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Community outside Missouri launches new visitation program

4337560_S.jpgContinuing legal challenges regarding parenting issues after divorce are enough to impede anyone's ability to move forward in life in a healthy, successful manner. Issues involving child custody or visitation in Missouri and beyond are intensely personal and often evoke strong emotions in parents. Sadly, some situations erupt with anger and may even become dangerous if a parent responds violently to an issue.

Seeking legal guidance to develop healthy parenting plan

22868867_S.jpgMarried couples in Missouri who divorce often face legal challenges concerning important decisions regarding their children. Developing a new parenting plan is typically essential in order to protect the children's best interests and promote a new lifestyle conducive to their overall emotional and physical well-being. Though both parents may want what is best for their children, the parties may disagree about what that entails. 

Where to seek clarification on child custody laws in Missouri

37128348_S.jpgAnyone who has recently gone through divorce and is currently facing legal challenges regarding the future care and upbringing of children, may choose to seek experienced guidance in the matter. Child custody guidelines vary by state. A parent in Missouri in need of dispute resolution regarding such issues will want to seek clarification on the custody laws and regulations before proceeding to court.

Paternal grandmother seeks child custody after mother is jailed

33525314_S.jpgDomestic problems involving children often evoke strong emotions from both sides of an issue. In some situations, Missouri grandparents have sought child custody when they believe that a child is not safe in a current environment. A recent incident involved a young out-of-state mother who is now in jail, and her child's paternal grandmother who has asked the court to let the child live with her.

Gwyneth Paltrow may obtain default ruling in child custody case

49426185_S.jpgMany Missouri couples who end their marriages in divorce face complex issues that seem to take a while to iron out in court. Often, a central matter of debate for both regular people and celebrities who have children together is that of child custody. Fans throughout the world have followed the unraveling of superstars Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin's marriage. It seems that Paltrow may be entitled to obtain a default ruling regarding joint custody of the former couple's children.

Information re Missouri child custody issues for special needs

11368249_S.jpgMissouri parents who care for children with special needs face a variety of challenges particular to those circumstances. Some researchers say that many marriages cannot withstand the daily living requirements typically present in families with physically or mentally challenged kids. In such cases, those who divorce are often met with child custody issues and matters of disagreement that may seem impossible to resolve without legal intervention.

Law changes can affect child custody in Illinois and other states

28402965_S.jpgMissouri parents who divorce typically want what is best for their children with regard to their future care and upbringing. However, the particulars of an individual circumstance can evoke strong emotions on both sides, thus making amicable resolution seem nearly impossible. Experienced legal assistance is often crucial in helping the parties negotiate a fair settlement. Various aspects within the legal system, such as changes in state laws, may affect parents' options and judges' decisions on matters of child custody and visitation; therefore, entrusting oneself to the guidance of a skilled legal negotiator is typically beneficial.

Child custody highly disputed topic in many Missouri divorces

18214239_S.jpgMarried couples with children in Missouri who choose to divorce are never in for an easy ride. Various issues and situations can complicate matters and make for a very stressful experience. Some matters of discussion tend to evoke strong emotions and dispute, with child custody being among one of the most highly-debated topics spouses typically face in divorce.

Want to modify a child custody order? We can help

21618005_S.jpgThere are many reasons why a parent may want to modify an existing custody arrangement. Perhaps you feel like the existing parenting plan is unfair or that the court got it wrong the first time around. Maybe your circumstances have changed, and you believe a new arrangement would be better. Whatever your reasons, we can help.

Who gets custody during a divorce?

6128608_S.jpgIn Missouri, child custody laws are rather straightforward. Once an arrangement is reached, it must be maintained by both parents. This includes legal and physical custody, as well as any visitation rights. As you may well know, a custody dispute can be one of the most difficult parts of a divorce.

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