ST LOUIS DIVORCE AND MEDIATION
Not every major dispute in a marriage will necessarily lead to a divorce. For some couples, a legal separation could provide an opportunity to assess the future of a relationship without permanently terminating the marriage under the eyes of the law. A legal separation is a type of final order issued by the courts. While […]
The emotional work of going through a divorce is rarely easy. Ending a marriage might be the right thing for you and your spouse. Unfortunately, the process often seems daunting for many individuals. The good news is that a divorce lawyer can show you how to get a divorce in Missouri with a straight forward […]
The term “legal separation” means different things in different jurisdictions. So exactly what is a legal separation in Missouri and St. Louis? In some places, a legal separation involves little more than a married couple living apart. That is not the case under Missouri law. In Missouri, a legal separation is a formalized separation that […]
There are many reasons why you might want to keep the specifics of your divorce out of the public eye. Despite this desire, divorce records are generally available to the public. The good news is that there are options available that could help you keep many of the details of your divorce private.
Divorce is a complex process and can get especially tumultuous when child custody issues come into the picture. In fact, one of the most common concerns among divorcing couples with kids relates to how Missouri laws operate around child custody and if they stand a fair chance at it. If you are considering a 50 50 […]
Mediation can be an important tool for divorcing couples. It spares divorcing couples significant time and expense that would be required to litigate their divorce. To that end, check out this 9-step divorce mediation checklist compiled by experienced St. Louis divorce mediation lawyers.
Child support is the money that either or both divorced parents are required to pay by law towards the cost of raising the children. In St. Louis, child support may be ordered by the courts or by the Missouri Family Support Division – Child Support Enforcement. If you’re wondering how much does a child support […]
Sharing physical and legal custody of a child can be a challenging task with the opportunity for many disputes between parents. Before you begin your custody arrangement, you should hammer out the specifics of how the arrangement will practically work. Which days will the child live where? When can you take your child on vacation? […]
Most people take the possibility of out-of-state or even out-of-country travel for granted. For many people, simply hopping in the car for a fun weekend away with the kids requires little more than a full tank of gas. Unfortunately, child custody laws for traveling out of state mean trips are much more complicated when a […]