Try just talking to the judge about it. I am sure they will explain your options. Also, if you don't like the sentence you receive, appeal it. Just go to the clerks office and note an appeal. Then hire a lawyer. If you can't afford a lawyer, search around for the best "deal" the courts offer.
Did you mention you were in Kansas? Also, the LP guy might not show up and the case might not go forward without him as a witness.
Let us know what happens.