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Can science predict divorce?

We can rely on science for a lot of things, but can it predict the success or failure of a marriage? There is no way to 100% predict that a marriage is heading for a breakup. That said, social scientists are able to predict which couples may be more likely to call it quits based on a variety of behaviors and lifestyles. 

How retirement assets are treated in divorce

Many couples in Missouri are aware of how important retirement savings are, and do their best to plan and save accordingly. For some couples, retirement savings can account for a significant portion of their property. This can make figuring out how to divide retirement assets during a divorce extremely difficult.

How to divide these 3 important assets in a divorce

Dissolving your marriage is a tough process. Not only is it an emotional struggle, but it can also impact your finances, too. The outcome of your divorce may affect everything from your monthly budget to your taxes. The main aspect of the split that influences your financial life is the asset division process.

Saving time and money with a collaborative divorce

For some couples in Missouri, the end of their romantic relationship is dramatic, marked by bitterness and contention. For others, the end comes slowly without anger as the couple slip into a pattern of a friendly relationship rather than a romantic one. For either scenario, there are divorce options that can help transition to the next stage of life more peacefully.

Appeals court remands child custody case

When parents in Missouri and across the country are unable to provide care for their children, there often comes a time when the court must step in and determine who will be in charge of them. In many states, family members are preferred when available. Despite this, a judge in another state ruled that child custody of two children should go to foster parents rather than the children's grandparents.

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