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Forgery in Missouri

What is Forgery Forgery can be defined as, “the action of forging or producing a copy of a document, signature, banknote, or work of art.” and in the state of Missouri, forgery of any kind is a serious crime with harsh penalties. Because all are an attempt to defraud a person or entity, forgery is a term that can be …

Starting a Business? – Here’s What You Need To Know About Business Law

Business law is, broadly speaking, law as it relates to people and their commercial dealings. Business law is broken down into two separate spheres: The regulation of commercial transactions through laws of contract. The regulation of commercial entities through laws of agency, company, bankruptcy, and partnership. Antitrust Markets thrive when they are open and free. When various businesses have the …

Traffic Tickets Both Common and Strange

It’s all too easy to get a traffic ticket. This is realized when enough time goes by that you end up becoming complacent in regards to your own driving abilities – this is often the cause of reckless behavior and a surprise ticket. Some people accept them and pay the fines immediately, while others seek traffic ticket representation to fight …

Understanding The Meaning Of A Business Tort

Definition of a Business Tort and when it occurs A business tort occurs when an act is committed against another business that causes some sort of economic loss. It is a harm against the business and not a harm performed against a person or property. Usually a business tort will involve some sort of interference with your business. This can …

Hiring an Attorney for Your Business

In this post, we will be discussing: What business attorneys do. When to hire a business attorney. What Business Attorneys Do When it comes to running your business, you have a lot on your plate. At any given time, you’re probably juggling management responsibilities, tax requirements, inventory, and a whole plethora of other factors that are necessary to keep your …

Why Trying To Represent Yourself In Court Is a Bad Idea

It’s easy to indulge in fantasies of representing yourself in court, especially if you have been issued a traffic ticket or are facing jail time for a misdemeanor under circumstances you know to have been unfair. The problem is, in our fantasies, we always win – this isn’t always the case in real life, and rarely so in court. The …