Aramjoo Law Firm

Amend or Not Amend?

We receive a number of traffic ticket amendment requests. The question has been asked what the benefit to amending a traffic ticket is. The answer is really two fold. First, Missouri utilizes a point system that keeps track of what offenses have...

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Jury Service

A family member received a letter in the mail recently that requested her presence for jury service. While she had previously been through the process, many have not and that letter requiring your presence can cause a bit of confusion of what is to...

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Custody v. Guardianship

There are two types of court actions involving the care of a minor child – a custody action and a guardianship action. Custody involves the care of a minor child by the parents and is handled in Family Court. There are two types of custody –...

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Common-Law Marriages

MYTH: If you live with your significant other for a certain amount of years, you are considered married through common-law marriage. FACT: Missouri does not recognize common-law marriages. Missouri Statute 451.040 says that “[c]ommon-law...

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