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10 Tips for a Financial Fresh Start After Divorce

Ending a marriage can result in many changes to your life, especially when it comes to your finances. While you’re going through the divorce process, it’s important to develop a comprehensive financial plan for your post-divorce life. By taking a… Read More
A man wearing a santa hat sits alone at a fireplace thinking about his holidays after divorce

How to Handle the Holidays After Divorce

The first holiday season after a divorce can be the hardest, especially if you and your ex-spouse share children. Divorced parents might have to navigate family changes, handle overwhelming emotions, and deal with a considerable amount of stress. Eve… Read More
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Portrait of multigenerational winery owner family standing at wine cellar. Senior winemaker and young sommelier standing at background and holding in hands a glass of red wine while middle age businesswoman looking at camera and smiling. Concept for inherited family business.

Valuing the Assets and Debts of an Inherited Family Business in a Missouri Divorce

When two people get divorced in Missouri, they must divide many or most of their assets and debts. If either spouse owns a business, that is an asset that might be subject to division. The entire business could be a marital asset, or the divorce migh… Read More
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What are my Divorce Rights as a Father?

Missouri law presumes that a child is best served by having both parents play an active role in their lives. In some situations, fathers may have to go through a few extra steps to assert their parental rights, such as when they were not married to t… Read More
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Married couple during a divorce mediation session with a lawyer.

Divorce Mediation: Keep Decision-Making Power In Your Hands

Divorce is one of the most difficult experiences many people will endure in their lives. Going through the divorce process can bring up a wide range of negative emotions, including grief and anger. The nature of a divorce proceeding makes many of the… Read More
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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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