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...

Coping With Divorce During the Holidays

The holidays are what divorce lawyers like to call a yearly perfect storm. There are a lot of stressors in a person’s life that can be the last straw in their marriage, but none of that stress comes around on at the same time every year like the holidays do....

Understanding Divorce Terms: Deposition

It is a truism that going through a divorce is difficult. According to the Holmes-Rahe Stress Inventory, it is the second most stressful event a person can face in a lifetime. Most people are not lawyers, so the process of getting a divorce can be very intimidating in...