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3 Answers | Asked in Admiralty / Maritime and Libel & Slander for Missouri on
Q: We were told we have a strong case against a cruise line. Not sure how to proceed.
Ronald J. Eisenberg
Ronald J. Eisenberg
answered on Jul 9, 2022

Contact a local attorney experienced with defamation cases. They are tough cases under Missouri law because you must prove actual damages. Here is a link to the leading Missouri Supreme Court case on defamation.

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Admiralty / Maritime and Military Law for Missouri on
Q: Where do I file a compulsory counterclaim against the administrator who is acting like he is a judge and injured me
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Dec 13, 2021

This is posted under Admiralty/Maritime, which often involves federal practice. Under the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, compulsory counterclaims are governed by Rule 13 of FRCP. But it isn't fully clear what the matter involves, due to the spread of categories included. I can't speak... View More

Q: Is it illegal to make, possess, and/or sale Paracord crafts such as the monkeys fist.

I've been told something about it is caterized with "Slung-shot devices"

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on May 22, 2021

A Missouri attorney could answer best, but your question remains open for two weeks. Monkey's fists are illegal in some states, and only a Missouri criminal attorney would be in a position to advise on the law in Missouri. You are correct in what you describe - although the knot was commonly... View More

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