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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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  • Tips for getting along with your Co-Parent
    Tips for getting along with your Co-Parent

    What follows are some practical tips for getting along with your Co-Parent: Always refer to the other parent as your Co-Parent. Never refer to this person as “my ex”, “former partner”, “enemy” or ...

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  • Leaving Kids Home Alone
    Leaving Kids Home Alone

    During the summer and other holidays we often hear complaints from parents about the other parent leaving children home alone. The legal issue is that failure to provide adequate supervision is ...

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  • Which Parent is Granted Custody if the Couple is Not Married and There is No Court Order?
    Which Parent is Granted Custody if the Couple is Not Married and There is No Court Order?

    Another top ten question parents with custody issues ask. First of all, if there is a custody dispute and you don’t have a court order that sets forth your parenting time then law enforcement will ...

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