Tips for a Child Custody Battle

All too often, child custody becomes a battle. No one wants to lose their children, no matter how it affects them. Emotions run high and parents may do whatever it takes to keep their children. Many play dirty and nobody comes out of it a winner, not even the...

Divorce and Financial Aid

Divorce is eminent, and your baby is going to college. This is an exciting time for parents and children alike, but the financial demands of a child attending college can be a stressor. There are a few important facts to keep in mind to help guide you through the maze...

Co-Parenting: Is That an Option?

With more than fifty percent of marriages ending in divorce and a growing trend of unmarried adults having children, the topic of co-parenting is a family and legal topic that is gaining more attention. A common misconception is that co-parenting is the same thing as...

Popular Divorce Terms: Prenuptial Agreements

A prenuptial agreement, also called an antenuptial agreement, is an agreement between two people who plan to marry. It outlines how the couple’s assets will be distributed when the marriage ends, either through divorce or the death of one of the spouses....

Preventing Financial Misconduct During a Divorce

When divorcing, if one spouse is caught hiding money or other financial assets they put themselves at great risk for serious consequences. If caught by the courts, they take what is referred to as financial misconduct very seriously. Often, when caught, it will skew...

Should You Appeal a Family Law Decision?

Have you come out of a divorce or a family law case with a decision you don’t agree with? Then it is within your rights to appeal that decision providing you do it within the appeal time limit for the state of Missouri. However, it is important that those...