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Gender Identity and Name Changes in Missouri
Gender Identity and Name Changes in Missouri

One of the most basic but necessary issues that we can help transgendered clients with is a name and gender change. You want to be referred to by the proper name and you also want legal recognition of your correct gender identity so that your birth certificate, driver’s ...

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  • Gender Identity and Name Changes in Missouri

    One of the most basic but necessary issues that we can help transgendered clients with is a name and gender change. You want to be referred to by the proper name and you also want legal recognition of ...

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  • The Financial Reckoning that Comes with Divorce

    Not very many of my clients come out of their divorce better off financially than when they went into it. The ones that do were being financially abused by their spouses and were already paying all ...

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  • Sometimes Judges Just Get It Wrong

    Sometimes judges just get it wrong. I get easily frustrated by my clients’ common misperception that every judge will always make the perfect decision. You all think absolute fairness will be found in ...

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  • What is a Contempt Motion?

    A contempt motion is a motion filed in family court when the other parent doesn’t obey a court order. The court order is most often based upon the agreement of the parties but sometimes is based upon ...

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  • Reasons to Pull the Trigger on that Divorce Filing

    A common question we get in January is whether the client we previously consulted with in the fall should go ahead and file for divorce. First, no one can tell you what you should or shouldn’t do. ...

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  • Why the Judge Doesn’t Want to Hear About School Ratings in Your Relocation Case

    We have been involved in numerous custody cases in Missouri where one parent is requesting permission to relocate. The parent requesting to relocate always cites one of their reasons as better school ...

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