Does my spouse have to agree to give me a divorce?
No. Consent is not required for a divorce in Missouri.
Mark A. Wortman
Kansas City family law attorney Mark A. Wortman handles only divorce and family law matters, and practices only in the State of Missouri. Due to this specialty, Mark has handled thousands of Missouri divorce and family cases and has practiced extensi… Read More
When a court in Missouri grants a divorce involving a minor child or children, it must determine that all of the provisions of the divorce affecting the children are in the children’s best interests. This often includes a custody order giving both… Read More
A Missouri divorce case requires both spouses to account for everything they own, and if possible, determine how to divide the marital property between themselves. If the soon-to-be-ex-spouses cannot reach an agreement, the court will decide for them… Read More