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How Drunk is Too Drunk to Consent?

March 7, 2023

Sometimes a night of drinking leads to devastating actions and accusations. We’ve all heard a scenario like the following: Two party-goers pair up and have sex. The next day, one person accuses the other of rape. The alleged victim says they were too drunk to give consent. But were they? Sex crimes attorneys, like the […]

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How Serious Is A Child Endangerment Charge?

February 28, 2023

Crimes against children range from minor infractions, like carelessly jeopardizing a child’s welfare, to serious felonies. Regardless of the severity, child endangerment charges are always serious—many laws against child endangerment mandate prison time. Child endangerment is a crime defined as placing a child in danger of physical, mental, or emotional injury. This can include leaving […]

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Missouri Gun Laws Prohibit Using a Weapon in 12 Cases

February 21, 2023

Missouri has a reputation for its loose laws on owning and carrying a weapon, but the state does send people to prison for the unlawful use of a weapon. The Missouri Revised Statute for Unlawful Use of a Weapon, Mo. Rev. Stat.§ 571.030, includes 12 ways a gun cannot be used or carried. If gun […]

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