Marijuana Possession Charge amended to Jay Walking


City DUI charge dismissed at Pre-Trial Conference

February 2016

City of Mission vs. TR: Client charged in Municipal Court with DUI and Possession of Marijuana and Paraphernalia following traffic stop on I35 for alleged speeding violation.  Following pretrial negotiations with the city prosecutor, agreement was reached whereby the DUI and Possession charges were dismissed upon plea of Guilty to the Paraphernalia charge with a fine of $250 and one year probation.  Basis of defense was that client passed field testing and the PBT (preliminary breath test) evidence should be suppressed since the officer failed to provide standard "warnings" prior to offering test.  Client refused the PBT and the Intoxilyzer test at station.  A new KS case, City of Wichita vs. Molitor, assisted in the defense that a PBT should not be offered if the driver exhibits few, if any, clues of impairment during the field sobriety portion of the test. 

Matt McLane

Matt McLane was born in Topeka, Kansas, and moved to Pittsburg, Kansas in 1980 where he attended middle school, high school and college. Upon graduation from PSU in 1992, Matt moved back to Topeka where he attended Washburn University law school. Upon graduation, he moved to Overland Park and worked in a small firm handling DUI and traffic cases. He opened the McLane Law Firm in April 2011 and has built his firm on a strong referral base and solid reputation.

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Matt McLane has been defending individuals charged with DUI, traffic and criminal offenses since his graduation from Washburn University Law School in 1996. Licensed in the states of Kansas and Missouri. Mr. McLane specializes in DUI and criminal defense throughout the Kansas City metropolitan area.

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