Monthly Archives: January 2018

Chief Justice Fischer calls for expansion of drug treatment courts in his State of Judiciary address

photo courtesy of Tim Bommel, House Communications Expanding drug treatment courts, continuing criminal justice reform efforts, technology to benefit Missouri citizens’ access to the courts, efficiencies and re-circuiting were all topics tackled Wednesday morning when Hon. Zel M. Fischer stepped up to the Missouri House dais for his first State of the Judiciary remarks as

Understanding Missouri’s new expungement law

by Thomas D. Carver, Carver, Cantin & Mynarich Missouri’s new expungement law went into effect Jan. 1, 2018, and it substantially expands the list of crimes eligible for expungement. However, many crimes will remain ineligible. Broadly speaking, class A felonies, dangerous felonies as defined in §556.061 RSMo, any offense requiring registration as a sex offender,

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