Divorce is not always the preferred option for two spouses who do not get along on a personal level and no longer want to live under the same roof.
Does Missouri Require Separation Before Divorce?
Posted Apr 01 2023 by J. Rench Law Firm in Separation with 0 Comments
One of life’s most complicated decisions may be deciding to file for divorce. However, it does happen, and understanding the process is important while moving forward. While every divorce is unique, a common question married residents of the state often have is: does Missouri require separation before a divorce?
What is the Process for Legal Separation in Missouri?
Posted Mar 15 2023 by J. Rench Law Firm in Separation with 0 Comments
Legal separation—also known as separate maintenance under Missouri law—is an alternative to divorce. While these orders contain many of the same details as a divorce decree, they do not bring a marriage to a formal end. Instead, these agreements provide divorcing spouses with terms on things like property division and child custody.
What Is a Legal Separation in Missouri and St. Louis?
Posted Sep 15 2021 by J. Rench Law Firm in Divorce, Separation with 0 Comments
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 […]
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