How does a QDRO work?

On behalf of Stange Law Firm, PC posted in High Net Worth Divorce on Saturday, January 6, 2018. If you are one of the many people in Missouri eyeing a divorce this year, you will want to start learning how you may protect your assets. Certainly you know that splitting some assets with your current spouse is likely to be part of your ultimate divorce settlement. However, it is reasonable for you to seek ways to minimize some of your losses. If you expect that you may need to split a 401K or other employer-sponsored retirement account, you will want

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When a family law issue does not go your way

On behalf of Stange Law Firm, PC posted in Family Law on Friday, December 15, 2017. There are a wide variety of family law matters that people struggle through, whether they are centered around the custody of a child, the distribution of a couple’s marital property, or a child support order. With careful planning and the right approach, some people are able to find favorable outcomes that benefit them for years to come. On the other hand, some people do not secure the end result that they were looking for, which can be especially hard with family law matters. Unlike

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How can I deal with holidays after my divorce?

On behalf of Stange Law Firm, PC posted in Divorce on Sunday, December 3, 2017. If you have gotten divorced or separated in this year, the 2017 holiday season will be your first as a single person in a while. You certainly may feel like nobody around you really understand this but the fact is that many other residents in Missouri and around the country have walked in your shoes before. There are some tried and true things you can do to help yourself find joy this holiday season and to help your children positively navigate what will be a

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Divorce and high blood pressure

On behalf of Stange Law Firm, PC posted in Divorce on Friday, November 17, 2017. When it comes to ending a marriage, there are many challenges that people are often aware they may have to face, such as a dispute over child custody or issues with child support. Divorce can be financially and emotionally difficult, but it may also affect people from a physical standpoint. We are aware that some people who end their marriage develop high blood pressure and high stress levels. As a result, our law firm knows how important it is to take steps to reduce stress,

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Refusal to pay child support in Missouri

On behalf of Stange Law Firm, PC posted in Child & Spousal Support on Friday, November 10, 2017. When divorce is the only answer, children are commonly the focal point of concern. That concern, however, varies depending on the parents involved; shockingly enough, countless children go without child support in the state of Missouri. When an ex-spouse refuses to meet the agreed payment plan to support a child, that owed money can accumulate quickly. This lack of payment hurts not only struggling (and often single) parents, but ultimately children who end up going without some necessities. What can Missouri parents

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Intimate partner violence and divorce

On behalf of Stange Law Firm, PC posted in Divorce on Friday, October 20, 2017. With family law matters, all sorts of hurdles can arise. However, there are some unique situations that can make it even more difficult for people to work through the process of ending their marriage or handling other family law issues, from custody disagreements to child support. For example, some people are accused of or subjected to intimate partner violence, which can complicate things considerably. Our firm recognizes how essential it is for people in this position to be careful as they make their way through

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Divorce in the digital age

On behalf of Stange Law Firm, PC posted in Divorce on Friday, October 6, 2017. There are all sorts of issues that can factor into court decisions when it comes to divorce-related matters, such as custody and how to distribute marital property. From a spouse’s income to accusations of domestic violence, you may have to consider many different angles when it comes to the end of your marriage. However, social media can also play a role in divorce, in some cases. Our law firm is very familiar with the multitude of pressures that you may be facing if you are

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Working through divorce with an illness

On behalf of Stange Law Firm, PC posted in Divorce on Friday, September 22, 2017. Many different factors can play a role in the challenges people face during divorce, such as depression and financial challenges. With flu season approaching, some people may fall ill and have additional difficulties while working through the process of divorce. Aside from the flu, there are many other health complications that can make divorce tricky in Springfield, and elsewhere in Missouri. If you are struggling with this issue, it is essential for you to prevent your illness from leading to unnecessary and additional hardships during

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