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What Are Federal Wire Fraud Crimes?

April 20, 2021

Federal wire fraud crimes in Jefferson City are taken very seriously. Wire fraud is committed when a person voluntarily and intentionally defrauds or attempts to defraud someone while using an interstate communication device (like a cell phone) to further their scheme.  If you’ve been charged with federal wire fraud crimes, it’s in your best interest […]

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What’s The Difference Between Statutory Rape & Statutory Sodomy in MO?

April 13, 2021

Statutory rape and statutory sodomy charges are taken very seriously in Missouri. So much so that a conviction could lead to life imprisonment. While statutory rape and statutory sodomy carry similar penalties in Missouri, the charges are different.  Statutory rape refers to having or attempting to have sexual intercourse with a minor under a certain […]

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Self Defense in Missouri

April 8, 2021

The use of force (including deadly force) against another person is typically a crime. However, there are certain permissible acts of self defense in Missouri. They make it legal to defend yourself if it’s necessary and reasonable.  According to the CDC, there are more than 2 million acts of “defensive handgun use” annually in the […]

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