Grant, Miller & Smith LLC
Free Initial Consultation 314-300-6919

divorce Archives

An uncontested divorce still deserves careful consideration

Ending a marriage without fighting about who gets what -- is that possible? Yes, actually it is. In fact, numerous couples in Missouri file uncontested marriage dissolutions every year. Don't be fooled by how easy and simple it sounds, though. An uncontested divorce still deserves careful consideration before you sign those papers.

Divorce season is coming once again

According to a study, in March and August there is a spike in marriage dissolution filings. With June practically done, that means there is only one more month until more couples in Missouri and across the country take the plunge and file for divorce. Is that really true? Is there such a thing as divorce season?

The economically struggling can benefit from divorce protections

To be young and in love -- it can be a great thing. When the topic of marriage comes up, there are a lot of things to discuss. Potential divorce and protecting assets should be on that list. Unfortunately, for most couples in Missouri and elsewhere, these two topics get overlooked.

Let your divorce attorney help you deal with an oppressive spouse

Whether your reside in Missouri or elsewhere, working to dissolve your marriage can be a difficult task, especially if your spouse is being a bully throughout the process. Sadly, this happens a lot. You do not have to face an oppressive spouse alone, though. Your divorce attorney can help you take the steps necessary to deal with the behavior and still seek a fair and balanced dissolution settlement.

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.

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.

Do I have to prove fault to secure a divorce in Missouri?

There are seemingly innumerable reasons as to why a person in an unhappy marriage might feel unable to move forward with a divorce. Perhaps they want to take more time to think things over, try marital counseling or even just wait until their children are in the best possible position to deal with the news.

Super Lawyers

Our Office

7733 Forsyth Blvd.
Suite 1850
St. Louis, MO 63105
Map and Directions


519 Madison Street
St. Charles, MO 63301
Map and Directions


Phone: 314-300-6919
Fax: 314-721-1710