Steps to Follow After a Car Accident

August 9, 2019

While driving on a rainy evening along the highways of St. Louis, you encounter another car, and the both of you collide. Fortunately, you survived with minor scratches, but the other driver was injured and declared unconscious. A police officer happens to be positioned nearby and quickly went over to investigate, and called for emergency […]

Here are the basics of getting a DWI in Missouri

June 25, 2019

What do I need to know about getting a DWI in Missouri? Everyone knows driving while intoxicated is dangerous, but alcohol and drugs can impair judgment and cause people to make poor decisions. Getting behind the wheel of a car while under the influence of alcohol or drugs can and most likely will result in […]

What is Child Custody and How is it Determined?

April 24, 2019

Determining child custody can be a very long and complicated process. There are many potential determining factors for child custody, and several of them are left up to the discretion of the judge. While standards do exist, judges determine child custody on a case-by-case basis. Knowing the types of custody and determining factors will help […]

How is Real Estate Divided in a Divorce?

March 1, 2019

Dividing Real Estate During a Divorce is Complicated Everybody knows that a divorce can be a messy, involved process. One of the most complicated legal aspects of a divorce is dividing the real estate you and your partner own. These properties include the family home, secondary or vacation homes, and other land either jointly or separately owned. […]

What To Know About Insurance For Uber & Lyft Accidents

February 19, 2019

Car accidents when driving in Uber, Lyft, or other ride services On-demand ride services such as Uber and Lyft have become a popular alternative to taxi services in many countries today. These rideshare companies employ their drivers as independent contractors, which means that they are using their personal cars and are responsible for their own […]

When Should You Hire An Accident Attorney?

January 14, 2019

Nobody wants to be in an accident. The potential for injury is high, and it’s hard for you to claim for damages from the insurance companies. You also have to account for the work and personal time loss, the hefty medical bills, and insurance company fees and loopholes. If this is something that you or […]

4 Reasons to Hire a Commercial Lawyer for Your Business

January 3, 2019

Commercial Law & Your Business Business owners are specialists in their field, but generalists in every role. You probably know your industry in-depth, but you also know a bit of bookkeeping, a bit of marketing, a bit of law, and a bit of everything else. With that said, you don’t have the time and energy […]

Should I Hire A Lawyer After A Car Accident?

November 6, 2018

The Benefits of Hiring an Insurance Attorney The injury claim process can be confusing and complicated if you do not hire a car accident lawyer.  You might end up losing some benefits if you are not aware of all your claiming rights. Because of this, you should always consider the service of an insurance attorney. […]

Why You Need A Lawyer After A Speeding Ticket

October 3, 2018

“Do I really need a lawyer for a speeding ticket?” Generally speaking, most people don’t think about hiring an attorney after receiving a speeding ticket. People often pay the fines without question and, in more involved cases, end up suffering more than needed. People may think that something as simple as a speeding ticket doesn’t require a […]

What is The Cost of An Average Divorce In Missouri?

September 27, 2018

By The Numbers: Divorce in Missouri According to, the average overall cost of getting a divorce in Missouri is $13,500. However, with fees ranging from the low end of $4,000 to the high end of almost $30,000, the actual cost comes down to the details. Is the divorce contested or uncontested? Are their children […]

Reasons You Should Hire A Real Estate Lawyer

August 17, 2018

When Should You Hire A Real Estate Lawyer? Many people may only think you need a real estate lawyer for complex, drawn-out property disputes. However, that isn’t exactly the case. Having a second set of eyes on any given real-estate-related matters is always a good thing. Real estate lawyers have highly trained and educated eyes […]

What Are The Types of Criminal Law?

July 31, 2018

By The Elements: Defining Criminal Law Criminal Law, as opposed to Civil Law, is a system of law focusing on punishing those who commit criminal acts. In most cases, legislative statutes establish criminal acts and their punishments.  However, Criminal Law varies based on jurisdiction. Generally, there are four main aspects, or elements, of common law-based […]

What is a Probate Lawyer?

July 2, 2018

Wills, Trusts, & Estates: The Purpose of a Probate Lawyer The word “probate” derives its meaning from the Latin  probare, meaning “to test, prove, or examine.”  In law, a probate lawyer assists in the judicial process of examining and settling a deceased person’s estate. A probate court determines the validity of a deceased person’s will. Proving […]

Everything Needed to Know About Missouri Speeding Tickets

May 22, 2018

Speeding tickets in Missouri We all have those days – You’re late to work, practice, or caught in a hurry to let the dog out. These situations force us to press on the gas a little too much and unfortunately, we often pay the price in the form of a speeding citation. Speeding tickets are […]

What is Family Law?

April 24, 2018

Simply put, Family Law is a legal category that involves any crucial family matter such as divorce, adoption, custody rights, child support, and much more. Resolving these matters can be extremely daunting. These issues require exhaustive efforts, both personally and financially. Suddarth and Koor, LLC is dedicated to helping its clients settle all legal matters […]