When a Missouri married couple divorces, they often face continued challenges regarding the future care and upbringing of their children. Most parents want what is best for their kids, although each one's interpretation of what that might be may vary. Sometimes, court intervention is needed to make final decisions. However, even after the court issues an order, life circumstances may change and a parent may need to seek a modification of child custody orders at some point.
Missouri readers likely know that Real Housewives of New York star, Bethenny Frankel has been engaged in more than one legal battle with her now former spouse, Jason Hoppy. Their 6-year-old daughter, Bryn, has been a central focus in the ongoing child custody proceedings, which reportedly lasted for several years. Recently, a spokesman for Hoppy indicated that the businessman seems very happy with the resolutions obtained that recognize his right to share in the future care and upbringing of his daughter.
Missouri couples who have children and are considering divorce will want to obtain information regarding laws that govern such matters. One new piece of legislation, in particular, focuses on the importance of spending time with both parents when it comes to what is best for children whose parents divorce. The new visitation and custody law is set to take effect in late August 2016.
A man who drives a truck for a living in a state north of Missouri has become involved in a raging fight concerning the custody of his son. He became a father two years ago after entering a relationship with a woman he claims to have met when she was filming a porn movie. He says he is now facing serious child custody issues that arose when the woman left town with his son.