Category: News

Missouri Tax Amnesty program currently underway….

Quick tip to avoid legal problems with unpaid state taxes: the Missouri legislature passed a bill this year that will allow people with unpaid taxes to pay the balance without interest or penalties. From the Missouri Department of Revenue website: “As authorized by House Bill 384, Missouri will offer a tax amnesty from Sept. 1, 2015 to Read More …

Missouri Medical Records Privacy and HIPAA

One frequent question I am asked has to do with the wrongful disclosure of medical records, or, using the language of the federal law known as HIPAA: protected health information. Most people have heard of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996, but just as many are shocked to learn that that HIPAA does Read More …

2015 Estate and Gift Tax Summary

I often get asked about the current status of the federal estate and gift tax. Here is a nice summary I just ran across, from Norman Rogers posting at the American Thinker: “Since a legislative compromise in 2013, the death tax is 40% on the amount of the estate over $5 million dollars. The $5 Read More …

Moberly Missouri lawyer admitted to Court of Appeals for Veteran Claims

Moberly, Missouri attorney Bryan Scheiderer, is now accredited to prosecute claims for veteran’s benefits before the Department of Veteran Affairs. This includes claims for disability benefits, to upgrade a disability determination, and to upgrade a service member’s discharge status. Separately, Bryan was admitted to practice before the United States Court of Appeals for Veteran Claims. Read More …

Moberly Missouri Attorney receives AV rating from Martindale.com

Bryan Scheiderer, attorney and owner of Scheiderer Law Firm of Moberly, Missouri, received from Martindale-Hubbel (also affiliated with Lawyers.com) the highest possible “AV” peer review rating. According to Martindale.com, “AV® Preeminent™ (4.5 – 5.0) – An AV® certification mark is a significant rating accomplishment – a testament to the fact that a lawyer’s peers rank him or her Read More …

Missouri DWI v. DUI v. OUI?

I often get asked the question, what is the difference between Driving While Intoxicated, Driving Under the Influence, and Operating Under the Influence? There is no real difference–different states just use the similar sounding titles for what is the same crime. Missouri’s statute just happens to call the offense “Driving While Intoxicated,” so lawyers who Read More …