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Recalling Warrants in Missouri Courts

Are you afraid a warrant for your arrest has been issued? Warrants can be issued for a Failure to Appear (FTA), for missed court dates, failure to pay all fines, or if a new criminal charge or probation violation has been filled. When an active arrest warrant is verified by the police, they will arrest you immediately once you are …

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Juvenile Defense Attorney in Missouri

Juvenile defense is always hardest on the parents. You may be more terrified than your child when you think how this situation will impact their futures. I’m Bill Byrnes, a criminal defense lawyer and a father. I know the kinds of thoughts that go through your mind when your child is arrested: you’re thinking about tough love, about how you …

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Bath Salts Defense

Bath Salts are a synthetic form of cocaine, or synthetic cathinones, typically packaged in 200 milligram packets. Bath salts –the drug, not the health and beauty preparation you sprinkle in your tub — are not sold in retail stores but have been sold in smoke and head shops across the country, including in Missouri. Bath Salts are snorted in white …

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Missouri Divorce Law

Missouri divorce law is different from divorce law in other states. Divorce can be tricky and you need someone who is familiar with the divorce law in your area to navigate your divorce successfully. At Byrnes Law Firm,  we strive to make the process go as smoothly as possible during this very stressful time. Divorce Laws in Missouri Missouri is …

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Probation Violation? You Need the Best Criminal Defense Attorney

A probation violation is a serious crime in Missouri. From the point of view of the court, you already had one chance when you got placed on probation. Now, somehow, you violated that probation. This is situation where you need the best criminal defense attorney you can find. The court has to decide two things.  First, did you in fact …

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A Defense Attorney Explains DWI Checkpoints in Missouri

The goal of a DWI is safety. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that checkpoints prevent 10% of DUI-related deaths. While this may be the case, innocent drivers can also get swept up in these checkpoints. They may even find themselves wrongly charged with DWI.

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When You Need a DUI Defense Attorney

Do you need a DUI defense attorney in St. Charles, Missouri? If you have been arrested for DUI (driving under the influence) or DWI (driving while intoxicated), you should contact an experienced and reliable lawyer to handle your case. In the eyes of the police officer you are considered guilty almost immediately upon being stopped. In the eyes of your …