Which Aspects Of A Divorce Affect Child Custody In Missouri?
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 […]
Your Ex Won’t Follow Custody Orders; Now What?
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 Facing Divorce: What You Need To Know
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 […]
Circumstances Change & So Can Your Missouri Custody Plan
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
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 […]
COVID-19 Custody Issues: School Quarantines For A Divorced Family
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
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
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?
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 […]
Family Law More Than Just Divorce
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 […]