Southern Border, State of Emergency

By | 2019-03-05T20:34:36+00:00 March 5th, 2019|Legal News|

President Trump recently declared a "state of emergency" regarding the high volume of immigrants flooding in from our southern border. There are currently another 40,000 immigrants in custody for various criminal offenses. So this sparks the discussion of if we should open our border and let immigrants come in, or should we build a wall? [...]

Red Flag Gun Laws

By | 2019-01-02T22:34:13+00:00 January 2nd, 2019|Legal News|

Definition: The “Red flag gun law” is a gun violence law that permits police and family members to petition a state court to order the temporary removal of firearms of a person who may present a danger to others or themselves. Introduction In March 2018, Senate Bill 1101 was a proposed Missouri Red Flag Law [...]

A Growing Interest: Missouri Approves Medical Marijuana

By | 2018-11-28T22:05:57+00:00 November 28th, 2018|Legal News|

Missourians approved medical marijuana Amendment 2 by a 65 percent vote earlier this month, and we now look forward to many months of studies by the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services and the rise of cannabis dispensaries to a total of 192 by the year 2020. In terms of recreational use, nine states [...]

News with Missouri State Law regarding Expungement

By | 2017-11-06T01:42:15+00:00 February 26th, 2013|Legal News|

Many of our clients were convicted of crimes years ago, and to this day, the consequences follow them. Sometimes this comes in the form of a denied job, other times it is simply a rain cloud of guilt that appears when they have to share a past offense for legal purposes. We understand that mistakes happen.  [...]