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Determine Defendants’ Ability to Pay


To keep from assessing a fine or fee that a defendant
simply cannot afford, municipal courts shall determine
a defendant’s ability to pay at the defendant’s first court
hearing

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Know your new rights

Know the new rights secured by recent legislation to municipal courts and government, namely 2015 Missouri Senate Bill 5, which is now law.

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