If you’re one of the more than 100,000 Kansas residents whose driver’s license is suspended, a workshop on Sat., Aug 14, 11 a.m. – 2p.m. at Urban Prep Academy, 2821 E. 24th St. N., Wichita, should be worth your time to attend.In addition to information about policies laws surrounding driver’s license suspensions in Kansas, you’ll also be able to get specific information on the status of your license.
With a panel of experts on hand,you should be able to get your questions answered, without a long wait on hold or paying a big legal fee. In addition, the “Driver’s License Suspension Law Workshop: How it Impacts You,” will have local attorneys available at no cost.
Sponsored by the Racial Profiling Citizens Advisory Board, the planners have pulled together experts in every aspect of driver’s license suspensions. Starting with your interaction with the law, On hand to answer how both theWichita Police Department and the Sedgwick County Sheriff’s Office will “work with you” will be Wichita Police Chief Gordon Ramsay and Sedgwick County Sheriff Jeff Easter.
KS Sen. Oletha Faust Goudeau will be on hand to discuss state laws on driver’s license suspensions and SB100, a new law that went into effect this spring. SB100 reduces some of the fines and fees for getting your license back. The bill also allows you to apply for a hardship that can get a portion of the fees you owe waived.
If you get a ticket in Wichita, you have to deal with Municipal Courts. Make the wrong move and your driver’s license is suspended. However, the courts have a lot of programs that can help you with your fines, like payment plans and options for community services. Nathan Emmorey, Clerk of the Courts will be an expert presenter at the workshop., with lots of helpful information to share.
A representative from the State Department of Revenue will also be on hand. There’s no way around them, if you want to get your license back. They’ll be on hand to answer your questions.
Due to COVID-19, seating is limited, social distancing will be enforced and masks are required.