Navigating the unique challenges of a military divorce

On behalf of Stange Law Firm, PC posted in Divorce/Separation on Friday, September 6, 2019. Military divorces can come with additional challenges that civilians may not face with their divorce cases. However, it is important to keep in mind that there are also similarities related to the basics of divorce any divorcing couple will need to address. Military couples who have made the difficult decision to divorce should know what to expect from the military divorce process and how to get the help they need through their divorce. Divorcing military couples will need to address all the same important divorce-related


How to deal with unfair divorce tactics

On behalf of Stange Law Firm, PC posted in Divorce/Separation on Friday, August 2, 2019. Ending a marriage can be a challenging experience on many different levels. The emotions that are tied up in the marriage dissolution process can be more than enough to make it difficult, but the logistics of untangling two lives can be overwhelming. Making matters worse, a contentious divorce can see the parties taking steps to try to thwart a fair resolution. This is why Midwesterners need to ensure they are protecting themselves as fully as possible throughout the divorce process, which includes knowing how to


Divorce, property division and hidden assets

On behalf of Stange Law Firm, PC posted in Divorce/Separation on Friday, July 26, 2019. Marriages should be built on trust. Yet, when some Midwesterners contemplate divorce, they begin to shroud themselves in lies. There are many reasons for this behavior. Shame can play a role in instances of infidelity, but oftentimes, these lies have financial motives. Those individuals who know the laws as they pertain to divorce may realize that marital assets will be subjected to property division; thus, they seek to hide assets in an attempt to keep them for themselves. While this behavior is unethical and illegal,


What is an uncontested divorce?

On behalf of Stange Law Firm, PC posted in Divorce/Separation on Friday, July 12, 2019. There are generally two types of divorce based on whether there are contested issues between the divorcing spouses or not. In circumstances of an uncontested divorce, the divorcing couple are largely able to work out the major divorce-related issues and agree to how they want to resolve property division, spousal support, child support and child custody. Whenever a couple is entering a divorce process, however, it is likely they have questions. An uncontested divorce refers to when the divorcing couple agrees to the divorce and


Many contemplate divorce during the summer

On behalf of Stange Law Firm, PC posted in Divorce/Separation on Friday, July 5, 2019. Summer is here. Kids are out of school and family vacations are underway. This may be a joyous time for many, but for others, spending more time together only highlights familial strife. Spouses can find themselves bickering over finances, personalities can clash, and differences in parenting styles can be accentuated. This is why there is often an uptick in divorces once the summer comes to an end and children return to school. In fact, a study from 2016 found that March and August see spikes


How a military divorce is different from a civilian divorce

On behalf of Stange Law Firm, PC posted in Divorce/Separation on Friday, June 28, 2019. Military divorces can have different concerns from civilian divorces that military couples should be familiar with. While there are similarities, the military divorce process can be somewhat different in some respects which is why familiarity with the process is helpful for divorcing military spouses. Military divorces will address property division, alimony, child support and child custody issues just like civilian divorces. The family law process can help both military spouses and non-military spouses with these concerns. In military divorces, however, there may be differences compared


Founding Partner Kirk C. Stange Featured in Latest Issue of Lawyer Monthly Magazine

By Stange Law Firm, PC on Friday, June 28, 2019. Stange Law Firm, P.C. Founding Partner Kirk C. Stange was recently featured in the July 2019 issue of Lawyer Monthly Magazine. The four-page Q&A-style feature, titled “Important Divorce and Family Law Issues,” touches on all of the factors we should consider when splitting up in divorce: from pensions to hidden assets. Mr. Stange also discusses elements that your attorney should bring to the table to assist you in your matter.


Military divorce and military retirement payments

On behalf of Stange Law Firm, PC posted in Divorce/Separation on Thursday, June 27, 2019. The Midwest has its fair share of brave men and women who serve our country in the armed forces. These service members put their lives on the line to ensure that we are safe at home. In addition to putting their own safety at risk, though, these men and women oftentimes find themselves dealing with personal matters while away from home. This can, and often does, include divorce. A military divorce is like any other divorce in many respects, but it also has its own


What couples with a business should do during divorce

On behalf of Stange Law Firm, PC posted in Divorce/Separation on Saturday, June 15, 2019. High net worth divorces, especially those that involve businesses and business assets, can mean additional complexities beyond a typical divorce. How a business and business assets will be handled is a common and understandable concern during a divorce when a business is involved. High asset divorces can require specialized attention and expertise. When the couple are business owners, the divorcing spouses will likely be concerned about how the business will be impacted by the divorce and the divorce process. How the divorce impacts a business


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


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


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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