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Missouri Divorce Lawyer List


Includes: Alimony & Spousal Support

David  Betz Lawyer

David Betz

VERIFIED
Saint Louis Divorce Lawyer

The Betz Law Firm was founded in 2012 by its principal partner, David Betz as the natural progression of his years of experience in family law matters... (more)

Anne Virginia Kiske Lawyer

Anne Virginia Kiske

VERIFIED
Kansas City Divorce Lawyer
We offer services in family law, divorce, child custody, probate, estate planning and traffic

At the Kiske Law Office, LLC, I am responsible for child custody cases, child abuse cases, divorces, paternities, guardianships, and traffic matters, ... (more)

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Tiffany Anne Green Hytrek Lawyer

Tiffany Anne Green Hytrek

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Saint Louis Divorce Lawyer

Attorney Tiffany A. Hytrek dedicates her practice to family law and domestic relations matters in several counties in the State of Missouri. Practice ... (more)

Christopher M. Boedefeld

Administrative Law, Adoption, Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Children's Rights
Status:  In Good Standing           

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Thomas M. Lang

Adoption, Alimony & Spousal Support, Dispute Resolution, Animal Bite, Arbitration
Status:  In Good Standing           

Tamara A. Veit

Adoption, Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Farms, Divorce
Status:  In Good Standing           

David M. Slaby

Adoption, Alimony & Spousal Support, Animal Bite, Criminal, Child Support
Status:  In Good Standing           

Bruce E. Friedman

Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Farms, Divorce, Domestic Violence & Neglect
Status:  In Good Standing           

Craig Dale Ritchie

Adoption, Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Farms, Divorce
Status:  In Good Standing           

David P Kimminau

Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Collaborative Law, Farms, Divorce
Status:  In Good Standing           

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LEGAL TERMS

MARRIAGE LICENSE

A document that authorizes a couple to get married, usually available from the county clerk's office in the state where the marriage will take place. Couples pa... (more...)
A document that authorizes a couple to get married, usually available from the county clerk's office in the state where the marriage will take place. Couples pay a small fee for a marriage license, and must often wait a few days before it is issued. In addition, a few states require a short waiting period--usually not more than a day--between the time the license is issued and the time the marriage may take place. And some states still require blood tests for couples before they will issue a marriage license, though most no longer do.

ANNULMENT

A court procedure that dissolves a marriage and treats it as if it never happened. Annulments are rare since the advent of no-fault divorce but may be obtained ... (more...)
A court procedure that dissolves a marriage and treats it as if it never happened. Annulments are rare since the advent of no-fault divorce but may be obtained in most states for one of the following reasons: misrepresentation, concealment (for example, of an addiction or criminal record), misunderstanding and refusal to consummate the marriage.

LEGAL CUSTODY

The right and obligation to make decisions about a child's upbringing, including schooling and medical care. Many states typically have both parents share legal... (more...)
The right and obligation to make decisions about a child's upbringing, including schooling and medical care. Many states typically have both parents share legal custody of a child. Compare physical custody.

MARTIAL MISCONDUCT

See fault divorce.

ISSUE

A term generally meaning all your children and their children down through the generations, including grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and so on. Also called... (more...)
A term generally meaning all your children and their children down through the generations, including grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and so on. Also called 'lineal descendants.'

SEPARATE PROPERTY

In community property states, property owned and controlled entirely by one spouse in a marriage. At divorce, separate property is not divided under the state's... (more...)
In community property states, property owned and controlled entirely by one spouse in a marriage. At divorce, separate property is not divided under the state's property division laws, but is kept by the spouse who owns it. Separate property includes all property that a spouse obtained before marriage, through inheritance or as a gift. It also includes any property that is traceable to separate property -- for example, cash from the sale of a vintage car owned by one spouse before marriage-and any property that the spouses agree is separate property. Compare community property and equitable distribution.

ALIMONY

The money paid by one ex-spouse to the other for support under the terms of a court order or settlement agreement following a divorce. Except in marriages of lo... (more...)
The money paid by one ex-spouse to the other for support under the terms of a court order or settlement agreement following a divorce. Except in marriages of long duration (ten years or more) or in the case of an ailing spouse, alimony usually lasts for a set period, with the expectation that the recipient spouse will become self-supporting. Alimony is also called 'spousal support' or 'maintenance.'

CONNIVANCE

A situation set up so that another person commits a wrongdoing. For example, a husband who invites his wife's lover along on vacation may have connived her adul... (more...)
A situation set up so that another person commits a wrongdoing. For example, a husband who invites his wife's lover along on vacation may have connived her adultery, and if he tried to divorce her for her behavior, she could assert his connivance as a defense.

STEPPARENT ADOPTION

The formal, legal adoption of a child by a stepparent who is living with a legal parent. Most states have special provisions making stepparent adoptions relativ... (more...)
The formal, legal adoption of a child by a stepparent who is living with a legal parent. Most states have special provisions making stepparent adoptions relatively easy if the child's noncustodial parent gives consent, is dead or missing, or has abandoned the child.

SAMPLE LEGAL CASES

Warlop v. Warlop

... During divorce proceedings, it was shown that the child was not Husband's natural child. Outside of the divorce proceedings, Husband and Wife signed a "Parenting Plan" allowing Husband to visit the child. Following the divorce ...

Smith v. Kintz

... Further, as adduced at the divorce trial, [Relator] is a savvy business man with no less than six businesses, five rental properties and a timeshare and four vehicles. Evidence adduced at the divorce trial displayed his extensive use of attorneys in his holdings and otherwise. . . . ...

In re Estate of Olsen

... husband. Prior to his death, Joseph Olsen (Husband) and Jessie Ann Olsen (Wife) separated and Husband filed a petition seeking a divorce. ... agreement"). Husband died intestate in a vehicular accident before the divorce became final. ...