When Can I Get My Name Off the Sex Offender Registry?

Mo. Rev. Stat. § 589.401 governs the removal of individuals from the state sex offender registry. The ability and timeframe in which you may be removed from the sex offender registry depends primarily on the nature of the sex offense of which you were convicted. More specifically, there is a waiting period for removal of […]
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What is the Castle Doctrine?

The castle doctrine, otherwise known as the “stand your ground” law, is a common law principle that allows property owners to legally use deadly force to protect themselves from imminent threats posed by intruders. Missouri, like many states, has adopted a version of the common law castle doctrine. Under Mo. Rev. Stat. § 563.031, an […]
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