Practice Areas

Felony Criminal Defense

If you have been accused of a felony, your criminal charge has been “enhanced” to a felony, or you are under investigation by any police or federal agency, it is important to take immediate steps to protect your rights and your future. A lawyer who is experienced and has a proven track record in effectively, [..]

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DUI/DWI/OUI

If you have been charged with driving under the influence, then you already know that time is of the essence for protecting your rights and answering important questions about your driving privileges and upcoming court dates. In most cases, you must act quickly, sometimes within a matter of days, to protect your driving privileges and [..]

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Juvenile Criminal Defense

Parents and their children often believe, mistakenly, that juveniles cannot be charged with crimes or that such charges are not public record. However, Erker Law Firm attorneys regularly represent juveniles in courts throughout the Kansas City Metropolitan area with an emphasis on juvenile criminal defense in Johnson County, Kansas. Contrary to public perception, juvenile charges [..]

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Drug Crimes

Attorney Thomas J. Erker and his son, attorney J. Ryan Erker, are lawyers whose legal practice centers on representing clients accused of serious crimes, including adults and juveniles facing drug charges for possession and/or sale of all narcotics, including marijuana, methamphetamine, cocaine, oxycodone, and prescription medication. This firm has over 30 years combined experience providing [..]

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Sex Crimes/Internet Solicitation

When you are facing a sex crime charge or under investigation for sexual assault, Internet solicitation or any other sexual allegation, the initial investigation can go a long way toward determining how your case is ultimately resolved — or if you will even be charged at all.  The most important step is the first phone [..]

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White Collar Crimes

When you are facing charges or being investigated as a suspect in a white collar crime, having an attorney who is committed to tracking the case’s paper, financial and Internet trails can make a significant difference in the outcome of your case. At the Erker Law Firm, in Olathe, Kansas, we thoroughly investigate every piece [..]

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Traffic Violations

Waiving your rights to defend yourself against serious traffic violations, such as driving without a license or insurance, speeding or DUI, can have serious consequences in many areas of your life. Penalties for speeding, hit and run, leaving the scene of an accident or driving without insurance can result in a loss of your privilege [..]

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Municipal Violations Defense

The municipal court legal system is confusing and intimidating to most people. Often, those who are facing municipal violations are uncertain of their rights and may be ignorant of the ramifications of just pleading guilty and paying a fine. At the Erker Law Firm, we are lawyers who are experienced in representing clients’ rights and [..]

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Divorce/Family Law

The prospect of divorce or any family dispute in the legal system is stressful worrisome.  Whether you are facing the tough decision of seeking a divorce, are forced to respond to an unanticipated divorce filed against your, find yourself in the midst of a paternity action, or have parenting issues to address, the Erker Law [..]

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Jurisdictions

The Erker Law Firm, P.A. practices throughout northeast Kansas, with an emphasis in Johnson County, Douglas County, Miami County, Wyandotte County and Linn County. The directory below provides contact information and map assistance for many of the jurisdictions where Erker Law Firm, P.A. lawyers practice criminal defense, DUI/DWI/OUI defense, juvenile defense, domestic litigation, and sex [..]

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Will Planning

Preparing a will ensures that your wishes for the disbursement of your property will be properly expressed and carried out upon your passing.  Drafting a will, you speak for yourself in determining the manner in which your property and intentions are carried out, rather than relying on statutes and courts that have no connection to [..]

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Trust Planning

Trust planning can be an important element of your estate plan under the right circumstances and with careful thought about your needs and wishes.  We can work with you to combine a trust with a will or create one to act independently.  Not everyone needs a trust, but we’ll work to determine if a trust [..]

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Estate Planning

Estate planning is for the benefit of your loved ones and your state of mind. Without a good estate plan, your property is distributed after death according to Kansas statutes rather than your preferences. This can leave your family with financial shortcomings or your assets vulnerable to creditors. Erker Law Firm creates estate plans that [..]

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