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If My Spouse Divorces Me, Will I Have the Money to Survive?

Under Missouri law, in a divorce, you might be entitled to a monthly payment from your ex-spouse known as maintenance and formally known as alimony. The trial court can award maintenance if it first determines that the individual seeking maintenance “lacks sufficient property, including marital property apportioned to him, to provide for his reasonable need” …

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Relocation of Minor Children After Divorce

People get married, they have children and then they get a divorce (albeit not always in that order). At the time of the divorce, the court adopts a parenting plan that sets forth the custody schedule for the parents and the minor children throughout the year. In addition, the parenting plan designates an “educational residence.” This residence …

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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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