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What is wire fraud?

Fraud is a term that refers to deception with the intended result being personal or financial gain. Fraud can include false statements or misrepresentations to gain something of value.  Both criminal and civil laws cover fraud, but only government prosecutors can file...

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What do Missouri’s DWI laws include?

Can authorities arrest you on DWI charges for operating your lawnmower while under the influence? What about if you are riding a bicycle or driving a horse and buggy? The law in Missouri states that operating a vehicle while intoxicated is grounds for a DWI arrest....

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Types of murder charges in Missouri

If you are currently facing a murder charge, you are probably fearful about your future. Will you be able to defend yourself in court successfully? What are the penalties for this type of crime?  In Missouri, laws distinguish between first-degree and second-degree...

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Possible penalties for Missouri DWI

When facing a DWI charge in Missouri, drivers should understand the penalties they could receive for a conviction. Even a first offense carries a mandatory minimum jail sentence.  Learn more about the administrative and criminal penalties for a Missouri DWI and...

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