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Missouri Case Law Development: Presumed correct child support regarding daycare

Presumed correct support amount even if daycare paid separately. John Mitalovich, Appellant, v. Tammy Lee Toomey, Respondent, No. 87755 (Mo. App. E.D., November 21, 2006, Ahrens, P.J.   This summary is strictly for the purpose of noting the… Read More

Missouri Case Law Development: Parenting Plan Must Address School Holidays and Birthdays

Record supports Trial Court’s order for anger management, and order is sufficiently specific to enforce. Trial Court did not stop Father from participating during in-chambers interview, and Child’s statements in that procedure support cus… Read More

The Missing Spouse and How It affects your Divorce

I found the following post on the divorcesupport.com blog, and it caught my attention because I have many cases where missing spuose/parent is in issue.  The post appears below, with a few comments following. We hear from many spouses who are t… Read More

Tips for Newly Single Parents

The Following practical tips are offered by New York Times/about.com author Jennifer Wolf on how to get through your first year as a single parent. Develop a Support Network This is absolutely crucial. You need to know who you can depend o… Read More

Communicating effectively with your child through divorce

The following are some tips for communicating with with your child during and after divorce.  Thanks to the folks at  divorcesupport.com for this great information Remember to be as open as possible, which will reinforce and even… Read More

Telling Your Child About Divorce

Divorce is stressful for parents and children alike. Although children’s emotional reactions usually depend on their age at the time of the divorce, many children experience feelings of sadness, anger, and anxiety – and it’s not unc… Read More

Giving Depositions in your family law case: An Overview and some tips

In its simplest form, a deposition is the giving of oral testimony under oath before trial.  Depositions are conducted in front of a court reporter and will assist your attorney in the preparation for trial.  The use of oral depositions is… Read More