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Is a DUI Considered a Felony in Missouri?

May 17, 2024

If a police officer pulls you over while you’re operating a motor vehicle in an intoxicated or drugged condition, you’ll likely face a DWI offense. Per Missouri law, lesser criminal offenses can result in community service, having to complete a DWI court program, or short stints in county jail. Being convicted of a felony DWI […]

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What Happens When You Press Charges on Someone for Assault?

April 16, 2024

Missouri law states that someone has assaulted another when they commit an illegal attempt to cause a serious physical injury to another person. If this happened to you, a crime may have occurred.  However, if you want to press charges on someone for assault,  it is essential to understand the legal process in Missouri. First, […]

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Can You Be Charged With Murder in Missouri For Killing Someone in Self-Defense?

Missouri law states that it is legal to defend yourself and kill someone in self-defense if you ‘reasonably believe’ that deadly force is necessary to protect yourself or another from death, serious physical injury, or a forcible felony. This is self-defense. However, self-defense cases can be tricky to prove and it is on the defendant […]

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