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Adoption is how a child, or sometimes an adult, is forever made part of your family. An adoption lawyer handles the process for individuals and families ready to adopt. Scott frequently handles adoptions in courts throughout Missouri. Scott, in his role as an adoption lawyer or adoption attorney, has helped people and families with hundreds of adoptions. Individuals and families need a…

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If you have been arrested, this means that generally a law enforcement officer has determined that there is probable cause to believe that you have violated a law for which there is a criminal penalty. Scott Hamblin is a criminal defense lawyer and former prosecuting attorney with nearly 15 years of experience handling criminal cases…

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The most common personal injury cases arise from auto injury (car accidents and collisions). Generally, a driver was not paying attention, operated their vehicle in a careless or reckless manner, failed to obey one or more traffic devices or traffic signals, or may have operated the vehicle while intoxicated or under the influence of alcohol….

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Car Accidents Involving Semi-Trucks in Missouri People involved in accidents and collisions with semi-trucks (also known as tractor-trailers) generally suffer severe and catastrophic injuries which might involve the loss of use of one or more parts of the body, traumatic brain injuries and sometimes death. Any motor vehicle collision may be life altering, but frequently…

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Child Custody Lawyer – Jefferson City, MO Child custody in Jefferson City, Missouri is one of the most litigated issues in any divorce because there is rarely anything more important than a parent spending time with his or her child. The idea of spending every day caring and raising a child to now potentially seeing a…

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Child Support Lawyer When two people have a child together — whether those parents are married or not married — each parent has the responsibility to provide financial support to that child. If you are experiencing a divorce and have children, the divorce process will involve determining the amount of child support that one parent…

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Criminal Defense Lawyer If you have been charged with a crime or are under investigation for alleged criminal activity, it is very important to consult with an experienced criminal defense lawyer. Do not make any statements to the police or prosecutors before talking to your own lawyer — talking can only hurt your case. As…

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Division of Assets, Debts and Property A court is required in a divorce to divide the property and the debts. The division assets, debts and property is not always equal. Sometimes, there are reasons why a court may award a husband or wife some types of property or debts. Scott A. Hamblin is a divorce lawyer representing clients throughout Mid-Missouri….

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Divorce law addresses not only the dissolution of marriage, but in many cases, the restructuring of the family. If you are facing divorce, it is important to consult with an attorney who can guide you through this complex legal terrain. Scott A. Hamblin is a divorce attorney practicing in Jefferson City, Missouri. With more than a…

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Divorce is an extremely difficult process for most people and families. Divorce and family law is one of the few areas of the law which is emotionally charged. The emotions triggered by divorce are countless, but may include acceptance, anger, denial, jealously, and vindictiveness, all of which naturally complicate a divorce proceeding. For example, if…

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The Missouri Department of Revenue is the state agency with the power to not only issue a driver’s license but also suspend or revoke driving privileges. A person’s license can be suspended for varying periods of time, but such periods of suspension generally range from 30 to 90 days. Revocation of a driver’s license is…

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Driving While Intoxicated (DWI) or Driving Under the Influence (DUI) is an area of criminal law which continues to evolve as a result of the continuing changes made each year by the Missouri General Assembly. Generally, a person arrested for a DWI not only risks the loss of a driver’s license through a suspension or…

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Divorce can be especially difficult because it affects many areas of your life. The way a divorce is handled can affect everything from your financial picture to the structure of your family. Scott A. Hamblin is a family lawyer practicing all aspects of family law in Jefferson City and the surrounding mid-Missouri area. If you are facing…

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Criminal charges filed in the United States District Courts (federal courts) are some of the most serious criminal offenses which exist. The United States Attorney’s Office utilizes resources unavailable to the local prosecutors, including highly trained investigators within federal agencies such as the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA), Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms & Explosives (ATF),…

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Sentencing and punishment is determined in the United States District Court (also known as federal court) by application of the United States Sentencing Guidelines. The guidelines are calculated by determining the total offense level and a defendant’s criminal history. The process to make this determination is complicated even for most attorneys who do not regularly…

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Felony offenses and felony crimes are classified based upon certain elements, and the existence of certain circumstances dictates how the criminal offense is classified. Hiring an experienced criminal defense lawyer is critical when facing a felony criminal offense. Attorney Scott Hamblin has represented hundreds of clients confronted with felony criminal offenses and felony crimes. He has…

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If you’re looking for a Criminal Defense Lawyer or DUI/DWI Lawyer, or you simply have questions regarding criminal defense, please contact attorney Scott Hamblin. He’s located in Jefferson City, Missouri, and has represented hundreds of individuals in central Missouri for offenses involving driving offenses such as Driving While Intoxicated to serious criminal cases in state and federal…

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Guardianship Lawyer in Jefferson City There are generally two types of guardianships in Missouri: guardianships for children, and guardianships for adults. A person has to go to court to get guardianship; a person cannot obtain a guardianship without a court order. The court’s Letters of Guardianship provide a person the legal power to take care,…

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Is A Misdemeanor A Criminal Offense? A misdemeanor is most definitely a criminal offense. Misdemeanor criminal offenses and misdemeanor crimes are classified based upon certain elements, and the existence of certain circumstances dictates how the criminal offense is classified. Hiring an experienced criminal lawyer and criminal attorney is important for any criminal offense. Attorney Scott Hamblin has…

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Divorce decrees reflect the needs of both parties and their shared children at the current time in their lives. As the months and years pass, life can change. When the life changes are significant, they may result in one party requesting a modification to an existing court order. Modifications can be made to orders that…

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Scott Hamblin, Jefferson City Paternity Lawyer When the father of a child is unknown or uncertain, a DNA test can establish paternity. Once paternity is established, the father may have parental rights to child custody and visitation, and the mother may be able to enforce the father’s obligation of paying child support. Scott A. Hamblin…

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If you have been injured due to the careless or negligent actions of another, it is important to consult with an experienced personal injury lawyer/attorney. You may be able to obtain compensation for your losses, including medical bills, wage loss, pain and suffering, and other hardships. As an experienced Jefferson City personal injury lawyer, Scott…

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“You have the right to remain silent. Anything you say can be used against you in court.” The United States Supreme Court has ruled that a person does not have to speak with an officer if they are in custody and are questioned by an officer which is otherwise known as custodial interrogation. But, you…

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Jefferson City Sexual Abuse Misconduct Attorney Sexual criminal offenses, also known as sex crimes, include child molestation, sexual misconduct, statutory rape, sodomy, child pornography and related criminal offenses. Sexual criminal offenses or sex crimes are extremely serious as the mere allegation affects individuals personally and professionally. Attorney Scott Hamblin provides clients with aggressive sex crimes…

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Missouri State Criminal Defense Lawyer Scott A. Hamblin represents clients in a wide variety of both state and federal criminal offenses including assault, child pornography, conspiracy cases, driving while intoxicated (DWI/DUI), drug possession, drug trafficking, firearm offenses, manslaughter, money laundering and sexual offense crimes. As a former assistant prosecuting attorney, Scott has gained substantial trial…

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Worker’s Compensation in Jefferson City, MO People who are injured at work may be able to recover under Missouri’s Worker’s Compensation laws. The Worker’s Compensation laws specify when a person may file a claim and what rights a person is entitled. A person injured at work is not entitled to pursue a personal injury claim…

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Individuals sometimes die as a result of the conduct of others. Wrongful death claims arise as a result of the intentional or negligent acts of others. Wrongful death claims can occur when a person has suffered injuries, such as from a car accident or semi-truck collision. The person initially survives, but later dies from the…

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