An Overview of Power of Attorney + Two Other Documents Parents Should Understand Before Sending Their Child to College 

My oldest child will be going away to college this fall. She is 18 years old and although I still see her as the little girl bouncing on my knee, she’s legally an adult. As parents, it’s easy to forget that when our children turn 18, they magically become fully emancipated legal adults. Your 18-year-old …

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Truck Accident Statistics

Freight drivers deliver essential goods across the country, but the statistics surrounding crashes and deaths caused by truck accidents can be worrisome to the average commuter. In 2017, there were 4,445 deadly crashes involving a large truck or bus.  While circumstances can change – especially during the COVID-19 pandemic – analyzing truck accident statistics can …

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Whistleblower Protection Laws

The term “whistleblower” has been abuzz in recent months, but the concept is nothing new.  Below are common questions about whistleblower and qui tam laws and how the process extends beyond politics. What is a Whistleblower? The term “whistleblower” is used generally to describe anyone who is calling out a person or institution that they …

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The Paranormal Side of Real Estate Law

So, you’re thinking about buying that old Victorian mansion that sits high up on the hill past the squeaky gate? If the howling wind, cawing raven, and banging shutters don’t make you think twice, you should at least educate yourself on exactly what the seller is required to disclose to you about the house.    …

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Missouri Protesting Laws: Understanding Your Rights & Limitations

Recent events, such as the Black Lives Matter and the George Floyd protests, seem to indicate that there has been a cultural reawakening throughout the United States to exert our First Amendment rights and participate in various forms of public discourse. Standing up for your rights can be scary and difficult, but it is the …

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2019 Missouri Driver’s License Laws: What Every Teen and Parent Needs to Know

To eliminate the headache from getting your teen properly licensed, here's an easy-to-follow guide outlining Missouri Driver's License Laws.

  Missouri is one of many states that has implemented a graduated driver’s licensing (GDL) program, which outlines a process of steps teens need to complete and rules that must be followed receive full driving privileges.  On its face, this program might make getting a license seem intimidating or a hassle, but it is designed …

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Gonzalo Fernandez Discusses Eric Greitens’ Indictment & Privacy Laws in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch

On Thursday, February 22, Missouri Governor Eric Greitens was indicted for felony invasion of privacy after allegedly taking and transmitting a semi-nude photo of his mistress. The current state laws regarding invasion of privacy are confusing: What exactly is privacy, and how can these laws be interpreted in the 21st century? Read Gonzalo Fernandez’s interview with the St. Louis …

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