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United States of America v. Blaine Schurle
Topeka, Kansas criminal law lawyer represented Defendant charged with one count of criminal conversion, one count of forgery of United States obligations or securities, and one count of false statement to a federally insured bank. According to court documents, Blaine Schurle, 26, of Barnes as operator of Double S Cattle Company, LLC is accused of allegedly selling approximately 400 head ...
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( 07-21-2022 - KS)

State of Kansas v. Scot C. Fornter
Topeka, Kansas criminal defense lawyer represented Defendant charged with drug possession. The State appeals the district court's decision to suppress evidence discovered in a search of Scot C. Fortner's truck. After pulling Fortner over for a traffic violation, officers discovered an open container of liquor on his passenger seat. A search of his truck revealed methamphetamine and d...
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( 07-15-2022 - KS)

Stacy Graham v. Florence Corporation of Kansas d/b/a Florence Corportation
Topeka, Kansas civil rights lawyers represented Plaintiff, who sued Defendant on a job discrimination theory because of her sex. On January 19, 2022, Stacy Graham filed suit against Florence Corporation of Kansas d/b/a Florence Corporation alleging that it discriminated against her based on sex/gender, maintained a hostile work environment, subjected plaintiff to quid pro quo discrim...
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( 06-28-2022 - KS)

Timothy C. Harris v. City of Topeka and Christopher Janes
Topeka, Kansas civil rights lawyers represented Plaintiff, who sued Defendants on excessive force theories pursuant to 42 U.S.C. 1983 in a 2018 arrest that injured him. The Plaintiff voluntarily dismissed his claims against the City, and the case went to jury trial on May 31, 2022 against officer Christopher Janes....
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( 06-02-2022 - KS)

In the Matter of the Marriage of Joann Williams and Alfonza Williams
Topeka, Kansas family law lawyers represented Petitioner and Respondent in a divorce case in which army retirement benefits was a issue. his case concerns a challenge to a divorce decree entered more than 20 years ago. The 1994 decree divided the husband's "army retirement benefits" as marital property, awarding the wife "25% of Husband's army retirement benefits, as her sole ...
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( 05-18-2022 - KS)

In the Matter of the Petition of DEREK SCHMIDT, Attorney General, to Determine the Validity of Substitute for Senate Bill 563.
Topeka, Kansas civil rights lawyers represented Plaintiffs challenging the Constitutionality of the legislative reapportionment of the state senatorial and representative districts of Kansas....
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( 05-18-2022 - KS)

State of Kansas v. Larry Huggins, III
Topeka, Kansas criminal defense lawyers represent Defendant charged with first-degree murder, attempted aggravated robbery, aggravated burglary and conspiracy to commit aggravated robbery. Larry Huggins, III was accused of killing Owen Merek Hughes and Reginald Leory McKinney, Jr. in 2019. The State claimed that Defendant and McKinney tried to break into Hughes' home. All three ...
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( 05-13-2022 - KS)

United States of America v. Cody Deichen
Topeka, Kansas criminal defense lawyer represented defendant charged with bank robbery and use of a firearm during a crime of violence. Cody Deichen, a/k/a Cody Brian Deichen, 26, of Hastings, Nebraska, admitted to aiding and abetting in the brandishing and use of a home built .223 caliber AR-15 style rifle during a bank robbery at Guaranty State Bank on South Main Street in Burr Oak, Ka...
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( 05-03-2022 - KS)

State of Kansas v. Francisco Mendez
Topeka, Kansas criminal defense lawyer represented Defendant charged with first-degree murder, attempted first-degree murder and aggravated armed robbery. Francisco Mendez was accused of killing Dwane Simmons in April 2019 outside a house where Simmons was celebrating his teammate Corey Ballentine's drafting by the NFL....
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( 03-25-2022 - KS)

State of Kansas v. Kristoffer Lee Klesath
Topeka, Kansas criminal defense lawyer represented Defendant charged with first-degree murder. Kristoffer Lee Klesath was charged for killing Darton Fields on February 18, 2018. Officers were sent to 235 SW Huntoon, in Topeka after a report of shoots fired. They found Fields in a parking lot with multiple bullet wounds. He died at a local hospital. Charges: ...
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( 02-18-2022 - KS)

Megan Wieslander v. Hazel Loruama Barragan
Topeka, KS: Personal injury car wreck lawyer represented Plaintiffs, who sued Defendants on auto negligence and respondeat superior theories claiming to have suffered more than $5,000,000 in injuries and/or damages as a direct result of an accident caused by Defendant. ...
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( 07-22-2021 - KS)

United States of America v. Dallas Srivisay
Topeka, Kansas criminal defense lawyer represented defendant charged with a firearm felony and drug distribution. Dallas Srivisay, 21, of Kansas City, Missouri, was sentenced on April 20, 2021 to 96 months in federal prison, followed by 3 years of supervised release. Srivisay entered a guilty plea on October 6, 2020. According to court records, this investigation involved an incident whe...
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( 04-21-2021 - KS)

