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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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  • Can my spouse receive part of my stock options in our divorce?
    Can my spouse receive part of my stock options in our divorce?

    Stock options can often be valuable assets that come up in the midst of property division in a divorce. The leading case on stock options in Missouri is Warner v. Warner, 46 S.W. 3d 591 (Mo. App. W.D. ...

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