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How is the award of spousal support determined in Missouri?

30807017_S.jpgThat one spouse may be awarded support from the other in a divorce in Missouri is common knowledge. Questions may arise about how the court determines spousal support obligations. Someone being ordered to pay spousal support will wonder what safeguards are in place to ensure that a spousal support award is not arbitrary?

An overview of marital property distribution in Missouri

6860410_S.jpgMarried couples who are considering a divorce can, depending on the duration of their marriage and their means while married, accumulate significant assets that may be subject to distribution. This post addresses some of the considerations that go into deciding who may receive which assets.

Considerations when contemplating a prenuptial agreement

Thumbnail image for 29100123_S.jpgThere is a good chance that no matter where you live, in Missouri or elsewhere, your life has been touched by divorce in some way. So if you are thinking about getting married or remarried, you may be wondering how a prenuptial agreement works and whether you should enter into one before taking your vows.

Missouri same-sex marriage may be law of the state in 2015

272775_S.jpgThe family law question of whether same-sex couples can legally marry in the state of Missouri continues to evolve. At the present time, the state does not recognize same-sex marriages. The issue has become clouded based on the apparent willingness of the municipal government in St. Louis to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples and an ongoing lawsuit against the state by the American Civil Liberties Union seeking to overturn the ban on same sex marriage.

Stange Law Firm Opens Office in Lincoln County, Missouri in Troy

20140630_194121.jpgStange Law Firm, PC, a family law firm, with offices in Missouri in St. Louis (Brentwood), West St. Louis County (Ellisville), St. Charles, Jefferson County (Arnold), Franklin County (Union) and St. Louis City (by appointment only), along with three offices in Illinois in the St. Louis Metro East, has now opened an office in Lincoln County in Troy at 20 Centerline Drive, Troy, Missouri 63379. This new office office will better serve the firm's clients in Lincoln County, Missouri and in the western edge of St. Charles County, Warren County, Pike County, Montgomery County and the surrounding areas. The opening was July 1, 2014.

Same-sex divorce now possible in Missouri

23491565_S.jpgThe same-sex marriage issue has been taking on more significance in the U.S. for several years now. With many states moving forward with the legalization of same-sex unions, it was only a matter of time before Missouri family law attorneys would have to face a new challenge. That challenge is in the dissolution of same-sex marriages, or divorce.

How to broach a prenuptial agreement talk

28077698_S.jpgIt is almost wedding season in Missouri, as summer and early fall are some of the most popular times to hold the big celebration. That means more couples may be considering their future as a couple, and that may lead to discussions of a prenuptial agreement. Admittedly, this can be an uncomfortable topic. After all, who wants to think about divorce when you haven't even made it to the altar?

UMKC study: Forgiveness can overcome infidelity

21825642_S.jpgA recent study from the University of Missouri-Kansas City offers hope for married couples considering divorce because of a spouse's infidelity -- if the spouse who remained faithful to the marriage can find it in himself or herself to forgive the other.

University of Missouri study looks at divorce and social media

25320557_S.jpgSocial media websites have revolutionized the way we interact with significant others, friends, family members, and co-workers. Instead of writing a formal email, all you have to do on one of these websites is to open a chat box and type in a brief message. Responses to these messages typically come much faster than standard email. There is no doubt that social media websites, such as Facebook and Twitter, have changed the way we socialize in St. Charles, Missouri, as well as around the globe. However, not all of these changes are having a positive impact on our social lives.

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  • Saint Louis County: 120 S. Central Ave., Suite 450, Clayton, MO 63105: Clayton Office
  • West County: 16024 Manchester Rd., Suite 103, Ellisville, MO 63011: Ellisville Office
  • Jackson County: 256 NE Tudor Rd., Lee's Summit, Missouri 64086: Lee's Summit Office
  • Jefferson County: 16 Municipal Drive, Suite C, Arnold, MO 63010: Arnold Office
  • St. Charles County: 2268 Bluestone Drive, St. Charles, MO 63303: St. Charles Office
  • Franklin County: 5 S. Oak St. Union, MO 63084: Union Office
  • Lincoln County: 20 Centerline Drive, Troy, Missouri 63379: Troy Office
  • Boone County: 1506 Chapel Hill Rd., Suite H, Columbia, MO 65203: Columbia Office
  • Greene County: 901 E. St. Louis, Suite 404, Springfield, Missouri 65806 Springfield, MO Office
  • St. Clair County: 115 Lincoln Place Ct., Ste. 101, Belleville, IL 62221: Belleville Office
  • Madison County: 5 Club Centre Ct., Suite A, Edwardsville, Illinois 62025: Edwardsville Office
  • Sangamon County: 400 S. 9th St., Suite 100, Springfield, IL 62701: Springfield Office
  • McLean County: 1012 Ekstam Drive, Suite 4, Bloomington, IL 61704: Bloomington Office
  • Johnson County: 7300 West 110th Street, Suite 560, Overland Park, KS 62210: Overland Park Office
  • Sedgwick County: 2024 N. Woodlawn Street, Suite 407, Wichita, Kansas 67208: Wichita Office
  • Monroe County: 116 W. Mill St., Waterloo, IL 62298 (by appt. only): Waterloo Office
  • St. Louis City: 100 S. 4th St., #549, St. Louis, MO 63102 (by appt. only): St. Louis Office
  • Jackson County: 2300 Main St., #948, Kansas City, MO 64108 (by appt. only): Kansas City Office

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