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Increased Penalties for Armed Criminal Action in Missouri

June 22, 2021

Recently, during a special legislative session, the Missouri state legislature expanded the punishment for armed criminal action.  Individuals committing any felony while using a weapon can be charged with armed criminal action in Missouri (in addition to their original charge). If convicted, you must serve your prison sentences consecutively.  Why does that matter?  If you’re […]

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How A Drug Overdose Death Can Lead to Murder Charges in Missouri

June 15, 2021

Opioid-related deaths have jumped by more than 30% in the last year. Fortunately, Missouri offers a few programs for addicts to rehabilitate themselves (while potentially avoiding jail time).  On the other hand, individuals caught selling drugs in Missouri face some of the harshest penalties in the nation. That’s particularly true if the drugs you distribute […]

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Everything You Need to Know – Missouri Discovery Rules for Criminal Cases

June 8, 2021

Are you facing criminal charges in Missouri? If so, understanding the Missouri discovery rules for criminal cases is essential to the success of your case.  Our Cole County criminal defense attorneys are here to help you understand Missouri discovery rules and how they apply to your case.  Failure to understand your rights and responsibilities during […]

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