Legal Question in DUI Law in Kansas

i have been sentenced to 2 days in jail and 58 days house arrest for a dui case in johnson county kansas. 1st time offense for alcohol related crime. i have to pay over $1,000 in court and house arrest fines. My court appointed attorney isn't doing anything to help me and i have talked to him about 5 minutes total during this whole case. i was parked at a gas station then drank an alcoholic beverage and blew .8 they said it was under a certain amount to where it would bt considered a DWI but that it was over a certain amount to where it would be called a DUI.. even though i wasn't drinking while driving. i did have an open container in the vehicle.. is there any way to appeal this verdict? is there any chance that i could enter a different plea .. a plea of not guilty and try to get it reduced? i dont have the money to pay any of these fines. please help me. thank you

Asked on 9/11/12, 3:18 pm

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Anthony Smith LawSmith
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If you did not agree to the plea, you can possibly get your conviction set aside through with the appellate an appeal. Unfortunately, you have a very short time in which to appeal. And, if you cannot pay these fines, you probably can't afford to hire an attorney to help with the appellate process.

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Answered on 9/11/12, 4:21 pm

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