Featured Cases

Though we cannot guarantee the outcome in a particular case, the following cases show outcomes obtained by attorneys at Erickson Scherff, LLC:

Win - Felony DUI
 Dismissed after defendant filed a Motion to Dismiss ...
Burglary, Felony Theft, and Criminal Damage to Property
Not guilty verdict at jury trial in April 2013 ...
Won A Drug Forfeiture Case Against The Kansas Department of Revenue
all property returned to the client and the $97,000 drug tax assessment dismissed - June 2012 ...
New KS Juvenile Case
In February 2010, a 17-year old juvenile was charged "with acts that would have constituted one count of felony burglary and two counts of misdem...
Man Found Not Guilty At Rape Trial
A Wyandotte County jury finds client not guilty of rape.  Client was facing more than 50 years in prison....
Case 10- School Expulsion Hearing
Won and client not suspended from school....
Case 9- Manufacturing Methamphetamine
Mandatory 15-year minimum sentence, client awarded probation. -Johnson County...
Case 8- Driving While Intoxicated
Dismissed at Motion to Suppress -Olathe City Court...
Case 7- Juvenile Drive by Shooting
Avoided waiver to adult court in evidentiary hearing and respondent awarded probation. -Wyandotte County...
Case 6- Aggravated Assault With A Firearm
Presumptive prison but reduced to misdemeanor and client granted probation -Johnson County...
Case 5- Possession With Intent to Distribute Cocaine
Not Guilty Verdict at Jury Trial trial. -Federal Court, Kansas City, Kansas...
Case 4- Quadruple Murder
Capital case dismissed the morning of jury trial. -Wyandotte County...
Case 3- Weapon Charge
Dismissed after defense filed Motion to Suppress Confession and Motion to Suppress Search. -Johnson County ...
Case 2- Aggravated Assault on a Law Officer
Not guilty verdict at jury trial. -Johnson County ...
Case 1- First Degree Murder
Mandatory 25-year sentence reduced to aggravated robbery with a 5-year sentence - Wyandotte County ...

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Serious Offenses

Dionne and Lindsey's criminal defense law practice includes representing individuals who have been charged with a variety of different serious offenses including capital murder, first-degree murder, reckless or intentional second-degree murder, voluntary manslaughter, involuntary manslaughter, vehicular homicide, aggravated assault, arson, aggravated battery and domestic battery, kidnapping, robbery, firearm and weapon violations, assault or battery on a law enforcement officer, criminal street-gang violations, criminal threat, stalking, bank robbery, "road rage", car jacking, escape, failure to appear charges, aiding a felon, false statement or perjury, obstruction, detainers and expungements of some of these offenses, criminal solicitation, conspiracy, and attempt allegations.
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Sex Offenses

Dionne and Lindsey's criminal defense law practice includes representing individuals who have been charged with a variety of different sex offenses including rape, criminal sodomy, aggravated indecent liberties, prostitution, solicitation, sexual exploitation of a child, sexually violent predator commitments, incest, lewd fondling, sexual battery, violations of the Kansas Offender Registration Act, bigamy, pornography, trafficking, detainers and expungements of some of these offenses, criminal solicitation, conspiracy, and attempt allegations
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Drug Offenses

Dionne and Lindsey's criminal defense law practice includes representing individuals who have been charged with a variety of different drug/narcotic offenses including possession, distribution, marketing, sales, manufacturing, paraphernalia, possession of prescription drugs, drug tax stamp violations, seizure and forfeiture proceedings, firearm or weapon violations, motions to suppress for Fourth Amendment search and seizure violations, civil seizure and forfeiture hearings, detainers and expungements of some of these offenses, criminal solicitation, conspiracy, and attempt allegations.
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Domestic Cases

Dionne and Lindsey's criminal defense law practice includes representing individuals who have been charged with a variety of different domestic offenses including rape, criminal sodomy, aggravated indecent liberties, sexual exploitation of a child, incest, lewd fondling, sexual battery, bigamy, capital murder, first-degree murder, reckless or intentional second-degree murder, voluntary manslaughter, involuntary manslaughter, aggravated assault, arson, aggravated battery and domestic battery, kidnapping, criminal threat, stalking, defenses involving battered woman's syndrome, child endangerment, abandonment, abuse, contributing to a child's misconduct, and child non-support, Protection from Abuse hearings, Protection from Stalking hearings, SRS hearings, detainers and expungements of some of these offenses, criminal solicitation, conspiracy, and attempt allegations.
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Property Crimes

Dionne and Lindsey's criminal defense law practice includes representing individuals who have been charged with a variety of different property offenses including residential and auto burglary, theft, embezzlement, computer crime, criminal deprivation of property, criminal damage to property, trespass, forgery, fraud, and violation of the check laws or worthless check allegations, white collar crime, bank fraud, health care fraud, tax fraud, mail fraud, prescription fraud, wire fraud, ERISA fraud and wire tap disclosure, bribery, counterfeiting, and interstate transportation of stolen property, RICO, detainers and expungements of some of these offenses, criminal solicitation, conspiracy, and attempt allegations.
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DUI/DWI/ Drunk Driving and Other Traffic Related Offenses

Dionne and Lindsey's criminal defense law practice includes representing individuals who have been charged with a variety of different traffic offenses including DUI/DWI/Driving Under the Influence/Driving While Intoxicated/Drunk Driving and other traffic misdemeanors and infractions including Habitual Violator allegations and MIPs, administrative hearings including Driver's License Suspension hearings, detainers and expungements of some of these offenses, criminal solicitation, conspiracy, and attempt allegations.
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Expungements

