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.
A St. Louis Child Custody Lawyer Answers “Is Missouri a Mother State?”
Posted Mar 01 2023 by J. Rench Law Firm in Child Custody with 0 Comments
If you are facing a child custody dispute for the first time, you might be wondering whether Missouri is considered to be a “mother state” or a “father state.” The reality is that Missouri law is not designed to favor either the mother or the father. Instead, the law is designed to give both parents […]
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