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  • What Does Child Support Cover?
    What Does Child Support Cover?

    We get lots of questions in our office about what child support covers. The Form 14 chart is called a “Schedule of Basic Child Support Obligations.” What does basic mean? Basic means food, shelter, ...

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  • Which Co-Parenting App Should I Use in Missouri?
    Which Co-Parenting App Should I Use in Missouri?

    There are now many co-parenting apps available to parents in Missouri. Here is a brief overview and our recommendations: Google or Outlook Calendar . This is the most basic shared calendar system that ...

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  • Dividing Assets That No Longer Exist at the Time of Trial
    Dividing Assets That No Longer Exist at the Time of Trial

    A common question that comes up during the middle of the divorce is one party’s request for an asset that no longer exists. Your spouse wants half of last year’s tax refund that you used to pay off ...

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  • Can the Court Force Me to Sell my Home or Business in a Missouri Divorce?
    Can the Court Force Me to Sell my Home or Business in a Missouri Divorce?

    A common question in our office is whether the judge can force the sale of real estate or a business in a Missouri divorce. The answer is that a court cannot force the sale of marital property until ...

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  • Modifying Child Support in Hard Economic Times
    Modifying Child Support in Hard Economic Times

    In Missouri, child support can be increased or decreased if you can prove that there has been a substantial and continuing change in circumstances which makes the current child support amount ...

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  • What is a Missouri Qualified Domestic Relations Order and What Do I Need to Know About One?
    What is a Missouri Qualified Domestic Relations Order and What Do I Need to Know About One?

    A Qualified Domestic Relations Order (QDRO) is a court order that divides you or your spouse’s retirement plan in the event of a divorce. QDROs apply only to employee benefit or pension plans subject ...

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