Missouri Boating Laws

Missouri has some of the most scenic lake country in the entire planet.  We all know from watching the hit Netflix series Ozarks that the Lake of the Ozarks with over 1,100 miles of shore line has more water front than the entire state of California!  Whether you are planning on spending time in Party …

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Missouri Alcohol Laws

Consuming beer, wine, and liquor can be an enjoyable social activity, but it comes with a set of requirements and responsibilities. Missouri has an entire state agency dedicated to the enforcement of laws that dictate how alcohol is sold, distributed, marketed and consumed.  To avoid prosecution and keep yourself and others safe, it’s important to …

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Missouri Marijuana Laws

In the past few years, Missouri – and other states across the country – have passed various laws pertaining to the use of marijuana. See our comprehensive guide on Missouri’s marijuana laws. Marijuana Laws & Historical Context In order to understand the present state of Missouri’s marijuana laws, it’s helpful to know a little bit …

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Missouri Motorcycle Laws

While motorcycles are relatively inexpensive, convenient, and entertaining mode of transportation, they can result in a serious injury or death if used improperly. If you’re operating a motorcycle, it’s critical to follow all local, state, and federal laws as well as common sense safety precautions. Use our guide from attorney Gonzalo Fernandez to understand Missouri …

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Missouri Abandoned Property Laws

When a tenant vacates a rental property, the landlord may find personal property left behind in the unit — despite instructions to leave it empty. This leaves landlords in a difficult position, wondering if they should dispose of these items or notify the tenant. During these situations, it’s important to understand and follow local and …

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A Comprehensive Guide to Mask Mandates in Missouri

*updated March 7, 2022*  UPDATE: With COVID cases significantly declining, all cities and counties in Missouri have allowed their mask mandates to expire. Some schools and businesses may still require masks. Ordinances could be reissued if cases increase in the future. The coronavirus global pandemic has transformed the way we live our lives, making social …

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The Curious Case of the Exploding Hand Sanitizer Bottle

COVID-19 has provided us with an endless source of new anxieties and things to worry about: Crowds, indoor spaces, touching door handles, sharing guacamole, elevator buttons, and of course, the sound of coughing. Allow me to add one more item to your list:  Hand Sanitizer. What Dangers Do I Need to Know About? Hand sanitizers …

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Truck Accident Statistics

See the latest truck accidents statistics below 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 large trucks or a bus.  While circumstances can change – especially during the COVID-19 …

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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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