If you’re facing criminal charges, you’re likely feeling nervous about the penalties you may be facing. Perhaps the most frightening prospect is the possibility of jail time. However, in some cases, there may be alternatives to incarceration depending on your charges.
Like many motorists, you may forget that driving is a privilege, not a right. Yet, one wrong move – or a series of them – could lead to the suspension of your license. You might think the threshold for suspension is high. But it can happen after all sorts of offenses, whether related or unrelated to driving.
The vast majority of parents in Missouri and across the country are dedicated to ensuring the safety of their children. For some parents with guns in the household, this includes providing lessons about gun safety.
When a person’s life is at risk, he or she often responds in a way that is instinctual. The purpose of the response is to protect oneself. Unfortunately, a teenager in Missouri is now charged with murder even though evidence surrounding the case indicates that he may have been acting out of fear for his own safety.
Heroin is illegal in all states, but the consequences of being found in the possession of this drug differs from state to state. If you or a loved one have already been accused of heroin possession, it is important that you understand where the law stands in your state and what punishments you may receive.