Category : Victim Representation Law Firm

Exercise Your Rights With Victim Representation

Victim representation is a legal method to assist a victim, a person who has experienced direct or threatened physical, emotional, or financial harm from the commission of a crime. Not only does the Missouri Constitution explicitly mention the victim’s rights, but the state also includes: Various statutes indicating what rights the victim has to be informed of the criminal case How they might communicate with the judge presiding over the case What input they might have for the case Their […]

A Guide to Crime Victims’ Rights in Missouri

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol Statistical Analysis Center, 32,348 violent crimes were committed in 2017. In each of those crimes, someone was a victim. Should you be a victim of a violent crime, you are entitled to specific rights by law. General Victim's Rights All victims of violent crimes have specific general rights. They are: To be present at all criminal proceedings To confer with the prosecutor regarding all hearings and pleas To be present at any probation […]

Does Victim Representation Get The Attention It Deserves?

During the due process, criminal defense attorneys and prosecutors battle in court over right, wrong, application of the law and various contingencies. Often times, the state represents the interests of the victims involved, even if that means not keeping their interests first. So, what say does the victim get in whatever court decisions are rendered? Although television shows depict victim impact statements and similar scenarios where victims are involved, speaks much differently. In fact, cohesive victim representation is scarce. Importance […]

Potential Awards and Settlements

Being the victim of a crime can be devastating and overwhelming.  In addition to the emotional drain, being a victim of a crime can also be financially devastating.  There are two main ways in Missouri for a victim to receive compensation if they are the victim of a crime.  Thankfully, with the help of a victim representation firm, victims have the opportunity to receive compensation. Crime Victim Compensation The National Crime Victim Compensation fund is available in every state.  In […]

A Victim Representation Law Firm and Uninsured Motorists

If you have been injured in an accident, working with a victim representation law firm is a wise course of action, especially if you were hit by an uninsured motorist. Car accidents can leave a person feeling anxious in addition to suffering physical injuries. The situation only raises tensions when the individual who hit the victim does not have insurance. Since there is a natural level of anxiety associated with how medical bills will be paid or lost wages recovered, the best […]

A Victim Representation Law Firm Can Protect Your Rights

If you are the victim of an accident, you need a victim representation law firm on your side. Whether you were in a car accident, truck accident, slip-and-fall accident, etc., you need an attorney who has your interest top of mind. You need a lawyer who is solely dedicated to representing you. This is the focus of my law firm and I would be happy to assist you. We are on your side The insurance company is not on your side. […]

Why You Need a Victim Representation Law Firm

As a victim representation law firm, I help to protect the rights and interests of victims throughout the state of Missouri. I encourage you to call and schedule a consultation to ensure that your rights are being protected. If you have been the victim of a crime and suffered physical, mental, emotional, or financial harm, you have the right to be represented in court. Most people do not realize this due to complications and ambiguity within the law in regards […]

Why You Need a Victim Representation Law Firm

As the owner of a victim representation law firm, I am often asked the question, "why is it that a victim would need to have their own attorney?" I have found that most civilians believe that if they are the victim of a crime or someone's negligence, the Prosecuting Attorney's office will provide an attorney to review the police case, and this leads the victim to believe that they are properly represented by the prosecuting attorney. In fact, it is very easy […]

When to Call a Victim Representation Law Firm

As a victim representation law firm, I can provide you with the services you need to go after someone who has caused you intentional harm. I hear from many clients who have suffered due to the negligence of someone else and are wondering what they can do in order to receive some type of remedy — financial compensation, so to speak — that will cover things like their medical bills and even compensate for their pain and suffering. In a […]