Co-Parenting During the Holidays

Holidays, for children of divorce, are just plain hard. The holiday season can remind them that their family is divided, and they may feel they are being pulled in every direction. Consider these holiday co-parenting tips from Kids in the Middle to make the season bright for your kids: Co-Parenting Tips for the Holidays Have questions or need more help? …

What does “no fault” divorce really mean in Missouri?

Conduct does not impact grounds for divorce There is sometimes a misconception that as Missouri is a “no-fault” state, misconduct during a marriage is not relevant. Missouri is a “no-fault” state, but the meaning of “no-fault” is that one only need prove that there is “no reasonable likelihood that the marriage can be preserved and that therefore the marriage is …

Is it a Good Idea to Bring a Friend to Your Consultation with Your Lawyer?

An initial consultation with a lawyer, particularly when relating to a family matter, can be a stressful time, making it difficult to think clearly.  Some clients ask to bring a friend, sibling or parent to the meeting for assistance or moral support.  Although this may seem helpful, it is not always a good idea. Waiving the attorney-client privilege and confidentiality When you bring a …