February 16, 2017Felony Murder in Missouri
What is Felony Murder? In Missouri, an individual can be charged with murder in the second degree without actually killing another person. Under Missouri statutes, if an individual commits or… Read More
February 15, 2017Sentencing Factors in a Missouri Criminal Case
In Missouri, a criminal case can end three different ways. By plea, trial, or dismissal. If you are subject to sentencing by a judge, there are several different sentencing factors… Read More
February 9, 2017Closing Arguments Podcast – Ep. 2
Closing Arguments: Painkiller Epidemic & Death Penalty In this episode, H|W attorneys discuss the newly enacted measures in Missouri to prevent the painkiller epidemic and also discuss capital punishment and… Read More
February 8, 2017Trial or Plea?
The Choice of Trial or Plea? One of the most critical questions in any criminal case is the choice of accepting a plea deal or proceeding to a trial. At… Read More
February 3, 2017Eyewitness Identification and Lineups – Was it Proper?
Law Enforcement Identification Procedures: The eyewitness identification of the accused is frequently a critical piece of evidence for law enforcement agencies and prosecutors. Identifications are usually in the form of… Read More
February 1, 2017“Special Victim” Term in Missouri Criminal Code
The term “Special Victim” in the Missouri Criminal Code: As discussed in recent blog posts, Missouri has revamped its criminal code. Some of the main crimes that were amended were… Read More
January 31, 2017Closing Arguments Podcast – Ep. 1
H|W Attorneys Talk News and Criminal Law on New Podcast In this episode H|W attorneys, Mick Henderson and Steve Waterkotte, give… Read More
January 25, 2017Hate Crime Offenses in Missouri
What is a Hate Crime Offense in Missouri? Hate crime offenses are relatively new and have been enacted in many states at the urging of legislators. In the state of… Read More
January 18, 2017Criminal Diversion Programs: What Are They?
Missouri Criminal Diversion Programs A criminal diversion of a charge is a way of keeping a criminal conviction off your record. For example, someone charged with a criminal offense may be… Read More
January 18, 2017Jefferson County Criminal Defense Lawyer – Missouri
Are you facing a criminal charge in Jefferson County, Missouri? Do you need a Jefferson County criminal defense lawyer? Hillsboro is the county seat for Jefferson County. Jefferson County is… Read More