Clarke Law Office
A Kansas Criminal Defense Law Firm
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Major crimes such as drug and firearm offense are prosecuted in federal courts.
Felony and misdemeanor crimes are prosecuted in district courts.
Traffic infractions and minor crimes are prosecuted in municipal courts.
The office is located on the second floor of the UMB Bank Building (pictured above) at the intersection of Bob Billings Parkway (aka 15th Street) and Wakarusa Drive.
Michael R. Clarke
In a criminal trial, the burden of proof is on the government. Defendants do not have to prove their innocence. Instead, the government must provide evidence to convince the jury of the defendant’s guilt. The standard of proof in a criminal trial gives the prosecutor a much greater burden than the plaintiff in a civil trial. The defendant must be found guilty “beyond a reasonable doubt,” which means the evidence must be so strong that there is no reasonable doubt that the defendant committed the crime.
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Mailing Address: Clarke Law Office, 1441 Wakarusa Drive, Suite 200, Lawrence, KS 66049