If you’ve been charged with a crime in Missouri, you may be wondering how bail works in Missouri and about the requirements for bail. If you or a loved one has been charged with a crime, call me at Howard L. Lotven, P.C. in Kansas City, Missouri.
First, it’s important to understand that Missouri falls into the categories of “permitless carry,” “open carry” and “concealed carry” when it comes to legal possession of firearms. Permitless means that an individual does not have to obtain a concealed carry permit (CCP) to have a firearm on their person, either openly or concealed.
Being charged with domestic assault can have several long-lasting negative effects on your life. If you’re convicted of a domestic assault, you could go to prison, lose your job, or have a difficult time finding work in the future.
Tens of thousands of domestic violence reports are made in Missouri every year, and many of these cases are much more complicated than the account in the police report.
My legal practice—Howard L. Lotven, P.C.—handles criminal defense cases for Missouri residents, including those in Independence, Rock Port, and Lexington. Please call or contact me online for a free consultation. My office is in downtown Kansas City.
Knowledge of your legal rights is power, especially when you are arrested and face criminal charges. At Howard L. Lotven, P.C. in Kansas City, I represent individuals charged with Missouri misdemeanor and felony crimes.
Fatherhood is an important aspect of many people’s lives. When parents hope to provide positive life experiences for their children, this often means developing a healthy child-parent relationship and providing access to a quality education and health care. But not having custody or visitation rights can make this quite difficult for fathers to do.
Missouri courts take any drunk driving charge very seriously, but people facing these charges after a conviction have more pressing concerns. Will you be punished more severely for driving while intoxicated (DWI)?
One of the most challenging parts of divorce is figuring out how to divide all your assets with your spouse. Property division laws vary for each state, but each one requires you and your spouse to split your assets during a divorce.
When parents divorce or unmarried individuals have a child together, both parents remain responsible for supporting the child financially. Applying for child support through the Missouri Department of Social Services allows the custodial parent to establish paternity if necessary, locate the other parent and request a court order for financial support.