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How to Handle Child Custody Cases in a High-Conflict Divorce

Custody cases often involve heightened emotions, even when parents are trying to be amicable and create a parenting plan together. When parents are already engaged in a high-conflict divorce case, this often creates an environment for a very contentious and frustrating custody case, which many refer to as a custody battle. These situations are incredibly hard on the entire family, particularly children. It’s crucial that you have legal representation from a skilled Springfield child custody attorney for these cases to help lessen this stress. What Is Considered a High-Conflict Divorce and Custody Case? A high-conflict divorce and custody case is

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What Happens in Missouri If You Don’t Have a Will?

A last will and testament is a foundational document for simple and comprehensive estate plans. If you die without a will, your estate will not be distributed according to your wishes and will instead be distributed according to Missouri’s intestate laws. To prevent this and save your loved ones significant stress, you can work with a Springfield estate planning attorney to draft an enforceable will and, potentially, other useful estate planning documents. When you don’t have a will, and your estate is distributed according to intestate succession laws, you do not have control over who receives your assets or who

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How Long Does Divorce Take in Springfield?

When a spouse or a couple decides to get a divorce, it is often a hard decision to make. Many people want the process to go as quickly as possible. There are several things that affect the length of your divorce, depending on your unique situation and relationship. A Springfield divorce attorney can help you get through proceedings more efficiently, protecting you and your family’s interests during the divorce. The Residency Requirements Before Filing For some couples, the first thing that may lengthen the process of divorce is the residency requirement. At least one spouse must have been a resident

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Ways to Privately Resolve a Springfield Divorce

Even when you and your spouse agree that a divorce is the right option, it is a difficult process to undertake. Keeping things private can ease some of the stress and help proceedings resolve more efficiently. Although many people consider divorce to be an in-court process, most divorces are handled privately. A Springfield divorce attorney can help you and your spouse find an effective way to navigate your separation that is easier on your whole family. Every divorce is different, and not every couple will be able to reach a solution through alternative dispute resolution (ADR) methods. If you and

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Estate Planning for Unmarried Couples

Estate planning provides substantial benefits for many individuals, including married couples, individuals, and those with children. Unmarried couples have a significant reason to create a comprehensive estate plan due to having fewer property and legal rights afforded to them. To create an estate plan that addresses the unique requirements of your and your family’s well-being, it is important to talk with a Springfield estate planning attorney. Spouses have certain legal inheritance rights if their partner passes. An estate plan can make this inheritance better reflect an individual’s wishes, saving their spouse time, stress, and money. Unmarried couples do not have

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Your Guide to Child Custody in Springfield, MO

Navigating divorce or separation when you have children can be complex and emotionally straining. It can be helpful to discuss custody arrangements with a child custody attorney as you negotiate these decisions. Types of Child Custody Child custody in Missouri includes both legal and physical custody. Both of these custody types can be joint or sole, depending on the unique circumstances and needs of a family. Physical custody refers to where a child lives primarily. Legal custody refers to the ability of parents to make important decisions for their child, including where a child receives healthcare, where a child will

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