer to anyone. Great service that lives up to its promises!

Gary B.Edmond, OK

My Expert was fast and seemed to have the answer to my taser question at the tips of her fingers. Communication was excellent. I left feeling confident in her answer.

EricRedwood City, CA

I am very pleased with JustAnswer as a place to go for divorce or criminal law knowledge and insight.

MichaelWichita, KS

PaulMJD helped me with questions I had regarding an urgent legal matter. His answers were excellent.

Three H.Houston, TX

Anne was extremely helpful. Her information put me in the right direction for action that kept me legal, possible saving me a ton of money in the future. Thank you again, Anne!!

ElaineAtlanta, GA

It worked great. I had the facts and I presented them to my ex-landlord and she folded and returned my deposit. The 50 bucks I spent with you solved my problem.

TonyApopka, FL

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Ely

Ely

Counselor at Law

3,194 satisfied customers

Private practice with focus on family, criminal, PI, consumer protection, and business consultation.

P. Simmons

P. Simmons

Lawyer

2,063 satisfied customers

16 yrs. of experience including criminal law.

RobertJDFL

RobertJDFL

Lawyer

1,862 satisfied customers

Experienced in multiple areas of the law.

LawTalk

LawTalk

Lawyer

1,815 satisfied customers

30 years legal experience

Nate

Nate

Lawyer

1,736 satisfied customers

Over 10 years of criminal defense practice.

Marsha411JD

Marsha411JD

Lawyer

1,631 satisfied customers

Licensed attorney with 29 yrs. exp. in criminal law

AttorneyTom

AttorneyTom

Lawyer

1,242 satisfied customers

Attorney

< Previous | Next >

Related Criminal Law Questions
My son pled guilty to a drug crime, the judge sentenced him
My son pled guilty to a drug crime, the judge sentenced him to state prison where he is now doing his time. Another person who was arrested with the same case did not plead and now the feds have picke… read more
Zoey, JD
Zoey, JD
Doctoral Degree
189 satisfied customers
My brother faces a felony sentence. He has dual citizenship.
My brother faces a felony sentence. He has dual citizenship. would be possible to ask for deportation instead of serving sentence ? … read more
LegalKnowledge
LegalKnowledge
Juris Doctor
29,356 satisfied customers
I am being sentenced tomorrow! I have a very sick daughter
I am being sentenced tomorrow ! I have a very sick daughter at home who I care for ! I asking the judge for less jail time cause I have to care for mybdaughter … read more
LegalKnowledge
LegalKnowledge
Juris Doctor
29,356 satisfied customers
How do I get my special sentence removed. #rd degree
#rd degree sexual abuse(spouse married for 22 years yes bad deal) and no, I have discharged my prison sentence, and have moved to Indiana, and they are treating me like a new offender interste compact for lifetime supervision and they are treating me like I'm on parole,versus supervision … read more
Ely
Ely
Counselor at Law
Juris Doctor
3,194 satisfied customers
What is a defferd sentence. I have probation orentation. Wa
I'm not understanding what are the conditions as in is it like a probation like when people go to prison… read more
Zoey, JD
Zoey, JD
Doctoral Degree
189 satisfied customers
My husband was sentenced back in 1991 and went to prison.
My husband was sentenced back in 1991 and went to prison . When he got out he was told at the time he had to register for 10 years and then when the laws changed he was then put on lifetime … read more
Zoey, JD
Zoey, JD
Doctoral Degree
189 satisfied customers
Thank you once a person is convicted and sentenced to prison
thank you once a person is convicted and sentenced to prison on a plea deal, .. is there any way to change the sentence? … read more
Zoey, JD
Zoey, JD
Doctoral Degree
189 satisfied customers
I was sentenced to jail & need to know if there's anything I
I was sentenced to jail & need to know if there's anything I can do if I feel there's judicial misconduct … read more
Jonathan Holson
Jonathan Holson
JD
69 satisfied customers
If sentenced to 1 yr are you able to get paroled after a
If sentenced to 1 yr are you able to get paroled after a criminal misdemeanor battery charge for good behaviour … read more
PaulmoJD
PaulmoJD
Attorney At Law
Doctoral Degree
106 satisfied customers
My husband was granted pe role from his state sentence of 30
My husband was granted pe role from his state sentence of 30 years now they say he has a federal sentence he has to complete of 46 month , his sentence should have been together, we wants to file a ha… read more
PaulmoJD
PaulmoJD
Attorney At Law
Doctoral Degree
106 satisfied customers
My nephew will be sentence to probation on drug charges. we
my nephew will be sentence to probation on drug charges. we found a good treatment center out of state. how can we pursuade NYC probation officer to let him go … read more
Zoey, JD
Zoey, JD
Doctoral Degree
189 satisfied customers
My husband was sentenced to 30 years and a fine of $25,000.
My husband was sentenced to 30 years and a fine of $25,000. He will complete his 30 years in June. Will he have to pay his fine before they release him from parole? … read more
Zoey, JD
Zoey, JD
Doctoral Degree
189 satisfied customers
I have a nephew that was sentenced to life for burglary
I have a nephew that was sentenced to life for burglary armed w/exp or weapon. He has been in prison for 19 years and don't have a release date. This to me is a true injustice. His public defender did… read more
PaulmoJD
PaulmoJD
Attorney At Law
Doctoral Degree
106 satisfied customers
If I was sentenced to prison and the jurisdiction I was
If I was sentenced to prison and the jurisdiction I was sentenced in does not have a prison for woman. Am I allowed to go back before my sentencing Judge for a suspended sentence? … read more
Zoey, JD
Zoey, JD
Doctoral Degree
189 satisfied customers
What is the law about the 65% sentencing and about the
What is the law about the 65% sentencing and about the federal probation violation guidelines and pending charges that were related to a non violent violation … read more
Ely
Ely
Counselor at Law
Juris Doctor
3,194 satisfied customers
Why would a federal judge in Ohio seal a the sentencing
Why would a federal judge in Ohio seal a the sentencing memorandum of a person convicted of healthcare fraud and money laundering for $34-million? From Pacer.gov- SEALED Document: Sentencing Memorandu… read more
Dwayne B.
Dwayne B.
Juris Doctor
28,766 satisfied customers
Motion to correct an illegal sentence under rules of the
motion to correct an illegal sentence under rules of the criminal procedure … read more
Ray
Ray
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
32,108 satisfied customers
In criminal law, if someone is awaiting sentencing of a
Second opinion] In criminal law, if someone is awaiting sentencing of a Federal Felony and I have evidence that should be considered by the sentencing Judge, how can one ensure the evidence is brought… read more
James Daloisio
James Daloisio
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
156 satisfied customers

