Family Law

Family Law More Than Just Divorce

by Sarah Johnson • April 21, 2020

So often when we tell people that Marler Law Partners practices family law, many of our friends and clients assume that just means divorce. However, family Law covers many domestic issues relating to family outside of divorce. Below are some of the many ways Marler Law Partners can serve you in family law: Divorce Child […]


What Does A COVID-19 “Stay-At-Home-Order” Mean For My Child Custody Agreement?

by Sarah Johnson • April 3, 2020

Many counties in the greater St. Louis area, including Jefferson County, are more than a week into their 30-day Stay-at-Home Order implemented to slow the spread of the Coronavirus. Additionally, St. Francois County is also implementing their own stay-at-home order effective Friday, April 3 following increased COVID-19 cases in Missouri. What this means is that […]


Child Custody

Traditional Custody Agreements Are Changing To Emphasize Equality

by admin • September 11, 2019

One of the biggest shifts in family law in the past decade is the movement towards joint custody. While some states, like Missouri, have passed legislation to encourage more equal custody agreements, others are seeing a change in the traditional custody agreements strictly due to the cultural shifts. The traditional custody agreement usually looks something […]


Back To School Legal Advice

Back-To-School Legal Advice Parents Need To Know

by admin • August 13, 2019

In Missouri, schools are getting started as early as this week.  The beginning of the school year is always a good time to review any new school policies, look over waivers, and make sure you have the proper paperwork on file with the school and copies of important documents at home.  It may be a […]


Social Media & Family Law: How It Can Impact Your Case

by admin • April 25, 2019

Social media can make life easier. You’re able to quickly share photos with your long-distance family, coordinate a group outing without making phone calls and quickly find out about local events. However, the ease of posting and commenting can be a double-edged sword. It’s natural to vent to friends in the middle of a breakup. […]