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Legislature Considering New Judgships, Tort Law

Proposals to expand Missouri’s judiciary, retroactively restrict sovereign immunity, enact tort reform, broaden a spouse’s right to receive maintenance and revise the workers’ compensation law are among the new issues facing members of the Missouri General Assembly. The state’s senators ...

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Debtor's Examination

Debtor Can ‘Take Fifth’ In Spite Of Guilty Plea Even though a debtor pleaded guilty to bank fraud, admitted he stole more than $60,000 from his employers, responded to discovery requests and filed financial statements in his bankruptcy case, he ...

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Summary Jury Trials Resolve Cases In K.C.

Complex lawsuits seemingly headed for two-week trials can be resolved in a single day of intense presentation in Jackson County using an innovative technique known as the “summary jury trial.” The summary jury trial is basically a sophisticated form of ...

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