Shooting charges reduced. Unsupervised probation with no felony conviction.

A St. Louis man was charged with Assault 1st degree and Armed Criminal Action, after allegedly shooting at his neighbor. During our investigation, we were able to show that the neighbor had likely attacked his mother, that it was impossible for him to have actually shot at the neighbor and instead only fired a warning shot in the air. Our client pled to a...

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Missouri’s Abuse and Lose Law: What Every Parent Needs to Know

  Underage Alcohol offenses are harshly penalized under Missouri's Abuse and Lose law and can carry lasting consequences to youthful offenders. Missouri's abuse and lose statute can result in the suspension or revocation of driving privileges for drivers under the age of 21 who are found guilty of driving while intoxicated, possession of a controlled...

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Missouri’s Prior and Persistent Offender Law

Under Missouri law, prior felony convictions can be used to enhance your sentence under Prior, Persistent, and Dangerous offender Statute, RSMo Section  558.016. These sentencing enhancements harshly penalize those with a past criminal record.

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Assault 2nd Degree, Felony Leaving the Scene Reduced to Misdemeanor

Client was charged with Assault 2nd degree and Felony Leavin the Scene after allegedly intentionally hitting a golf cart and then hitting the occupant, who had tried to stop him from leaving. During our investigation we uncovered that the alleged victim had thrown beer bottles at our client's car, threatened his family with a gun, and assaulted passengers in...

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Felony Domestic Assault Reduced to Misdemeanor

A St. Louis County Man was charged Domestic Assault 2nd Degree after allegedly assaulting his wife during an altercation. Through plea negotiations we were able to persuade the prosecutor to ammend the felony to a misdemeanor.

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What is the Juvenile Justice System?

The juvenile justice system is a branch of criminal law specifically designed to handle cases involving juveniles, typically individuals under 18 years old. Unlike adult criminal court, the juvenile court focuses on rehabilitating young offenders rather than punishing them. The system aims to address juvenile delinquency by providing interventions that...

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What is Cross-Examination in Court?

Cross-examination is a stage in court proceedings, especially in criminal trials, where the defense attorney questions the prosecution witness to challenge their testimony and credibility. It follows the direct examination, where the opposing counsel presents their witness to give direct testimony supporting their case. During cross-examination, the...

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Expungement in Missouri: Clearing Your Criminal Record

Understanding Expungement in Missouri Expungement in Missouri is a legal process that allows individuals to remove certain criminal offenses from their public record, thereby offering a fresh start and an opportunity to move past a single mistake. Under Missouri law, expungement can encompass a range of offenses, from misdemeanors and DWI convictions to felony...

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Practice Areas

Assault Charges

Domestic Violence

Drug Charges

DWI Charges

Fraud Charges

Juvenile Offenses

Murder Charges

Probation Violations

Sex Offenses

Stealing Charges

Traffic Tickets

Weapons Offenses