Marijuana Possession Charge amended to Jay Walking


Missouri DWI Dismissed before trial

October 2016

St. Charles County vs. TC: Vietnam veteran charged with DWI and failure to maintain a single lane in St. Louis in 2005.  Client failed to appear in court for 10 years.  Facts: client refused field sobriety testing at the scene in part because of physical limitations from injuries sustained as a US soldier during a tour in Vietnam.  His arrest was based on odor of alcohol and blood shot eyes only.  He refused the breathalyzer at the station.  He was otherwise cooperative with law enforcement.  Client returned to hometown in Kansas and does not respond to the charges until  2016, several years after his arrest. After discussions with the prosecutor and after client had completed the required alcohol educational courses required by the Missouri DMV, the charges were dismissed pretrial.  No probation and no conviction reported on his record. 

Practice area(s): DUI / DWI

Court: Missouri

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.

McLane Law Firm

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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