WHO HAS TO PAY CHILD SUPPORT AFTER A DIVORCE IN MISSOURI?

Divorce is hard on children, they shouldn't have to worry about money. The kids may worry about where they will live and if they will have to change schools. They may fear that their parents' divorce will impact the love and support they receive and the time they get to spend with their loved ones....

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USEFUL APPS FOR HELP WITH CO-PARENTING

Parenting with kids’ busy schedules is difficult enough when the parents are in the same house, and many families (including ours) have that calendar on the refrigerator that becomes indispensable in figuring out which child has to be where.  So what about families where the parents are not together and custody time is shared?  Each...

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COMPLETING A DIVORCE REQUIRES BALANCE AND COMMUNICATION

Stay balanced to maintain your workplace efficiency. It is an unfortunate truth that Missouri residents may not experience the same level of achievement in their personal lives as they do in their professional ones. An individual at the height of their career may thrive when they are doing their job but may find challenges and...

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WHAT TYPES OF CUSTODY PLANS ARE AVAILABLE IN MISSOURI?

On October 11, 2018, the Music Modernization Act (H.R. 1551) or MMA was signed into law. Child custody determinations are very important to parents and kids alike. While many child custody cases arrive in court pursuant to divorces and separations, others require judicial intervention at different times in the lives of the parties. Whenever a...

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WHAT IS THE MUSIC MODERNIZATION ACT AND HOW DOES IT AFFECT YOU

On October 11, 2018, the Music Modernization Act (H.R. 1551) or MMA was signed into law. WHAT IS THE MUSIC MODERNIZATION ACT AND HOW DOES IT AFFECT YOU This brought some very welcome changes to the music industry, where the technology has been far ahead of the law for many years. The biggest problem the...

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PARENT-TEACHER COMMUNICATION FOR DIVORCED PARENTS

How do divorced parents handle all of these? At this time of year schools are gearing up for parent teacher conferences as well as curriculum nights, high school/college informational sessions and a multitude of other activities that involve parents. How do divorced parents handle all of these? All parents want to be involved in their...

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Family Law FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions About Family Law in Missouri Do I need to get divorced in the state (or country) in which I was married? No. You actually would file a divorce in the state in which you (or your spouse) are residing at the time of filing. In Missouri, you (or your spouse) need to...

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10 Things to Remember in Your Divorce

10. Get counseling. I don't know how often counseling saves a marriage, but I always think it is worth a shot. In addition, I think it helps people to open up lines of communication that assists in resolving the actual divorce. 9. Get over the anger. This may take a while, but you cannot effectively...

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Living Arrangements During a Divorce

People often ask me if they have to move out of their house once a divorce is filed. In Missouri, there is no law stating that the parties cannot live in the same house, and everyone's situation is different. This will outline some of the different living situations that couples can enter into while their...

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