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Additional Information

Financial Abuse Specialist Team (F.A.S.T.)

In 2008 the District Attorney’s Office in Sedgwick County created the Financial Abuse Specialist Team (FAST).  This is a specialized fraud unit, working with concerned members of the community, to address the growing problem of financial abuse of the elderly. 

Involuntary Commitment

A medical provider or COMCARE may file a petition in the District Court alleging a patient is in need of care and treatment due to a mental illness.  The involuntary commitment process is a civil action and is not a criminal action.

Lotteries and Casino Nights

The conduct of any game of chance in which a prize may be awarded is governed by Kansas law and there are no exceptions - not even for charitable or not-for-profit organizations.  Read more to understand the laws of the state of Kansas.

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