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May 2017 Archives

Seeking a child custody modification

When going through a divorce that involves children, custody orders are created to fit a family's circumstances at the time. There is always hope that the child custody order will work long term, but there are no guarantees. Thankfully, parents in Missouri can seek modifications to these orders when they feel that doing so is justified.

Missouri juvenile law: MIP facts

The number of minors in Missouri who consume alcohol is somewhat alarming. Laws have been put in place to deter this behavior, some of which can affect for years those accused of violating them. A juvenile law attorney may be able to help minimize the consequences minors face if they are found with alcohol in their possession.

Something to learn from the Harry Macklowe divorce

Billionaire Harry Macklowe, after 58 years of marriage to his wife Linda, is seeking to dissolve their union. His reasons for doing so are his own, which is true for any person who decides to seek a divorce. There is something that Missouri residents can learn from how is divorce is playing out, though, and it has to do with the handling of marital property.

Is an uncontested divorce right for me?

Maybe your marriage has been going downhill for a while and things are just not working out anymore. You may be considering divorce but the thought of long, drawn-out court battles over every aspect of your lives sounds exhausting and daunting. Uncontested divorce, a more amicable alternative, may be an option.

Money, the biggest issue of going through a gray divorce

Ending a marriage, no matter when it occurs, is not without its difficulties. Both parties are left trying to figure out how to best move forward. Those in Missouri who are going through the divorce process later in life, however, will have just a few more concerns than those who end their marriages at younger ages.

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