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Asking for a Change of Judge before Trial

July 20th, 2017

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When in a Missouri associate circuit court, Missouri Statute 517.061 allows a party to request a change of judge as long as the request is made five (5) days or more before the date of the trial.

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A Judge’s Wife on the Jury Does not Ruin the Trial

September 29th, 2016

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In a recent Missouri case, the judge who was handling the trial had his wife on the jury.  When the attorneys did not remove the judge’s wife from the jury, the judge’s wife was allowed to remain acting as a juror.  Missouri law states that a judge is not required to remove their spouse from a jury in their own court.

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No Last Minute Change

February 3rd, 2015

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If your criminal trial is fast approaching, then your request for a change of attorney will likely be denied. Missouri has stated that only a total breakdown in communication with your attorney allows you to change attorneys on the eve of trial. If you are looking for an attorney, contact us at 816-524-4949.