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What are some criminal defense options for alleged drug crimes?

Many residents of Missouri think that drug charges do not require a serious approach to criminal defense. Perhaps the tolerance many states now exhibit regarding marijuana causes defendants to disregard a drug possession arrest. Whatever the reason, you need to understand that the penalties for a drug possession conviction are always serious enough to warrant your immediate attention.

2 Missouri counties aren't prosecuting some marijuana offenses

While marijuana is still illegal for recreational use in Missouri, prosecutors in our state's urban areas are increasingly making it a policy not to prosecute people for possessing small amounts of the drug. In the past seven months, prosecutors here in Jackson County as well as St. Louis County have adopted this policy. These two counties encompass about a third of the state's population of just over 6 million.

When is force legally justified under Missouri law?

We all want the right to protect ourselves, our loved ones and our property from attackers and thieves. That's why all states have self-defense laws on the books. However, those laws vary. That's why it's essential for Missourians to understand the self-defense laws of our state.

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