After a day and half jury trial in Adair County, MO, Kirksville criminal defense attorney Patrick Nolan and his client listened to the judge read off the verdicts.

As the last not guilty was announced a single tear signified the …

Jury Verdict – Not Guilty

Attorney practice areas can be divided into several areas. Here is a quick break down to help you understand what kind of attorney you need:

  • Criminal Defense lawyer:
    • A criminal defense attorney practices criminal law representing defendants. Typically, they are

What you are looking for in a lawyer and how ...

Non-Compete Information


General Information:

In Missouri courts balance four factors in reviewing non-compete agreements: (1), Needs of an employee to engage a highly trained workforce, without fear of employee’s using the company’s business secrets against it or stealing of …

Understanding your non-compete agreement

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) identified 24 cues for police officers to detect nighttime impaired drivers.

24 Initial Visual DWI Detection Cues

  1. Weaving
  2. Weaving Across Lane Lines
  3. Straddling A Lane Line
  4. Swerving
  5. Turning With Wide Radius
  6. Drifting
  7. Almost

NHTSA’s 24 Initial Visual DWI Detection Cues

3 Critical Tips for Divorce:

If divorce is likely, you have to protect yourself, your children, and your assets. Here are three critical tips to improve your outcome in the process:

1. Protect the evidence.

You absolutely need to make …

3 Critical Tips for Divorce

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