DISCLAIMER: Answers from Experts on JustAnswer are not substitutes for the advice of an attorney. JustAnswer is a public forum and questions and responses are not private or confidential or protected by the attorney-client privilege. The Expert above is not your attorney, and the response above is not legal advice. You should not read this response to propose specific action or address specific circumstances, but only to give you a sense of general principles of law that might affect the situation you describe. Application of these general principles to particular circumstances must be done by a lawyer who has spoken with you in confidence, learned all relevant information, and explored various options. Before acting on these general principles, you should hire a lawyer licensed to practice law in the jurisdiction to which your question pertains.

The responses above are from individual Experts, not JustAnswer. The site and services are provided “as is”. To view the verified credential of an Expert, click on the “Verified” symbol in the Expert’s profile. This site is not for emergency questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals. Please carefully read the Terms of Service (last updated February 8, 2012).

DISCLAIMER: Answers from Experts on JustAnswer are not substitutes for the advice of an attorney. JustAnswer is a public forum and questions and responses are not private or confidential or protected by the attorney-client privilege. The Expert above is not your attorney, and the response above is not legal advice. You should not read this response to propose specific action or address specific circumstances, but only to give you a sense of general principles of law that might affect the situation you describe. Application of these general principles to particular circumstances must be done by a lawyer who has spoken with you in confidence, learned all relevant information, and explored various options. Before acting on these general principles, you should hire a lawyer licensed to practice law in the jurisdiction to which your question pertains.

The responses above are from individual Experts, not JustAnswer. The site and services are provided “as is”. To view the verified credential of an Expert, click on the “Verified” symbol in the Expert’s profile. This site is not for emergency questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals. Please carefully read the Terms of Service (last updated February 8, 2012).

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x