Missouri spousal maintenance basics

On behalf of Stange Law Firm, PC posted in divorce on Thursday, December 26, 2019. Spousal maintenance is one of the primary issues divorcing couples may need to resolve during their divorce. Just like other divorce-related issues such as child support, child custody and property division, it is helpful to understand how spousal maintenance is handled during a divorce. Spousal maintenance, also known as spousal support or alimony, is designed to ensure that both spouses have a solid financial foundation following their divorce. Spousal support can help one spouse who may have remained at home to care for the house

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How child support is enforced

On behalf of Stange Law Firm, PC posted in support on Wednesday, December 11, 2019. Child support enforcement is important for many families in Clayton. Understanding how to enforce a child support order is essential for many parents to ensure they receive the support they need for their children. Methods of enforcing child support include the withholding of state and federal tax refunds; wage garnishment; seizure of personal property; suspension of an occupational license; suspension of a business license; revocation or suspension of a driver’s license; the denial of a passport; and jail time in some circumstances. The penalties for

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The different types of child custody the court may consider

On behalf of Stange Law Firm, PC posted in child custody on Friday, November 29, 2019. There are different types of child custody arrangements that parents in Missouri should be familiar with and understand. Doing so can help them through their child custody process and better resolve their child custody concerns. In general, there are five different types of child custody arrangements available in Missouri. One type of child custody arrangement is when the parents enjoy joint physical and legal custody of the child. Another type of child custody arrangement may award shared physical custody of the child but sole

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The Hague Convention and its impact on child custody

On behalf of Stange Law Firm, PC posted in child custody on Thursday, November 14, 2019. The Hague Convention is important for any parent who has had a child internationally abducted to understand. When a parent abduction has resulted in a child being removed from the country, the Hague Convention may be able to help the parent seeking return of the child. The Hague Convention, which bears the full name the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction, has been ratified by 80 countries. The provisions of the Hague Convention focus on returning a child to the

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Uncontested divorce basics

Uncontested divorce basics On behalf of Stange Law Firm, PC posted in divorce on Thursday, October 31, 2019. Divorcing couples who are able to agree on many of the divorce-related issues they will need to resolve may be able to benefit from an uncontested divorce but may also have questions about what an uncontested divorce is. Understanding the basics can help divorcing couples decide if an uncontested divorce is the best option for them. An uncontested divorce refers to when the divorcing couple agrees to divorce and to the major divorce-related issues they will need to resolve during their divorce

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What types of expenses are covered by child support?

On behalf of Stange Law Firm, PC posted in support on Thursday, October 17, 2019. It is important to understand what child support payments are intended for because there are a number of expenses that child support is intended for. Knowing what is included in child support payments and what is not included is helpful for divorcing couples trying to work out child support concerns during their divorce or in circumstances of unmarried parents. Child support payments are intended for basic necessities including housing, food and clothing but they are also intended for a variety of other expenses as well.

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