Determining the best interests of the child

On behalf of Stange Law Firm, PC posted in Child Custody on Thursday, May 30, 2019. Knowing how child custody decisions are made is important for divorcing parents to understand and be familiar with. Child custody is determined based on what is in the best interests of the child which is based on a variety of factors. Each child custody situation is unique and the family law court will evaluate the factors to determine what is in the best interests of the child . Though the family law court can determine child custody and what is in the best interests


Facing child support dispute? Consider legal assistance

On behalf of Stange Law Firm, PC posted in Child Support on Friday, May 24, 2019. We’ve devoted a little bit of time on this blog to discussing child support. Child support can include many expenses, from day-to-day living costs to extracurricular activities and medical expenses. Although the state implements guidelines that serve as a starting point for child support considerations, the circumstances often justify a deviation from those recommendations. Of course, the facts of each case are often disputable, which could have a profound impact on a child support obligation. These arguments are not just powerful on the front


Understanding divorce and legal separation

On behalf of Stange Law Firm, PC posted in Divorce/Separation on Saturday, May 18, 2019. When a couple has made the difficult decision to divorce, they may wonder what the divorce process will look like for them. In addition, couples considering divorce may wonder what options they have and how the process will play out in their situation. There is no requirement in Missouri for a couple to legally separate prior to divorcing. Once they have filed for divorce, however, there is a 30-day waiting period that requires them to live apart. The laws and requirements differ in Illinois and


A primer on child support modification

On behalf of Stange Law Firm, PC posted in Child Support on Thursday, May 16, 2019. Child support often plays a significant role in marriage dissolutions. After all, the outcome of this issue can result in serious financial ramifications. For custodial parents, a favorable resolution can ease the financial strain of raising a child alone. For noncustodial parents, an overwhelming child support obligation can be a financial death knell. With so much on the line, Midwesterners sometimes find themselves aggressively fighting over this issue. Yet, even once a child support order is in place, life changes may warrant a child


Property division sure to be tough in singer’s divorce

On behalf of Stange Law Firm, PC posted in Divorce/Separation on Friday, May 10, 2019. The extremely popular torch singer Adele and her husband recently announced that they are seeking a divorce. Though they appear to be splitting on relatively good terms, the property division phase of their divorce could be highly complicated. According to reports, the couple did not enter into a prenuptial agreement, and so they will have to agree on the division of their marital property as part of their divorce settlement. Adele’s estimated worth is somewhere near $180 million, and they own property in the United


Legal help with the complexities of a high-net worth divorce

On behalf of Stange Law Firm, PC posted in Child Custody on Saturday, May 4, 2019. It is important for parents who are considering divorce in the St. Louis County and Missouri area to understand how child custody is determined where they live. This can help improve the outcome when divorcing parents need to sort out one of their most precious concerns regarding custody of their children following a divorce. When making child custody determinations, certain factors are used to determine what is in the child’s best interests. The child’s best interest is the governing consideration for child custody concerns.


Divorce and the basics of spousal support

On behalf of Stange Law Firm, PC posted in Divorce/Separation on Thursday, May 2, 2019. Starting a new chapter of life post-divorce can be frightening and exciting at the same time. But anxiety can be amped up when marriage dissolution is accompanied by financial uncertainty. To avoid this, Midwesterners need to ensure that property division matters are handled with care. By doing so, they can ensure that they receive a fair portion of marital assets, which can start them off on the right financial footing. Another way to obtain financial security post-divorce is to seek alimony, also referred to as


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