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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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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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Who Brings Charges?

A conversation brought to light some confusion surrounding criminal charges. Often times the question is asked, “Would you like to press charges?” This question, while insightful, is not determinative as to whether charges are brought. What the...

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Mom v. Dad: Who will be awarded custody?

There is a common misconception that mom’s are the preferred parent when it comes to awarding custody. In Missouri, the court determines custody in accordance with the best interests of the child by looking at a number of factors, including but...

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Five Reasons You Should Have an Estate Plan

Often times discussing a person’s estate can be difficult. Whether it is because of a busy life or a sad feeling that overcomes one when discussing death, it can be challenging to take the steps to initiate a plan. An estate plan is more than...

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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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