Dionne and Lindsey's criminal defense law practice includes representing individuals who are requesting that their criminal records be expunged. We file the petitions for expungement and present oral arguments in the District Court.
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Civil Proceedings Related to Criminal Defense

Dionne and Lindsey's criminal defense law practice includes representing individuals in civil proceedings that are closely linked to criminal defense actions. These proceedings include seizures and forfeitures, School Board expulsion hearings, Protection from Abuse hearings, Protection from Stalking hearings, and administrative hearings including Driver's License Suspension hearings, SRS hearings, and Kansas Board of Healing Arts hearings.
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Appellate

Dionne and Lindsey's criminal defense law practice includes representing individuals on appeal. We brief and argue appeals in the Kansas and Missouri State Courts of Appeals, Kansas and Missouri Supreme Courts, Tenth Circuit and Eighth Circuit Courts of Appeals, and the United States Supreme Court. We also file Habeas Corpus briefs for ineffective assistance of counsel actions including §1507, §2254, and §2255 motions and appeals.
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Federal Allegations

Dionne and Lindsey's criminal defense law practice includes representing individuals who have been charged in federal court. Possible charges that clients may be facing include:

Sex offenses such as trafficking and pornography.

Drug/narcotic charges such as possession, distribution, marketing, sales, manufacturing, firearm violations, and motions to suppress for Fourth Amendment search and seizure violations.

Serious offenses including bank robbery and car jacking.

Allegations involving fraud including bank fraud, health care fraud, tax fraud, mail fraud, prescription fraud, wire fraud, ERISA fraud and wire tap disclosure, bribery, white collar crime, and counterfeiting.

Other cases such as interstate transportation of stolen property, perjury, RICO violations, and conspiracy.


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State Allegations

Dionne and Lindsey's criminal defense law practice includes representing individuals who have been charged in state court with person, non-person, and unclassified felonies and misdemeanors.  Possible charges that clients may be facing include:

Sex offenses such as rape, criminal sodomy, aggravated indecent liberties, prostitution, solicitation, sexual exploitation of a child, sexually violent predator commitments, incest, lewd fondling, sexual battery, violations of the Kansas Offender Registration Act, and bigamy.

Serious offenses such as capital murder, first-degree murder, reckless or intentional second-degree murder, voluntary manslaughter, involuntary manslaughter, vehicular homicide, aggravated assault, arson, aggravated battery and domestic battery, kidnapping, robbery, firearm and weapon violations, assault or battery on a law enforcement officer, criminal street-gang violations, criminal threat, stalking, and "road rage" allegations.

Drug/narcotic offenses such as possession, distribution, marketing, sales, manufacturing, paraphernalia, possession of prescription drugs, drug tax stamp violations, seizure and forfeiture proceedings, and motions to suppress for Fourth Amendment search and seizure violations.

Domestic cases including battery and defenses involving battered woman’s syndrome, criminal threat, and violations of protection orders.

Cases involving children such as child endangerment, abandonment, abuse, contributing to a child’s misconduct, and child non-support.

Property cases such as residential and auto burglary, theft, embezzlement, computer crime, criminal deprivation of property, criminal damage to property, trespass, forgery, fraud, and violation of the check laws or worthless check allegations.

Traffic offenses such as DUI/DWI/Driving Under the Influence/Driving While Intoxicated/Drunk Driving, Driving While Suspended, and other traffic felonies and misdemeanors including Habitual Violator allegations.

Cases involving allegations against the state or court orders including failure to appear charges, escape, aiding a felon, false statement or perjury, and obstruction.

Cases involving requests for detainers and expungements.

Cases involving criminal solicitation, conspiracy, or attempt allegations.


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Juvenile Allegations

Dionne and Lindsey represent juveniles who have been charged with person, non-person, or unclassified felonies or misdemeanors. Possible charges that clients may be facing include: Sex offenses such as rape, criminal sodomy, aggravated indecent liberties, incest, lewd fondling, and sexual battery. Serious offenses such as first-degree murder, reckless or intentional second-degree murder, voluntary manslaughter, involuntary manslaughter, vehicular homicide, aggravated assault, arson, aggravated battery and domestic battery, kidnapping, robbery, firearm and weapon violations, assault or battery on a law enforcement officer, criminal street-gang violations, criminal threat, stalking, and “road rage” allegations. Drug/narcotic offenses such as possession, distribution, marketing, sales, manufacturing, paraphernalia, possession of prescription drugs, drug tax stamp violations, seizure and forfeiture proceedings, and motions to suppress for Fourth Amendment search and seizure violations. Domestic cases such as battery and defenses involving battered woman’s syndrome, criminal threat, and violations of protection orders. Property offenses such as residential and auto burglary, theft, embezzlement, computer crime, criminal deprivation of property, criminal damage to property, trespass, forgery, fraud, and violation of the check laws or worthless check allegations. Traffic offenses such as DUI/DWI/Driving Under the Influence/Driving While Intoxicated/Drunk Driving, Driving While Suspended, and other traffic felonies and misdemeanors including Habitual Violator allegations. Cases involving allegations against the state or court orders including failure to appear charges, escape, aiding a felon, false statement or perjury, and obstruction. Cases involving requests for detainers and expungements. Cases involving criminal solicitation, conspiracy, or attempt allegations.
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