Family Law

Custody Modification

School & Office Re-Openings Can Mean It’s Time To Consider A Custody Modification

by Mat Camp • September 30, 2021

As many schools re-open and offices and other businesses begin bringing employees back onsite, custody arrangements for divorced parents may need a second look. Fortunately, existing custody plans can be modified and re-established by family courts. However, successfully seeking a court-ordered modification to an existing plan that had worked for a period of time does […]

legal separation

What You Need To Know About Legal Separation In Missouri

by Mat Camp • July 29, 2021

While divorce in the U.S. was once rare and carried a negative stigma, it has become increasingly common. From 1960 to 1980 the U.S. divorce rate more than doubled, going from 9.2 divorces per 1,000 women to 22.6 per 1,000 women. This was likely due in part to cultural and societal changes in the U.S., […]

child custody

Which Aspects Of A Divorce Affect Child Custody In Missouri?

by Mat Camp • June 3, 2021

Divorce is tragic, especially when children are involved. Their lives are upended, they often face undue stress, find themselves in the middle between parents who are at odds and deal with constant uncertainty. For many children, questions like “Where will I live?”, “Where will I go to school?”, “Will I get to see both of […]

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Your Ex Won’t Follow Custody Orders; Now What?

by Mat Camp • May 24, 2021

Divorce, like many stressful life events, can bring out the best in some people and the worst in others. Some divorcing couples rise to the occasion, put aside their differences and commit to moving forward in the most productive way possible. This is especially important when children are involved. But in too many cases, one […]

business owners

Business Owners Facing Divorce: What You Need To Know

by Mat Camp • April 26, 2021

Divorce brings so much uncertainty to everyone involved. What will happen to the children? Who gets the house? Who gets the dog? And in some cases, what will happen to our business? While determining the answers to each of these questions can be challenging and unique for each case, the fate of a business owned […]

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Circumstances Change & So Can Your Missouri Custody Plan

by Mat Camp • January 27, 2021

The pandemic has brought tragedy and economic upheaval to most of the world. The U.S. has seen nothing comparable in decades – seemingly overnight, the U.S. economy went from boom to bust. Record low unemployment of 3.8% in February reached 13.0% in May as 14.3 million Americans lost their jobs due to widespread shutdowns meant […]

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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COVID-19 Custody Issues: School Quarantines For A Divorced Family

by admin • November 11, 2020

Now that many St. Louis area schools are returning back to in-person instruction (or a combination in-person and virtual education), there are many more concerns about school quarantine protocols. This Fall, many private and charter schools tested the waters for St. Louis City / County, and an early look at their results have raised a […]

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 […]


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 […]