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Our law firm is dedicated to keeping you up to date with valuable information. The articles below cover a wide variety of topics, and we hope that they provide you with a broad understanding of the family law issues that you are dealing with.

Divorce

Divorce can be a long and complicated process – and if you are like most people, you probably have lots of questions. These articles address many different areas of divorce, including tips for handling the stresses and problems that may arise during the process.

Causes of Divorce

Children and Divorce

Finances During Divorce

Bank Statements in Divorce

Multi-State Divorce Lawyers Representing Clients In Financial Matters During a divorce, courts may look at a lot of information and evidence in order to ensure that

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High Asset Divorce

What Is The Best Option?

What Are Domestic Asset Protection Trusts? Domestic Asset Protections Trusts (“DAPTs”) are irrevocable trusts that can be established in states that have special laws for

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Tips for Divorce

Will a divorce fix everything?

Marriage Ending in a Divorce Unfortunately, in many marriages, things don’t always work out perfectly. Sometimes there’s a lot of fighting and bickering which raises

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Tips for your Divorce Case

Should I Text My Lawyer?

Text messages (also known as SMS, short message service) are a common way of communicating. Instead of picking up the phone or drafting an email,

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Risks Of Bringing Friends

Nothing in life is without risk and divorce is no exception. During a stressful time it’s understandable that people want the support of friends and

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Finances after Divorce

Coping after Divorce

After the Divorce

Custody

Without a doubt, custody can be one of the most heated issues during a divorce. We understand how important your children are, and our law firm will work diligently to ensure that their best interests are represented. These articles, which discuss a wide variety of custody issues, can help you get the information you are looking for.

Child Custody

Missouri Parenting Plans

For most parents, nothing is more important to them then their children. That is why child custody matters can be some of the most intense

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Joint Custody

Adoption

International Adoption

Local Process and Requirements Intercountry adoption is a form of adoption in which the adoptive parents are citizens of one country (the United States for

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Grandparents

Support

In many divorces, one party will often end up making payments to the other, whether it is in the form of child support, spousal support or both. These articles discuss numerous topics that can come up during the process, and they can help you get a sense of what to expect.

Child Support

Willingly Paying Child Support

Voluntarily Paying Child Support: Multi-State Child Support Lawyers In many different instances, it can end up being some time before the child custody and support

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Spousal Support

Family Law

Family law cases are never easy. You can be faced with anything from a divorce to child custody to guardianship. These articles can provide information regardless of the type of family law case you are facing.

Your Family Law Attorney

Should I Text My Lawyer?

Text messages (also known as SMS, short message service) are a common way of communicating. Instead of picking up the phone or drafting an email,

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Health and Family Law

Dealing With Therapy Privilege

Therapy and Mental Health Records Often Important in Custody Proceedings Communications with therapists and other health professionals can be a heavily litigated issue in a

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Tips for your Family Law Case

Should I Text My Lawyer?

Text messages (also known as SMS, short message service) are a common way of communicating. Instead of picking up the phone or drafting an email,

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Family Law During the Holidays

Military Family Law

Men in Family Law

Being a father in a family law case can be difficult. These articles can provide some information into the rights that fathers have in divorce cases and unmarried fathers have in paternity cases.

Fathers

The Importance of Fathers

Four decades later, after research and hundreds of studies, statistics show that fathers who are active in their children’s lives largely determine their future success.

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Relationships

Because our law firm focuses exclusively on family, we have a deep understanding of the way that relationships affect your client’s lives. These articles address a variety of topics and provide interesting perspectives on the ways in which different issues can hurt and help relationships.

Affairs

Relationships

Technology

Technology is advancing every day. The affect it has on family law has been growing just as fast. From before the case, to discovery, during the case and even after, technology can both positively and negatively affect the outcome of any case. The articles below highlight information that could help you properly use technology during your family law case.

Technology in Family Law

Should I Text My Lawyer?

Text messages (also known as SMS, short message service) are a common way of communicating. Instead of picking up the phone or drafting an email,

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Social Media and Family Law

Same-Sex Couples

Effect of Windsor

Understanding Windsor Summary courtesy of the Political Science department at Texas A & M: “In United States v. Windsor, the Supreme Court held Section 3

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Same sex divorce in Illinois

Along with the legalization of same-sex marriages in the state of Illinois comes the need to understand same-sex divorce. Since June 1, 2014, the state

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Family Law Violence

Fertility and Surrogacy

Mediation and Collaborative Law

The Collaborative Divorce Process

•pull quote from Kirk out of video •other call outs •graph, table or other chart The Collaborative Divorce Process-Overview Collaborative divorce is a voluntary, contractually

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How to Make Mediation Work

Mediation is a helpful tool that helps parties come to a settlement agreement. The process of mediation allows for both parties to openly discuss all

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Asset Division

Divorce & Estate Plans

Divorce is an emotional and financial roller coaster and estate planning may not be one of your priorities, but if steps are not taken to

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Trust Decanting and Divorce

In high asset divorce matters, the division of trust assets can be a significant issue.  In complex cases, trust decanting can be an important issue

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Who Lets the Dog Out?

Anybody that has pets understands how special they are to a family. Pets are loved, give love and, at times, truly are a member of

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Contempt

Unmarried Parents

Children of Unmarried Parents

Creating Legal Relationships Paternity The filing of a paternity or parentage action is one method a person may establish a legal relationship with a child

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Birth Father’s Law

The Rights of Unwed Father’s History & National Trends Ask any family law practitioner informally to compare the number of divorces for which they are

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Birth Father’s Law

III. The Rights of Unwed Father’s A. History & National Trends Ask any family law practitioner informally to compare the number of divorces for which

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Legal Summaries

We have a wide variety of legal summaries to help you understand the law behind certain family law topics in Missouri, Illinois, Kansas and Oklahoma.

Legal Summary: Family Law Ethics

IV. ETHICS Fee Agreements-Review a Sample Agreement Practical Tip: All family law attorneys should have a written fee agreement with their client before undertaking any

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Legal Ethics in Family Law

A. Confidentiality Concerns A Lawyers’ duty of confidentiality is one of the profession’s “core values.” The ethics duty of confidentiality extends far beyond the evidentiary

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Advanced Divorce Law

I. Case Law Update: The Latest Decisions Affecting Your Practice A. Same Sex Marriage and Custody It is important to first establish the same sex

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Preparing for Mediation

1. What is mediation? During mediation, a qualified mediator assists both parties to come to an agreement by discussing different options for settlement and helping

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Paternity Actions

Paternity is a legal term that means fatherhood. In many states, if parents are married, the husband is automatically considered to be the father of

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