What can be done to enforce a child support order?

On behalf of Stange Law Firm, PC posted in support on Thursday, April 18, 2019. Children have the right to be supported by both of their parents. Whether you are paying child support or collecting it, you may have questions about the enforcement process and what you can do to address your concerns. Various methods can be used to ensure that a parent pays the child support they owe. Child support enforcement measures can include withholding income; intercepting state and federal tax returns; credit reporting of past due and unpaid child support; filing liens on the personal or real property

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Modifying child custody or other divorce-related concerns

On behalf of Stange Law Firm, PC posted in child custody on Thursday, April 4, 2019. Changes to a child custody order may sometimes be needed. This blog recently looked at how child custody is determined in Missouri but another important topic for many parents is how a child custody order may be changed. Post-divorce modifications may be needed related to child custody, child visitation, child support and alimony. Because of how significant these issues are in the lives of divorced parents, it is helpful to at least understand when a modification may be possible. In general, it may be

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How is child custody determined in Missouri?

On behalf of Stange Law Firm, PC posted in child custody on Thursday, March 21, 2019. This blog recently discussed more generally how child custody decisions are made but Missouri parents may have questions so it is helpful to understand how child custody decisions are made in Missouri and this blog takes a closer look at what that means in Missouri. Knowing what child custody is based on, and how it is determined, can help calm some common anxieties divorcing couples may have associated with the child custody process. Child custody decisions are generally guided by what is in the

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Property division basics to understand

On behalf of Stange Law Firm, PC posted in property division on Friday, March 8, 2019. Property division can be one of the many concerns on the minds of divorcing couples. As a result, it is helpful for them to be familiar with family law resources that help with property division and how the family law court will divide property during their divorce. Property division is conducted according to equitable property division rules which means that the family law court will seek to divide property as fairly as possible between the couple. This may not necessarily mean a fifty-fifty split

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Mediation can save time and money

On behalf of Stange Law Firm, PC posted in divorce on Friday, March 1, 2019. It is no secret that divorcing is one of the most stressful times of life for most people. Constant court dates, meetings, anxiety that you may lose the things that matter to you most; the list of issues goes on. The good news is that the drawn-out court battles that are so popular on television are not the only way to end a union. A process called mediation is available for divorcing couples who are willing to speak to each other rationally. Mediation is an

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