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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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What to Expect From Divorce Mediation in Missouri

February 13, 2021

Close to two percent of Missouri’s married population gets divorced every year. That equates to roughly 40 to 50 thousand divorces annually. While some couples separate amicably, others have disputes that they are unable to resolve on their own.  If you and your spouse can’t come to an agreement on the terms of your divorce, […]

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