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Legal Presumptions

Legal presumptions are generally procedural. Michler v. Krey Packing Co., 253 S.W.2d 136, 140 (Mo. 1952). They are usually evidentiary devices used in criminal and civil cases. Tupper v. City of St. Louis, 468 S.W.3d 360, 370 (Mo. 2015). They place the burden upon the party denying their truth to produce evidence. Id.“[T]he facts which…

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