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Civil Law deals with disputes between parties or negligent acts that cause harm to others.

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Criminal Division

Criminal law deals with acts of intentional harm to individuals but which, in a large sense, are offenses against us all.

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Press Releases

  • AG Schmitt Files Criminal Charges Against Benton County Contractor

    Jul 7, 2020, 11:39 AM by AG Schmitt
    Today, Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt, in cooperation with Benton County Prosecuting Attorney Karen Woodley, announced that Timothy DeVine, proprietor of “Your Home Center,” a modular home dealership which operated in the Lincoln, Missouri area, has been charged with consumer fraud.
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  • Missouri Attorney General Files Suit Against Timeshare Exit Companies

    Jul 6, 2020, 11:00 AM by AG Schmitt
    Today, Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt announced that his office has filed a lawsuit against Brian Scroggs and the following timeshare exit companies under his control: Vacation Consulting Services LLC, VCS Communications, LLC, The Transfer Group, LLC, and Real Travel L.L.C.
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  • Untested Sexual Assault Kits Shipped from Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department

    Jun 26, 2020, 13:16 PM by AG Schmitt
    Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt announced that the latest batch of untested sexual assault kits was gathered from neighboring departments at the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department yesterday and shipped to the lab to be tested. In total, 35 kits were gathered from five departments and shipped to the lab.
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