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Legal Issues Older Couples Who Divorce May Face

Although the process of getting a divorce can be challenging no matter what age you and your spouse are, there are some unique issues that older couples may face. Here’s what you need to know about how a divorce can affect an elderly couple and where to get the legal support you need to come out ahead after getting divorced later in life. Health Insurance Health insurance is extremely important for older couples, and a divorce may impact your coverage … Continued

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3 Incredibly Expensive Divorces (#3 is Shocking!)

Anyone who knows about divorce knows that it can be exceptionally expensive, especially without a prenup. These 3 famous divorces ended in shocking multi-million dollar settlements. 1.  Elin Nordegren & Tiger Woods Anyone who was watching television in 2009 caught wind of the cheating scandal between Tiger Woods and Elin Nordegren. The couple met in 2001 when Elin was babysitting for another golfer, and in 2004, the pair got married and had two children together. However, when Tiger’s cheating scandal surfaced … Continued

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Gay Marriage Legal EVERYWHERE, so what?

Yesterday, the Supreme Court made a historic decision regarding the rights of a large group of Americans.  Gay marriage is now legal everywhere, which has many implications here in Missouri. The first, which I think is extremely important, is that gay people married in other states previously are now able to get divorced.  As crazy as it sounds, I have had several people try and get divorced, only to be told that there is really no way to do that … Continued

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What to Expect in a Contested Divorce

Divorce is complicated, however, a contested divorce can be even more so. If you and your spouse cannot reach an agreement on certain aspects of your divorce, it is critical that you have an experienced attorney on your side to guide you through the process of a contested divorce. Here’s what to expect when your divorce becomes contentious and what your next move should be. Mediation Even if your divorce is contested, you can still go through the process of … Continued

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Can Child Custody and Child Support Be Modified?

After a divorce is finalized, and if the couple has children, they will receive court orders specifying who has custody of the children, how visitation will proceed, and how much child support is to be paid. These orders remain in effect until the children reach the age of 18. However, life circumstances can change, making it difficult to adhere to the order. If you need to modify your child custody or child support order, here’s what to do. Modifying Child … Continued

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