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Can a former employer file charges against me if the company no longer exsists and is not in good standing with state if KS

Olathe, KS |

filed filed computer crime charges. company is no longer in business, nor qualifies for good standing in the state of kansas

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If your employer is suing you for money, good corporate standing is generally required. You need to double-check with a lawyer in KS.

Anyone can file criminal charges, so get in touch with a criminal defense attorney.

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I think this belongs with Civil cases.


If you are talking about criminal charges the dissolution of the company will not prevent a conviction. The state files criminal charges, not the victim. The state can proceed with criminal charges and call the former employer as a witness against you. You need the assistance of an experienced criminal defense attorney if you are charged with a crime.

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