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Division Of Marital Assets & Debts In St Louis Divorce

Married couples often purchase houses, cars, and many possessions together, as well as try to save for the future and retirement. They also may incur many debts over the course of the marriage, including mortgages, auto loans, credit cards, student loans, and more. When you get divorced, what happens to all of your property, assets, […]

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St Louis Mediation Can Help Avoid Costly Child Custody Battles

There is perhaps no more important and personal legal right than the right to parent one’s children. This is why child custody disputes during divorce proceedings can become so contentious – and costly. As a result, it is in everyone’s best interest to communicate effectively during the divorce process in order to prevent misunderstandings and […]

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Changing Alimony Laws Are Affecting Divorce Settlements throughout Missouri

All across the country, alimony laws are changing. Alimony, also known as spousal support or maintenance, isn’t calculated with a particular formula in Missouri like it is in some other states. But newer trends to consider the employability and reasonable needs of a person receiving a maintenance award make it more difficult to qualify for […]

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Always Speak with a St Louis Divorce Lawyer Before Filing

With many online resources available to us, it can be more and more tempting to learn about matters on the internet instead of consulting with a professional. If you’re facing the dissolution of your marriage, you may consider pursuing the matter on your own with online forms. However, information online can never replace the in-depth […]

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Is It Time to Consult with a Divorce Mediation Attorney in St. Louis?

If you are considering divorce, it’s time to consult with an experienced St. Louis Divorce Mediation Attorney. It’s important to recognize that seeking professional legal counsel doesn’t make it any more or less likely that you will ultimately seek a divorce. Instead, a consultation can help you look at your situation more clearly and will […]

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How Long Can a Divorce Take?

Every client I’ve ever worked with going through a divorce wants to know: How long can a divorce take? It’s a great question because people going...

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Adult Adoptees Can Now Discover Their Birth Parents

Beginning January 1, 2018, all adult adoptees born in Missouri can get a copy of their original birth certificate, including the names of their...

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Meet Our Attorney

My philosophy is to help clients resolve legal matters in the most effective way possible. I accomplish this through communication, collaboration, interest-based negotiations...

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Divorce and Other Family Matters

J. Rench law firm is passionate about helping families through separation or divorce. We are dedicated to family law matters...

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