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Young Asian couple considering collaborative divorce.

Is Collaborative Divorce A Better Fit For Your Family?

Divorce can bring a wide range of emotions, including anger, resentment, and grief, but sometimes also relief and hope. The standard procedure for divorce in Missouri closely resembles a lawsuit, which can often make the negative emotions even worse.… Read More
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Engaged couple holding hands.

How Long After Divorce Can You Remarry in Missouri

Divorce marks the end of a marriage and the beginning of a new chapter of a person’s life. Sometimes, a new chapter includes a new marriage. What do Missouri’s family laws say about getting married after a divorce? Missouri does not place any spe… Read More
gray divorce

What is a Gray Divorce?

Divorce is a difficult and emotional process for everyone involved. While the country’s overall divorce rate appears to be near its lowest point in about half a century, the rate for older adults has increased in the past couple of decades. This tr… Read More
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how to value a business in a divorce

How to Value a Business in a Divorce

Missouri family law states that most assets acquired during a marriage are marital property, which is subject to division in a divorce case. If either spouse owns a business, all or part of their ownership stake in that business might be marital prop… Read More
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cohabiting couples

Practice Area: Rights of the Unwed / Cohabitation Rights in Missouri

The number of people in romantic, committed relationships who live together without getting married has grown at an enormous rate in the past few decades. People might live together before getting married, while engaged, or with no plans to get marri… Read More
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how long does a divorce take

Divorce FAQ: How Long Does a Divorce Take in Missouri?

How long does it take to get a divorce in Missouri? This is a question that family lawyers hear often. Divorce is a difficult, often painful process, but it does not always have to be a lengthy one. The amount of time it takes to finalize a divorce d… Read More
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blended family

Legal Challenges a Blended Family May Face During Divorce

Blended families have become more and more common in the past few decades. Families always come with challenges, but a family composed of stepparents and stepsiblings can present a distinct set of challenges. Similar challenges are likely to arise if… Read More
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prepare for divorce

How to Financially Prepare for Divorce

Divorce can create chaos in nearly every aspect of your life. When preparing to get a divorce, it can be easy to overlook some of the ways the divorce is likely to affect you. Our society often talks about how to prepare for divorce emotionally, but… Read More
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reasons for divorce

8 Common Reasons for Divorce

Every divorce case in Missouri brings a unique set of issues, circumstances, and personalities. Divorce often involves strongly negative emotions, including anger, sadness, loneliness, and even grief. Some people going through a divorce may finally f… Read More
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getting a divorce without a lawyer

Why You Shouldn’t Divorce Without a Lawyer

One of the first questions to come up for most people when they are thinking about filing for divorce in Missouri is whether they need a divorce lawyer. Even if you and your spouse agree on everything, and you have a truly uncontested divorce, it is… Read More
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