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Richard C Simons

Richard C Simons

KC Defense Counsel
  • Traffic Tickets, DUI & DWI, Criminal Law ...
  • Missouri, Oklahoma
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Born in Kansas City, Missouri
Raised in Richmond and Kearney, Missouri
Graduated Suma Cum Laude from William Jewel College in Liberty Missouri
Graduated from the University of Missouri-Kansas City-School of law
Numerous Dean’s List and Honors in Academic Career
Multiple Awards
Practicing law for over 10 years
Licensed in Missouri and Oklahoma.
Regional Kansas City, Missouri attorney; situated in historic “Rockhill Ridge” Brookside community specialized in amending traffic tickets in the Kansas City, Missouri Metropolitan area

Practice Areas
Traffic Tickets
Suspended License
Criminal Law
Criminal Appeals, Drug Crimes, Expungement, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Sex Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes
Animal & Dog Law
Domestic Violence
Domestic Violence Criminal Defense, Domestic Violence Restraining Orders
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  • Credit Cards Accepted
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Senior Partner
KC Defense Counsel
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Criminal Defense firm Kansas City
Owning Partner
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Traffic and Criminal law in Kansas City
Northland Sonic Drive Ins
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University of Missouri - Kansas City School of Law
J.D. (2008) | Law
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William Jewell College
B.A. (2004) | Psychology
Honors: Suma Cum Laude
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Trial advocacy
The Order of the Barristers
Excellence in trial advocacy
Excellence In Criminal Defense Law
Lawyers of Distinction
Excellence In Criminal Defense Law
Professional Associations
The Missouri Bar  # 63245
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National Trial Lawyers
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Lawyers of Distinction
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National Academy of Criminal Defense Attorneys
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The order of the Barristers
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Articles & Publications
Driving on the Sly
Speaking Engagements
Race and the Justice System, KC Caffeine Podcasts on News and Politics, Raytown Missouri
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Websites & Blogs
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Legal Answers
14 Questions Answered
Q. Can a court enter a plea of guilty for you, if you fail to appear for a traffic violation?
A: In general no a plea cannot be entered for you.

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Q. Is a vehicle considered as derelict because you haven't gotten it tagged
A: I honestly have never heard of a derelict vehicle but I have heard of a citation for an unregistered one. Whether your vehicle is on the road or not, you need to have it registered as soon as possible in order to stop receiving further citations.
Q. Do I need a lawyer for a speeding violation in Lyon County, going 26 MPH over the 70 MPH speed limit? I live in MO.
A: Assuming this is your only offense and you are a non-cdl driver, no you will not lose your license. Do you need to get an attorney, Yes I recommend getting an attorney and getting your ticket amended to a non-moving violation. In Missouri they department of revenue adds points to your record and if you get enough your license can be suspended. Insurance companies will check your driving record when you renew or look for new insurance. Because you got a speeding ticket, they will raise your rates because they will assume you are a riskier driver. The amendment process is quite easy and costs generally between $150-$300 in fines and I charge a flat fee of $75 a ticket. Get a lawyer and get this taken care of. ... Read More
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KC Defense Counsel
North Kansas City
2005 Burlington Street
North Kansas City, MO 64116
Toll-Free: (816) 287-3787
Telephone: (816) 287-3787
6301 Rockhill Rd.
Kansas City, MO 64131
Toll-Free: (816) 398-8772
Telephone: (816) 398-8772
Fax: (816) 897-1090
Monday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 9 AM - 5 PM (Today)
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed
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