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  • What is Child Support and what does it cover?
    What is Child Support and what does it cover?

    Child support is money paid to the custodial parent in order to help cover the child’s basic necessities such as food, housing, and clothing. In Missouri child support covers clothing, food, school ...

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  • Preparing for a Custody Case
    Preparing for a Custody Case

    So you think that you will be in court soon fighting over custody or child support. What should you be doing? Here are some things to think about that may help you: 1. Consider putting the kids in ...

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  • Tips for Getting Along with the EX
    Tips for Getting Along with the EX

    Taken from Dr. Judith Ruskay Rabinor, Ph.D. here are some tips for developing a better relationship with your former spouse: 1. Create a vision of the family you want to create . You are no longer ...

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  • Are payments in stock considered part of my income for child support purposes?
    Are payments in stock considered part of my income for child support purposes?

    In a recent case decided by the Western District Court of Appeals the Court found that payment in stock may be included in a parent's gross income for determining child support when the stock produces ...

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  • Why College Kids need to keep their Parents informed
    Why College Kids need to keep their Parents informed

    Missouri law surrounding payment of child support and college expenses for children between the ages of 18-21 is confusing. What we do know is that in order for a child to continue receiving child ...

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  • Hey Dad--Get a Step Down Child Support Order
    Hey Dad--Get a Step Down Child Support Order

    What is a step down child support order? A step down child support order is an order that applies to child support being paid for multiple children. The order specifically states that as the oldest ...

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