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Is He Said She Said Enough to Convict Someone of a Crime?

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St. Louis Criminal Defense Attorney Jason Korner There are many cases, whether a domestic stealing, domestic assault, or sexual assault that prosecutor’s attempt to prove with “he said she said” evidence. This is to say that there is no other evidence than one person’s word against another person’s word. There are many people who would say there is no evidence to prove something happened if it is one person’s work against another person’s word, but that is not true. If a judge or jury believes the accuser as opposed to the person who says nothing happened, then can be a conviction?...

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What Rights Do I Give Up If I Plead Guilty to a Crime?

Pleading Guilty to a Crime Can Have Dire Consequences You give up many rights when you plead guilty to a crime. The majority of the rights that you give up are related to your right to a trial. You also give up your right to an appeal. Pleading guilty is an extremely important decision that should not be made lightly. Many lawyers are scared by trials and only want to have their clients plead guilty, but a skilled criminal defense lawyer will look at all possible trial defenses before recommended any guilty plea to a client. It is important to understand you...

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Car Accidents – Deadliest Days for Teens

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Car accidents remain the number one cause of death for teenagers, and this is never truer than during the summer months. The coveted freedom teenagers enjoy during the summer months also leads to poor decision-making that can result in drunken teens behind the wheel. Although teens are not legally able to buy alcohol, the freedom of summer generally provides opportunities for teens to drink. Teenage drunk driving is the main reason why summer is referred to as the “100 Deadliest Days” for teens.   Summer is a time of experimentation for many teenagers, and that experimenting often includes alcohol and drugs. Teenagers...

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What You Must Know After Your DWI Traffic Stop

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On behalf of The Law Office of Jason A. Korner posted in Breath Test Refusal on Thursday, September 18, 2014. Please keep reading this post to learn important information about what you should after your DWI traffic stop. Things You Need to Know After a DWI Traffic Stop Are you a Missouri resident who has chosen to refuse a breath test in connection with your DWI case? If so, you may believe that an impending license suspension is unavoidable. Others may have told you that you will automatically lose the right to drive after refusing a breathalyzer during a DWI...

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