Missouri Divorce & Family Law Blog

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Can I Keep My Wedding Ring After Divorce?

While the engagement ring is symbolic of a promise to marry, the wedding ring represents a couple’s commitment to each other. Unfortunately, not all marriages work out — and if you are considering divorce, you might be wondering what to do with y… Read More
Categories: Divorce
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What Happens to Family Pets in Divorce?

Divorce impacts every member of the family, and that also includes the pets. Deciding who will have custody of the dog, cat, bird, or other animal can be one of the most emotional issues faced in divorce. While most people view their pets as beloved… Read More
Categories: Divorce
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Divorcing After Your Children Have Grown Up

Divorce at any stage of life is difficult. But there can be certain challenges you might face if you are divorcing after your children have grown up. Whether you stayed in your marriage longer than you should have because you thought it was “better… Read More
Categories: Divorce
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What is Divorce Discovery?

One of the most important phases of the divorce process is “discovery.” This is the stage of a divorce where information is exchanged between the parties in order for them to make informed decisions — and successfully present their cases in cou… Read More
Categories: Discovery, Divorce
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What You Can (and Can’t) Do with a Prenuptial Agreement

A prenuptial agreement is a contract entered into between spouses before marriage that can decide a variety of financial issues. While many people often associate prenups with divorce, they can do much more than determine property distribution in the… Read More
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When is it Time to Modify a Custody Arrangement?

When parents divorce or no longer live together, a child custody arrangement must be entered into that meets the best interests of their children. However, a family’s circumstances can change over the years — and as children grow older, a modific… Read More
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Documents Needed for Your Missouri Divorce Case

If you’re considering parting ways with your spouse, one of the first things you should do is begin gathering your financial documents as soon as possible. Dividing your marital property, splitting marital debts, deciding custody, and determining m… Read More
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Understanding the New Custody Law in Missouri

What is the new custody law in Missouri? How will it affect you? If you are facing a custody dispute, it’s essential to have knowledgeable counsel by your side who can help to navigate the legal process. Read More
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Emancipation and Child Support Termination

Under Missouri law, a noncustodial parent is required to make child support payments to the custodial parent until the child has reached the age of 18. If the child is enrolled in school, support payments can be extended until their 21st birthday or… Read More
Categories: Child Support
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Make Divorce Easier on Your Kid: Benefits of Divorce Mediation

Divorce isn’t only difficult for you and your spouse — litigation can also be hard on your children. While ending a marriage is always difficult, there is a way that you might be able to make the legal process easier for your kids. Mediation in d… Read More