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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Creating a strong and stable future for the children

Missouri parents who are walking through the divorce process are likely concerned with how the decisions they make will impact the mental and emotional well-being of their children. In order to minimize the negative impact and protect the kids, some parents choose to create their own parenting plan outside of court. An out-of-court parenting plan...

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Keep holiday stress to a minimum after divorce

You and your spouse made a mutual decision to divorce. You agreed that you would do your best to settle all child-related, property and other issues as amicably as possible in a Missouri court, even though there were issues that have prompted disagreement between you. You have no way of predicting the future; however, you...

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Do you need information on sole custody and joint custody?

Going through divorce may be one of the most trying times in your life. You may have struggled for some time to even come to this decision, and now you have a number of other life-changing decisions ahead of you. In particular, you likely worry about how the choices you and your soon-to-be ex-spouse make...

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AR, MO among states with highest number of women killed by men

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) - A new study finds Arkansas and Missouri are among the states with the highest rates of women killed by men. Arkansas is ranked 4th in the nation for women killed by men, according to a new study by the Violence Policy Center, with a rate of 1.97 women killed per 100,000....

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What happens if you cannot meet child support obligations?

A Missouri divorce will have serious financial implications for your life, and sometimes, these changes can impact your life for years to come. It can be difficult to manage financial issues after divorce, and sometimes, they may impact your ability to pay child support. When your financial circumstances change, you can feel overwhelmed and unsure...

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WHAT CAN REGULAR PEOPLE LEARN FROM THE ANGELINA JOLIE/BRAD PITT DIVORCE?

I am not particularly interested in the Jolie/Pitt divorce from a celebrity standpoint, but as a divorce attorney the ups and downs and drama is something that I see with some of my own clients, just on a much larger (and far more expensive) scale. Interestingly enough, the resolutions are not all that different than...

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10 Great Pieces of Divorce Advice

People thinking about a divorce don't always get the best guidance from others when they are starting on their journey.  Well meaning friends, family members and unscrupulous attorneys may mislead you without even meaning to.  So here are some important things to think about if you are thinking about going down this path: 1.  Make...

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Common Sense Gun Control

Just a few days ago in St Louis, a 7 year old boy was accidentally shot and killed by his older brother when they were playing with a gun that was in their home. The following is taken from the website of the group "Moms Demand Action for Guns Sense in America": Moms Demand Action...

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MLB Player Miguel Cabrera in Court Over Child Support

Tigers first baseman/DH Miguel Cabrera is being sued by a woman from Orlando, Florida who claims that he "unilaterally" reduced the amount of his monthly child support payments, Tony Paul of The Detroit News reports. Cabrera, who has three children with his wife Rosangel, also had two children with Belkies Mariela Rodriguez in 2013 and...

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