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.
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.
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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