Legal Articles

Writ of Prohibition in Missouri

The Missouri Supreme Court Rules characterize the writs of prohibition, mandamus, quo warranto and habeas corpus as “extraordinary remedies.” They involve unusual procedures and usually revolve around urgent issues that cannot be addressed through typical legal channels. An order/writ of prohibition, for instance, is an order by a higher court to a lower court, agency or public…

Child Custody Disputes; Habeas Corpus

When confronted with a child custody dispute, a Court will always side with the decision which furthers the child’s best interests. This holds true in Child Custody Modifications, divorces, annulments, and paternity suits which ultimately decide child custody and support arrangements. In certain circumstances, emergency measures must be taken if a parent, guardian, or third…

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