Monthly Archives: July 2014

Fighting Summary Judgment

If you have been sued and are facing a motion for summary judgment, do not fear. You can beat the motion for summary judgment by showing that there is a genuine issue between you and the person suing you. If … Continue reading

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Be Careful when Dealing with Legal Aid

The Missouri Attorney General has filed a lawsuit against a Florida company for misleading Missouri consumers by claiming it was affiliated with legal aid offices. This company was called The Legal Aid Society. If you have given any money to … Continue reading

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Child Support and Adoption Subsidies

In February 2014, a Johnson County Kansas court has ruled that money received from an adoption subsidy cannot be considered when determining how much the party should pay or receive for child support. The court said that adoption subsidies are … Continue reading

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When Discovery Can Start

Missouri has said that discovery on a defendant cannot be served until the defendant either enters their appearance or receives service of process. If discovery is served before that time, then no response is required. To learn more, check out … Continue reading

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IRS gives bonuses to their employees who didn’t pay their taxes

In April of 2014, the IRS announced that it gave out almost $1.1 million in cash bonuses over a two year period to their employees who did not pay or underreported their taxes. In addition, the IRS gave out $2.8 … Continue reading

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No Guns for Criminals

Missouri has said that a person can be disqualified from obtaining a concealed carry permit for anyone who has been convicted of any felony or a misdemeanor involving weapons. So be good out there if you want to obtain or … Continue reading

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Don’t Shoot Those Cars

  A Missouri Court of Appeals case has said that shooting at a motor vehicle is against the law. But you should already know this. If you’re interested in finding out why Deandre shot at a car, check out this … Continue reading

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Don’t Do Drugs…And Admit It

  Missouri can charge you with driving while intoxicated if you are driving erratically, have slurred speech, and admit to have taken drugs. These three things give an officer probable cause to write you up a ticket for driving while … Continue reading

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Changing Venue (Courts)

Once you are served with a summons, you have sixty days to file a motion to change venue in Missouri if you want to change where the court is held. If you have been sued, you can contact our office … Continue reading

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Sex Offenders in Public Parks

Missouri has held that the state can have a law prohibiting sex offenders from loitering in a public park. Because it is a criminal law, it cannot be found unconstitutional under the Missouri constitution. If you have been charged with … Continue reading

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