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Automobile & Pedestrian Liability Issues

Differences Between Public Roads and Private Parking Lots The law related to collisions between automobiles and pedestrians on public roads is different than on private parking lots.  The standard of care Read More

OWNER LIABILITY FOR DOG BITES

Up to four different legal theories address how owners of dogs may be exposed to liability in the event the dog bites someone.  The rational of each is quite different. Under Read More

TRUSTEES USE OF DECLARATORY JUDGMENT TO OBTAIN JUDICIAL INSTRUCTIONS

Trustees are sometimes faced with difficult or impossible decisions during trust  administration. While Courts are historically reluctant to issue advisory opinions or instructions, there is a substantial body of law, Read More

HISTORY OF LIVESTOCK LAW IN MISSOURI

People who own livestock (sheep, cattle, horses, etc.) are often liable for damages caused should their stock escape their enclosure and cause damage or injury.  The cause of action under Read More

2017 CHANGES TO SUPREME COURT RULE 5.26

New Voluntary Trustee Designation Rules Trustee AppointmentTrustee DutiesApplicability of Voluntary Designation ProvisionsThe Model Rules for Attorneys, published by the American Bar Association, have been adopted in large part by the Missouri Read More

ASSETS AND PROPERTY OF A MISSOURI DECEDENT

There are a number of different, varying and sometimes complicated provisions of Missouri law that can affect what happens to assets and property after someone’s death.  For these reasons alone, Read More

AUTOMOBILE INSURANCE STACKING

Do I Get Coverage From All My Insurance Policies On All My Vehicles? Many people own more than one vehicle, and so have purchased more than one insurance policy.  By way Read More

AVOIDING PROBATE IN MISSOURI

How to Avoid Probate in Missouri One of the most important reasons to make an estate plan is to avoid the unnecessary expenditure of time and money in Probate Court.  You Read More

MISSOURI DRIVER’S LICENSE “POINTS” OVERVIEW

Missouri uses a “Point” system to determine whether to suspend or revoke the driving privileges of Missouri residents.  The “Point” system is set out in Section §302.302, RSMo.  Accumulation of Read More

AUTOMOBILE INSURANCE

Types Of Insurance For Personal Injury Cases Liability Insurance -- Section 303.025, RSMo. requires that the owner of a motor vehicle registered in this state (or required to be registered) must Read More

RESTORING DRIVING PRIVILEGES AFTER A DWI SUSPENSION OR REVOCATION

I Lost My License For DWI – How Do I Get It Back? If your Missouri driver’s license or driving privilege was suspended, revoked, or denied following a DWI, and you Read More

BUYING REAL ESTATE AT MISSOURI DELINQUENT TAX SALES

Each August, Missouri County Collectors offer for sale parcels of real estate for which real estate taxes have gone unpaid.  Many buyers look at these sales as a chance to Read More

UNDERINSURED MOTORIST COVERAGE

Protecting Yourself From The Negligent Driver With Insufficient Liability Insurance The Missouri Motor Vehicle Financial Responsibility Laws are designed to ensure all vehicles operated on public roads carry Liability insurance.  §303.030, Read More

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