Posts By: Mat Camp

Missouri Adoption Process & Options

by Mat Camp • December 10, 2020

Last month, we celebrated National Adoption Month. You may be celebrating this month because multiple people in your family were adopted or maybe you are in the process of considering whether adoption is right for your family Either way it is good to know how the adoption process works. It is also good to know […]

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Why Estate Planning Is Essential To A Stress-Free Future

by Mat Camp • October 21, 2020

Right now, we are all going through stressful times as a nation in 2020. There is a global pandemic creating a lot of anxiety and isolation. There is an election. There has been extreme economic loss and business uncertainty. Just when you think you can’t take another thing, something else pops up (like Murder Hornets). […]

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Missouri First Responders Workers’ Compensation Update

by Mat Camp • October 16, 2020

In April, Missouri lawmakers passed a law allowing first responders to file for workers’ compensation for COVID-19 related illnesses. First responders had to work during most of the pandemic shut downs with little to no PPE, as at the time, there was a nation-wide shortage. We covered the new Missouri law and its potential outcomes […]

PRESS RELEASE: St. Louis Area Law Firm Wants to Celebrate (and Treat!) Local Educators

by Mat Camp • August 27, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 27, 2020 Contact: Sarah Johnson Legal Back Office PR/Marketing Contact Phone:   314-706-0145 Email: Teachers In The Webster Groves, Parkway or Lindbergh School Districts Can Be Nominated For A DoorDash Gift Card St. Louis, MO: St. Louis area law firm Marler Law Partners is looking to continue their mission of helping good […]

Unique Custody Issues: COVID-19 and Sending Children to School 

by Mat Camp • August 17, 2020

For the past few months, the uncertainty of COVID-19 has disrupted the life of so many parents and children. As the summer flies by and school is approaching, the anxiety for parents is at an all–time high. Unfortunately, this decision can become even more difficult for parents who share custody. If you are a parent with a school-aged […]

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Get To Know Laurie Knight: Marler Law Partners’ New Family Law Attorney 

by Mat Camp • August 7, 2020

In the last year the Marler Law Partner family has changed names, said goodbye to an attorney and made two new additions to the team. We are happy to announce that since March, we’ve added another outstanding attorney to our family law team, Laurie Knight. Read below to learn more about Laurie, her background in law and what she enjoys […]


Criminal Charges: How to Find the Right Defense Attorney and Support

by Mat Camp • July 24, 2020

Whether you were charged with a misdemeanor or a major criminal offense, it’s a serious issue. The person charged risks penalties and consequences that can follow them for years to come including jail time, a criminal record and the loss of certain job opportunities, among many others. If you are facing criminal charges, it’s critical […]

George Floyd & Why Black Lives Matter to A Firm That Helps Good People Through Hard Times

by Mat Camp • July 18, 2020

By Ramona Gau This is a hard post for me to draft. Part of me debated if as a completely white-operated law firm it was even our place to say anything regarding the Black Lives Matter movement. I feared that it might come off as a “trendy” thing to do, instead of sincere.  However, I […]


Divorce, Separation and Property Division

by Mat Camp • June 26, 2020

The messiest part of any divorce is always the property division: “Who gets the dog?” “Who gets the house?” “Who is responsible for the debt?” Property can cover so many things – not just physical assets, but monetary assets and business holdings as well. Below we showcase an example of why property division matters and […]

Should You consider a Postnuptial Agreement? 

by Mat Camp • June 17, 2020

Everyone is familiar with prenuptial agreements, which are agreements made between two people before marrying that establishes rights to property and support in the event of divorce or death.     Many think of this concept as unromantic, as it acknowledges the possible end of a marriage before it even begins. However, prenuptial agreements are becoming more and more common as millennials are getting […]