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DUI Vs. DWI: What’s The Difference

You may have heard of the terms DUI and DWI, and you may have even seen them used interchangeably. So the question that many people want to know is if a DUI and DWI are the same thing? Technically speaking, there is a difference between the two charges. However, the legal system in Missouri has decided to incorporate the two …

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Domestic Assault in Springfield: The Warning Signs

Domestic abuse affects millions of Americans every day. However, it often goes unnoticed in many cases because it goes beyond just physical violence. Since domestic abuse encompasses many aspects, it is sometimes challenging to see the signs of domestic violence both in a relationship and looking from the outside at someone else’s relationship. Often, physical abuse isn’t the first sign …

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DUIs & Prescription Drugs: When They Don’t Mix

It is a well-known fact that driving while under the influence of drugs or alcohol can impair your driving. Impaired driving is a dangerous act that not only puts you at risk but other roadway users and pedestrians in harm’s way. Many of us have seen numerous advertisements, and marketing campaigns focused on the negative impacts of drunk driving. It’s …

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Unlawful Possession of Drug Paraphernalia in Springfield, MO

Typically when a person is charged with possession of drug paraphernalia in Springfield, MO the crime is classified at a “low-level crime” or a Class D Misdemeanor. However, there are additional factors that can impact drug paraphernalia crimes. The information provided in this article explains what is considered drug paraphernalia as well as Missouri’s current laws regarding the unlawful possession …

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Understanding SATOP in Springfield, MO

One of the most common questions DWI Springfield receives from people who have been convicted of a DWI in Missouri or who have had their license suspended as a result of a DUI or DWI is whether or not they need to participate in SATOP or Substance Abuse Traffic Offender Program. The answer is yes if you wish to have …

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Felony Shoplifting in Missouri: How it Will Change Your Life

Being charged with Springfield felony shoplifting can be a frightening experience. Anytime you enter the court system can be stressful, especially if you have never been around it. If you are caught shoplifting, you should expect certain consequences after being charged. If you need assistance after being charged with a felony, contact Missouri Legal. Before jumping into the penalties that …