Protecting Your Business from Your Divorce in Springfield, MO

Owning a business is incredibly rewarding, and a divorce can potentially jeopardize all of the hard work and investment you have put toward making your business a success. If your business is doing well but your marriage is on its last legs, it’s important to take a few steps to ensure your continued ability to own and manage your business and achieve the fairest results possible with your divorce agreement. Nearly half of all marriages end in divorce today, and business owners across the country should know what to expect if their marriage comes to an end. It’s not uncommon

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Why is your support system important during divorce?

On behalf of Stange Law Firm, PC posted in Divorce on Friday, June 5, 2020. Divorce is hard on everyone. While some people may be happy to break free of a bad relationship, the process of doing so can still be wearing. Change can be hard even when you’re living with conflict every day. As someone who has just started to go through a divorce, it’s important to remember that you need a strong support system. This support system may include: Family members Good friends Your attorney Colleagues or teachers Arbitrators Mediators Property assessors It’s a good idea to build a team of professionals who

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Missouri spouses can expect a fast and easy divorce in many cases

On behalf of Stange Law Firm, PC posted in High Net Worth Divorce on Tuesday, June 2, 2020. There is little more important in life than love, and people will do a lot to protect their relationships and the other people in them. But we don’t live in fairytales. Real life sometimes requires people to put themselves and their own well-being first. This is certainly true if a marriage or other complicated relationship is coming to an end. Missouri can rule on a divorce if at least one party in the marriage has been a resident of the state for 90 days. This is a

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Avoid tricky business debts that could affect you after divorce

On behalf of Stange Law Firm, PC posted in Divorce on Thursday, May 21, 2020. When you plan for divorce, something that you may need to consider is how your business’ debt could affect you and your ex-spouse in the future. Take, for example, a situation in which you borrowed $25,000 in loans to support your business. If you and your spouse both take part in the business, then you both could be on the hook for paying back that debt after divorce. Similarly, if you run a business and have borrowed against it to support your family, that money

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Can you ask for more time with your child if your job changes?

On behalf of Stange Law Firm, PC posted in Child Custody on Friday, May 8, 2020. When you don’t have regular custody of your child, it can be hard. You may have visitation times now that are limited, and it could make it feel impossible to build on your relationship with your child. At the time of your divorce, you were working a busy job, and you didn’t have as much time for your child as you do now. Today, you’ve been lucky enough to get a promotion that gives you regular hours, so you’d like to have the opportunity

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How can you get the best child support arrangements set up?

On behalf of Stange Law Firm, PC posted in Child & Spousal Support on Thursday, April 23, 2020. You know that it’s important to protect your children. You know that they are your responsibility and that you should cover child support since you won’t have them in your care a majority of the time. The only problem you have is that the amount of your support is far too high. Your financial circumstances aren’t quite the same as they once were. What can you do? How can you still have a good quality of life while providing for your child?

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Getting less time with your child? Make it quality time

On behalf of Stange Law Firm, PC posted in Child Custody on Friday, April 10, 2020. As a parent, you want to spend a lot of time with your child. The real question is, though, what is fair? How much time is enough actual time spent together, and how much time is really spent doing other things? Sometimes, it may seem like you have less time with your child, but that might actually mean you have more quality time to spend together. If you’re facing a situation where you may have less time with your child than the other parent,

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Equitable distribution can work to your benefit

On behalf of Stange Law Firm, PC posted in Divorce on Friday, March 27, 2020. Even at the best of times, a divorce is a complex situation. You’re ending a relationship, but unlike relationships where you weren’t married, you’re obligated to go through your assets and be fair in how you divide them. Missouri is an equitable distribution state, which means that judges who are asked to divide your marital property will divide it in a fair way. This isn’t necessarily the same as dividing your property equally. For example, if you earn more than your spouse but both of

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