Sedgwick County health officer signs new health order after bars break curfew

WICHITA – After area bars broke curfew, Sedgwick County’s Local Health Officer Dr. Garold Minns signed a new emergency public health order that “takes some of the ambiguity out of the enforcement provisions,” attorney Dan Monnat tells KSNW TV. “Compliance is mandatory and failure to comply may now be enforced by criminal charges and such regulatory or licensing penalties….”

What businesses can legally do if customers refuse to wear a mask

Under local mandates, businesses must require masks for employees and customers who can’t maintain social distancing…but what can business owners legally do with customers who refuse to wear a face-covering? Dan Monnat tells KAKE TV, “When the person refuses to wear a mask, they’re refusing to obey the law. The business owner is within his or her rights to order them to leave. If they refuse to leave and thereby interfere with the business, they may have committed the crime of criminal trespass or interference with the lawful conduct of business….”

All Six Attorneys at Monnat & Spurrier Honored by Best Lawyers in America 2021

WICHITA – Monnat & Spurrier, Chartered, is proud to announce that all six of the firm’s attorneys have been honored by Best Lawyers in America® 2021. “Selection to Best Lawyers in America is based on a survey of attorneys across the region,” said Dan Monnat. “The process is designed to elicit substantive evaluations of each attorney, evaluated by peers who are in the best position to evaluate the professional conduct and capabilities of their colleagues. While we may be adversaries in the courtroom, it is a singular honor to know that our fellow members of the bar hold each member of our firm in such high esteem….”

Dan Monnat Named to International Who’s Who Legal: Business Crime Defense 2020

Who’s Who Legal: Business Crime Defense 2020 has named Dan Monnat, of Monnat & Spurrier, Chartered, one of the world’s leading business crime defense attorneys. Earlier this year, Monnat also was named as a leading attorney on the Who’s Who Legal: Government Investigations list. The London-based Who’s Who Legal selects its lists based on attorneys who have significant experience in investigations, enforcement proceedings and related civil litigation, and regulatory compliance.

Police: Burglary call ends with two teens shot

Police said a Wichita man shot two people outside his home around 2 am Monday. He apparently heard the two talking about targeting his home. When they pulled into his driveway, he yelled at them before firing. Attorney Dan Monnat tells KAKE TV, “A person is presumed to have justification for using deadly force whenever it’s used to prevent or terminate an aggressor’s unlawful entry into a home. Now, if they’re in the driveway, is that what the law considers a dwelling? Every case depends upon its specific facts….”

Dan Monnat Ranked by Chambers USA 2020 Among Kansas’ Top Litigators in White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations

WICHITA – Chambers USA 2020 has ranked Dan Monnat among the top Kansas litigators practicing in the White-Collar Crime and Government Investigations sector. Based on its annual survey of law firm clients and peer lawyers, Chambers USA notes that Monnat often works on healthcare and financial investigations, calling him “a widely venerated litigator, respected in the market for his expert representation in trial and appellate white-collar criminal proceedings.”

Dan Monnat Named to Who’s Who Legal: Investigations 2020

WICHITA, Kan. – For the fourth consecutive year, Who’s Who Legal has named Dan Monnat, of Monnat & Spurrier, Chartered, one of the world’s leading practitioners in the Investigations sector. Who’s Who Legal collaborates annually with Global Investigations Review to identify the world’s leading lawyers, forensic accountants and digital forensics experts who assist companies and individuals….