Louis Swartz, Jr. v. Federal Express Corporation
Topeka, KS: Personal injury truck wreck lawyer represented Plaintiffs, who sued Defendant on auto negligence and respondeat superior theories claiming to have suffered more than $75,000 in injuries and/or damages as a direct result of an accident caused by Defendant's driver. This case was initially filed in the District Court of Saline County Kansas, 2020-CV-0148, and was removed to f...
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( 12-01-2020 - KS)

United States of America v. Vincent Muller
Topeka, Kansas criminal defense lawyer represented defendant charged with drug possession. Vincent Muller, 36, Saint Jerome, Canada, a Canadian man who was stopped on a Kansas Highway with 99 pounds of cocaine, was charged with possession with intent to distribute cocaine. 21:841(a)(1), with reference to (b)(1)(A) & 18:2 Possess with intent to distribute cocaine (SEALED INDICTM...
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( 10-30-2020 - KS)

United States of America v. Joseph Michael Martin
Topeka, Kansas - Criminal Defense lawyer represented defendant charged with drug trafficking and Money Laundering. Joseph Michael Martin, 41, Euclid, Ohio, was charged one count of interstate travel in furtherance of drug trafficking. On Sept. 20, 2018, the Kansas Highway Patrol stopped Martin on I-70 in Ellsworth County for speeding. When troopers searched the 2016 GM pickup truck Martin...
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( 10-10-2020 - KS)

United States of America v. Eric Newman
Topeka, KS - The United States of America charged Eric Newman, age 55, with second degree murder for killing a woman he was traveling with on a cruse ship. Defendant, from Topeka, Kan., pleaded guilty to killing Tamara Tucker, who died Jan. 19, 2018, on board the Carnival Elation, a vessel registered in Panama. The Carnival Elation was on a voyage that took passengers from Jacks...
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( 07-20-2020 - KS)

United States of America v. Roosevelt Tyree Henderson
Wichita, KS - The United States of America charged Roosevelt Tyree Henderson, age 32, with drug trafficking. MoreLawTV Internet V...
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( 06-29-2020 - KS)

United States of America v. Gregory J. Frikken, James C.Nunley and Michael J. Smith
MoreLaw ReceptionistsVOIP Phone and Virtual Receptionist Services Call 918-582-6422 Today Topeka, KS - The United States of America charged Gregory J. Frikken, James C.Nunley and Mich...
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( 05-21-2020 - KS)

United States of America v. Thomas S. Fritzel
Topeka, KS - United States of America charged Thomas S. Fritzel with conspiracy to commit fraud. A Kansas building contractor pleaded guilty to conspiring to deprive the city of Lawrence of sales tax revenues in connection with the development of a seven-story hotel adjacent to the University of Kansas campus. Thomas S. Fritzel, 54, Lawrence, Kan., pleaded guilty to one...
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( 01-10-2020 - KS)

United States of America v. Blake Adam Austin
Topeka, KS - Topeka Man Sentenced For Cyberstalking, Child Pornography A Topeka man was sentenced to nine years in federal prison for cyberstalking and distributing child pornography. Blake Adam Austin, 35, Topeka, Kan., pleaded guilty to one count of cyberstalking, one count of possessing child pornography and one count of distributing child pornography. The investigat...
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( 11-20-2019 - KS)

Charles Schumacher v. Troy Higgs and Hardwoods Special Products, U.S., L.P.
Topeka, KS - Charles Schumacher sued Hardwoods Special Products, U.S., L.P. on personal injury, auto negligence and respondeat superior theories claiming to have been injured and/or damaged in a car truck wrecks caused by Higgs....
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( 11-19-2019 - KS)

United States of America v. Weiling Nielsen
Topeka, KS = Massage Parlor Owner Sentenced On Federal Conspiracy Charge A woman who operated massage parlors in Lawrence and Topeka was sentenced today to three years on federal probation for operating a prostitution business. In addition, the d...
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( 06-30-2019 - KS)

United States of America v. Connie Marie Kent
Topeka, KS - Former Credit Union President Pleads Guilty to Embezzlement A former president of a credit union in Topeka pleaded guilty to a federal charge of embezzlement. Connie Marie Kent, 52, Topeka, Kan., pleaded guilty to one count ...
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( 03-19-2019 - KS)

Tessa Farmer and Sara Weckhorst v. Kansas State University
Congress, through Title IX, bans discrimination on the basis of sex in education programs receiving federal funding. Plaintiffs, two students at Kansas State University (“KSU”), allege that KSU, a recipient of federal educational funds, vi...
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( 03-18-2019 - KS)

Dalton Lax v. Corizon Medical Staff; Shawnee County Jail
Mr. Dalton Lax is currently housed at the El Dorado Correctional Facility in El Dorado, Kansas, but the events giving rise to this suit occurred during his confinement at the Shawnee County Jail in Topeka, Kansas. Mr. Lax filed a complaint und...
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( 03-16-2019 - KS)

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