Punishment for open container in Kansas

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Country: United States of America
State: Kansas

What punishment will I get for an open container in Kansas, if I represent myself? Open container was the only charge.

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Try to keep this off your record eventually--jail time is probably not likely if your record is very clear now. But having that arrest and/or a conviction on your record will make job-hunting etc. more difficult. Often this could be negotiated down to some kind of court supervision, a small fine etc. etc.
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