Nolan Law Firm, LLC, now offers flat-fee, limited-scope representation in family and criminal matters. Limited scope representation is a system of representation that allows people to hire a lawyer for the portion of their case that they can afford.

For …

Limited Scope Representation Means More Bang for Your Buck





Utah has become the first state to pass legislation dropping the legal blood alcohol concentration limit for operating a vehicle to 0.05 percent. This change will go into effect late 2018.

The change from .08 to .05 was proposed for …

Utah drops legal limit to .05 BAC



In my conference room, 18 of my more than 110 case dismissals – called nolle prosequi – hang in two nice rows. Some people have asked why I don’t hang them all. Some people have asked why I hanged those …

Defense Attorneys and Case Dismissals



A lot of people misunderstand Missouri drug possession laws. They can be confusing. Some municipalities de-criminalized marijuana possession. That doesn’t mean it is legal in cities like Columbia. It just means that city police officers are supposed to file municipal …

Possession of less than 10 grams of marijuana is now ...


Nolan Law Firm, LLC, is proud to announce that we have leased a new office space. The facilities are larger and will allow for growth. We hope to be fully moved in before the beginning of April.

Signs and new …

Moving to our new office


Driving while intoxicated–sentencing restrictions. 

577.010:

1. A person commits the offense of driving while intoxicated if he or she operates a vehicle while in an intoxicated condition.

2. The offense of driving while intoxicated is:

(1) A class B misdemeanor;…

Missouri DWI Sentencing Law



When I went through my divorces, the grief process was less understood. At least it was with the circle of friends and the manly environment I was in. More than one person I knew told me I just needed to …

Grieving is normal during divorces