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How Do Bail Bonds Work In Missouri?

December 21, 2021

Most individuals charged with a crime have the opportunity to post bail. Bail is a type of insurance between a defendant and the courts. It is an agreement stipulating the defendant must be present at hearings and trials, or forfeit their money.  Generally, judges set bail according to the crimes being charged, criminal history, employment […]

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Understanding Delivery and Distribution Charges in Missouri

December 14, 2021

The delivery of a controlled substance in Missouri can lead to serious consequences, potentially extensive prison time and hefty fines.  If you’re facing charges for delivery of a controlled substance, it’s in your best interest to consult with a proven Missouri criminal defense lawyer as soon as possible.  Contact the Jefferson City criminal defense team […]

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Second Degree Rape Charges in Missouri

December 7, 2021

Rape is a serious offense regardless of the charge. However, the differences in penalties between first and second-degree rape in Missouri are stark.  Second-degree rape charges in Missouri can incur class D felony charges, mandatory prison time, and fines. First-degree rape penalties are much harsher – up to life imprisonment. If you’re facing rape charges […]

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