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Recent Changes To Missouri Sex Crime Law

Recent Changes To Missouri Sex Crime Law

Missouri’s sex crime law used to be one of the strictest in the country. The state used a single-tier system, so everyone who was convicted of a sex crime had to stay on the sex offender registry for life. While people could petition to get removed from the registry, a successful petition was rare. The…

Common Arson Charges And Penalties In Missouri

Common Arson Charges And Penalties In Missouri

Considering the complexities of the charge of arson, discussed below, an arson attorney is necessary to the defense.  To be convicted of arson in the state of Missouri, a person must knowingly damage a building or inhabitable structure by fire or explosion. In other words, the requirements for an arson charge are 1. A building or…