The rise of virtual visitation child custody cases in America

A new child custody law may affect how parents from Missouri relate to their children. Also known as 'Internet visitation" or 'electronic visitation," virtual visitation is now becoming a common legal term in which a parent might request to keep in contact with their child through the use of modern technology. In many cases, a...

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Law delineates parental visitation rights with children

Missouri parents who do not have custody of their children are generally entitled to reasonable visitation rights. However, courts may not allow visitation rights under certain circumstances if it would not be in the child's best interests. Missouri Law 452.400 states that if visitation by the non-custodial parent would put the child in danger or...

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Missouri marriage rate decreasing as divorce rate remains high

The process of divorce can be a trying one for all parties involved. Worries about breaking the news to friends and family, division of assets and child custody disputes all come to light. All of these factors highlight the commitments of a marriage, especially when children are involved. Nevertheless, every relationship has its ups and...

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Is the ‘nuclear family’ a bygone definition?

When someone hears the term “nuclear family,” they might think of a married mom and dad with two kids. The family is likely all of the same race and the kids are probably a boy and a girl with perfect smiles, perfect behaviors, a skill for tennis and a love of school. It might be...

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