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What is the Fastest Way to Get a Divorce in Missouri?

There are a number of factors that can impact how long it takes for you to get a divorce in Missouri. The law sets a minimum amount of time for the process that cannot be altered, but many divorce cases take much longer. Delays and disputes can make the process drag on for months or […]

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Do You Get Half of Everything in a St. Louis Divorce?

It is a common misconception that the court will split things down the middle during a divorce case. The reality is that property division in St. Louis is far more complicated. While it is possible that you could get half of the marital assets, the law does not guarantee that you receive an even distribution.

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What is the Minimum Amount of Child Support in Missouri?

Like most states, Missouri relies on a complicated formula as a starting point for setting monthly child support obligations. This calculation is made using a number of factors, including the income of both parents. While income is an important factor, there is a minimum amount of monthly support that every child support order must include. […]

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How do I Request a Mediation in Missouri?

Mediation is a useful tool for resolving divorces as well as a host of other domestic relations issues. Unlike a trial, mediation is an out-of-court procedure that involves both parties to a dispute working with a mediator to resolve their case. Often, mediation results in an agreement that resolves divorce disputes without the need for […]

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How Much is the Average Child Support in St. Louis, Missouri?

Unsure how much the average child support in St. Louis, Missouri? If you are involved in a child custody case, these questions are understandable. Child support issues can be complex, especially in an already-contentious divorce.

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How Much Does Mediation Cost in St. Louis, Missouri?

The growth in popularity of divorce mediation has been significant in recent years. This tool is used by couples that prefer to resolve their divorce issues outside of the courtroom. While one of the benefits of mediation is that it typically costs less than litigating a divorce, that does not mean there are no expenses […]

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Do You Have to Pay Child Support If You Have 50/50 Custody in Missouri?

If you have 50/50 custody with your co-parent in Missouri, it is possible that you will still have to pay child support. There is nothing in state law that prohibits the court from awarding child support—even when both spouses share equal parenting time. When possible, judges in Missouri will award parents 50/50 custody. While this […]

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Can a Father Take a Child Away from a Mother in St. Louis?

Custody laws and court orders determine which parent has the right to custody of a minor child at any given point. However, the law does not allow a father to forcefully remove a child from the mother even if they have visitation or custody rights. Instead, it is necessary to go through the proper channels […]

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How Is Child Custody Determined in Missouri?

There are few things in life that can be as challenging and contentious as a child custody dispute. This is true for divorcing couples as well as unmarried parents seeking a court order regarding custody. An attorney could help resolve these disputes with as little stress as possible. Before you go into a child custody […]

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