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Refusing to Pay Child Support? Here Are Actions the State Can Take

Missouri law is crystal clear that parents are obligated to financially support their children. Most parents who divorce or have a child together without being married have a child support order in place. This order directs one parent to make regular child support payments. But what happens if you don’t pay? Not only will you …

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Can a Non-Parent Get Custody of My Kid in Missouri?

CAN A NON-PARENT GET CUSTODY OF MY KID? People have a child or children automatically assuming that they, as parents, have the right to make decisions for the child or children so long as they are minors. This assumption has been reinforced by the United States Supreme Court which has consistently found that parents have a “fundamental” …

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