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Joseph Harvath

Joseph Harvath

  • Criminal Law, DUI & DWI, White Collar Crime...
  • Missouri
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Whether it is representation in a legal matter or just some legal advice, The JMH Law Firm, LLC is here to help. Although specializing in criminal defense, The JMH Law Firm Criminal Defense Attorney can help you with any sort of legal issue which may arise, including felony and misdemeanor charges, traffic tickets, personal injury, or any other legal concern which you may have. Call today to speak with an Experienced St. Louis Criminal Defense Lawyer with Offices in St. Charles and St. Louis, Missouri.

Practice Areas
  • Criminal Law
  • DUI & DWI
  • White Collar Crime
  • Domestic Violence
  • Juvenile Law
  • Personal Injury
  • Traffic Tickets
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Federal Circuit
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Brown Smith Wallace, LLC
Saint Louis University School of Law
J.D. | Criminal Law
Indiana University - Indiana University/Purdue University at Indianapolis
B.S. | Accounting, Finance
Activities: NCAA Division 1 Men's Varsity Tennis
Face of St. Louis - Criminal Defense
St. Louis Magazine
Face of St. Louis - Criminal Defense
St. Louis Magazine
Face of St. Louis - Criminal Defense
St. Louis Magazine
Professional Associations
The Missouri Bar # 64894
St. Charles County Bar Association
St. Louis County Bar Association
Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis
Speaking Engagements
Saint Louis University School of Law - Trial Advocacy, St. Louis, MO
Saint Louis University School of Law
Presented to the Trial Advocacy Students regarding criminal trials and criminal law practice management
Active Member of the Missouri Bar
Missouri Bar Association
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Legal Answers
8 Questions Answered

Q. what kind of lawyer would I need to look for? My exboyfriend was involved in a case where he had the police call on him.
A: You would want to talk to a Civil Rights Attorney about filing a lawsuit. And a criminal defense attorney if he was charged with a crime or given a summons for court
Q. Missouri charge for tampering with a motor vehicle & resisting or evading arrest?
A: They could be charged with a felony or a misdemeanor
Q. Bad check
A: The class of felony is based on the date of the occurrence, not the date of the plea
Q. Hello need some advice please
A: Only your hired attorney could answer your questions regarding the specifics of your case
Q. If a 16 year old hit an adult with a metal baseball bat forcefully, will they get charged as an adult? It's Not 1st time
A: They could be. That decision is left to the discretion of the Prosecuting Attorney
Q. a warrant just pooped up for fireworks that happened july 5th I was supposed to go to court on august 28th but got put
A: Police have to send their request for the ticket, summons, or criminal charge to the Prosecutor for review. The prosecutor then determines whether the charges will be filed. For misdemeanor cases, they have up to 1 year to file the charges
Q. what can I do about false charges coming back on a state ran background check?
A: You could talk to an attorney about filing a petition for expungement of your arrest record and looking into your eligibility for such an expungement
Q. What is the penalty for killing a CO off duty in Missouri and first degree robbery. He is 16 and charged as an adult
A: Murder in the first degree is punishable by the death penalty or life imprisonment without the possibility of parole. Exception: Defendants who commit any murder before they are 18 years old can't be sentenced to death.
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JMH Law Firm - Brentwood Office
8821 Manchester Road
Brentwood, MO 63144
Toll-Free: (314) 827-6222
Telephone: (314) 827-6222
Cell: (314) 827-6222
Fax: (314) 787-6105
JMH Law Firm - St. Charles
223 N. Main Street
Saint Charles, MO 63301
Telephone: (314) 827-6222
Cell: (314) 827-6222
Fax: (314) 787-6105