Government & Law

A leader in the open government data movement, GovTrack scans government websites to collect information on your representatives and research pending legislation to keep you in the know. It tracks representatives' voting records, roll call votes, committee hearings, and bills & resolutions. You can sign up to have information on subjects you're interested in "tracked" for you and sent to you via email and/or RSS feeds. It now includes this same information at the state level also.

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Official website for the Jackson County, Missouri government.

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The 16th Judicial Circuit, located in Jackson County, Missouri is part of the state court system. There are 45 circuits in Missouri.

The circuit court is a court of general jurisdiction so, unless it is a municipal matter, most cases are filed with this court. Those include criminal, civil, probate, juvenile and small claims matters

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Provides information for residents, visitors, and businesses about city services and much more.

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Official website for the Kansas City, Missouri Police Department.

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Legal Aid of Western Missouri serves citizens in a 40-county area with free legal advice. They only handle civil cases, i.e. family law, domestic violence, housing assistance, access to healthcare, consumer, employment and immigration law. You must meet income, geographic area and case subject requirements for assistance.

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Find lawyers and law firms by name. Find lawyers by field of practice and geographic area. Ex: Get a list of lawyers/law firms in Kansas City, Missouri, who deal with personal injury. Contact information is provided.

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The Mid-America Regional Council promotes regional cooperation and develops innovative solutions through leadership, planning and action.

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The Missouri Bar was created in 1944 by order of the Supreme Court of Missouri. Its mission is to improve the legal profession, the administration of justice, and law. Through educational programs, publications, and more, The Missouri Bar serves as a valuable resource for members—and for the citizens of Missouri.

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