What Are the Consequences of a Minor in Possession in Missouri?
This is a question that comes up often, which is what makes this the most watched video on my YouTube Channel. There are many hot spots for getting an "MIP" in the St. Louis area. Maryland Heights is very aggressive at the Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre (formerly known as both Verizon Amphitheatre and Riverport Amphitheatre). The Mardi Gras celebration in Soulard and the St. Patrick's Day Parade in Dogtown both result in many Minor in Possession of Alcohol citations every year. Please watch the video to better understand the consequences of receiving a Minor in Possession of Alcohol citation in Missouri.
These are the newest and trendiest questions I get asked when people find out I am a DWI defense attorney. Fortunately for me, but unfortunately for our safe roads, Uber does not pose a great threat to my practice. The reasons are explained in the above link, including some interesting legal issues with self-driving cars.
It is scary to be arrested for a DWI, but often the real fear starts after the arrest when the person starts to think, "What happens now?" St. Louis DWI defense lawyer Jason Korner answers exactly this question in the following video.
Many people call my office with this question, and I am happy to say that many times the answer is yes. This means that old mistake that has been haunting these people for years can no longer exist: no arrest record, no suspension on the driving record, and no criminal history of the offense at all. Click on the link to find out the three requirements for DWI expungement eligibility.
Police in some areas of rural Missouri have decided their job is too hard, and have simply began arresting people for suspicion of DWI after conducting almost no investigation. Even worse, when I spoke to two of them about these new tactics, they were cocky and arrogant about how they were gaming the criminal justice system.
Remember that scene in Office Space where the guys did not know how to launder money? They even tried to look it up in the dictionary. Fortunately, now there is a web page dedicated to the legal issues of money laundering.
"What in the world is Wire Fraud? I hear about it in the news all the time, but really have no idea what it means." Here is a concise break down of the kinds of conduct that result in Federal Wire Fraud Charges. The conduct is far more common that many people think, which is why federal prosecutors utilize this charge so often to prosecute business people with no prior criminal record.