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domestic violence

What you Should know about Domestic Violence

Getting along with people is not always easy. This is especially true for people who live together. People who live together have to deal with each other’s different personalities, attitudes, opinions and behaviors. Naturally people who live together will occasionally have disagreements and even arguments. Sometimes, however, these arguments become very heated and emotionally charged. […]

drug crimes

Top Drug Crimes in Missouri

The geographical positioning that Missouri enjoys can be an asset in some respects and a disadvantage in others. One of the disadvantages of being located in the heartland of the United States is the fact that it makes Missouri an optimum point of distribution for organized criminal drug dealers who want access to many areas […]


1st, 2nd and 3rd degree murder, what are the differences?

A murder charge is arguably the most serious crime that anyone can commit and thus be charged with. However, if you have been charged with murder, it is important to contact a Kansas City criminal defense lawyer right away. An experienced lawyer will be able to see what your options are and ensure the best […]


How to get your Driving privileges back after a DUI

If you are currently dealing with a DUI or you have lost your driving privileges because of a DUI you have gotten in the past, you likely know that this can be a very stressful situation. You may be worried about what this will do to your driving record in the long run and you […]

search and seizure

What are the Search & Seizure Laws in Missouri?

It is understandable that most people would react with a mixture of confusion and apprehension when confronted by a police officer. Without a KC Missouri Defense Attorney, not knowing all the details of the situation can make it difficult to determine the best way to respond to requests to search your person, your vehicle or […]


What are Saturation Patrols in Kansas City, MO?

What are Saturation Patrols in Kansas City, MO? Missouri, like every other state has problems with people driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs. Sometimes, the problems seem overwhelming to police agencies and they take extremely active measures to deal with the problem. Unfortunately, however, sometimes the actions taken by law enforcement agencies push […]

car search

Can my car be searched if I get pulled over?

Can my car be searched if I get pulled over? Most people believe, with some justification, they are required to follow the directions of a police officer. While in certain circumstances this is true, a police officer cannot legally order you to surrender your rights. When it comes to traffic stops and other situations where […]

police search

Police Search: What are Your Rights?

Police Search: What are Your Rights? Illegal searches happen more often than many people realize. Victims of illegal searches often also feel it is futile to claim illegal arrest protocol or unlawful search because they assume the prosecutor will request evidence suppression that is routinely granted by the presiding judge. That assumption is not necessarily […]

Drinking and Driving

Drinking and Driving: What are the Consequences

Drinking and driving just is not worth it. Not only are you risking other people’s lives, but you are also risking your own life. There are also legal consequences that you can face from drinking and driving. License Suspension You will likely get your license suspended if you are caught driving under the influence. The […]