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Kansas Highway Patrol, Misdemeanor "driving upon closed road; remove/destroy barricade, what type of fine am I looking at. I did not remove or destroy any type of barricade. Ramp exit off Highway was not blocked off, when I used the exit. Officer stated that there was a sign posted that I did not see or noticed.
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Hello and thank you for contacting JustAnswer. My name is Michael; I look forward to assisting you today. By continuing, you agree that this conversation shall not be considered legal advice and that you understand I can only comment on the law in general and not give advice on your particular situation.

Sorry to hear about your situation. The punishments are listed here. Its a $100 fine and 3 months in jail for the maximum punishment. In a typical situation like this, you would get a suspended sentence (no jail time) and a portion of the fine ($50-$100).

If you're disputing that you committed this offense, you would need to appear at your court date and argue that there either wasn't a sign or it wasn't posted adequately to give you sufficient notice of it.

I hope this helps!

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