IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF DALLAS COUNTY, MISSOURI

ASSOCIATE CIRCUIT DIVISION

 

 

STATE OF MISSOURI,                                )

                                                                        )           Case Number 06H6-CR00971

            Complainant                                       )

                                                                        )           Division

v.                                                                     )

                                                                        )          

                 ,                              )

                                                                        )

            Defendant                                           )

 

 

SUGGESTIONS IN SUPPORT OF DEFENDANT’S

MOTION FOR CHANGE OF VENUE

 

            COMES NOW Defendant and in support of her Motion for Change of Venue states as follows:

  1. Rule 32.03 (2006) requires that when a court transfers venue from one county to another, the new county shall be one that is “convenient to the parties”.
  2. Among the counties in the Thirtieth Judicial Circuit (herinafter “Circuit”), Benton County, Polk County and Webster County are convenient to the parties in this cause of action.
  3. Defendant resides in Cameron, Missouri, which is located substantially closer to Benton County than any other county in the Circuit.
  4. Defendant’s attorney maintains an office in Springfield, Missouri, which is closer to Polk County and Webster County that any other county in the Circuit.
  5. Patrolman Duane White, a potential witness in this case, resides and works in Dade County, which is closer to Polk County than any other county in the Circuit.
  6. Patrolman Robert Garrett and Corporal Bierer reside and work in Dallas County, which is as close to Webster County and Polk County as it is to any other county in the Circuit.
  7. The Complainant’s attorney, Barbara Viets, is located in Dallas County, which is as close to Webster County and Polk County as it is to any other county in the Circuit.

 

                                                                                    Respectfully submitted,

                                                                                    THE SMITH LAW FIRM, LLC

 

 

                                                                                    ___________________________

                                                                                    Neil Smith, Bar Number 56789

                                                                                    320 East Walnut, Suite 210

                                                                                    Springfield, Missouri 65806

                                                                                    (p) 417-869-3535

                                                                                    (f) 800-805-4563

                                                                                    neil@neilsmithlaw.com

 

 

 

CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE

 

I certify that a copy of the foregoing was hand-delivered, on October 13, 2006, to Barbara Viets, attorney for Complainant.