Category Archives: Child Support

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Understanding Child Custody for Unmarried Parents

Child custody concerns are always complicated, but they can be even more so for unmarried parents. If you are facing a child custody issue outside of the context of divorce, the best course of action is working closely with an experienced Missouri...

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Child Custody – What is Taken into Consideration In Missouri?

Courts usually prefer that divorcing couples try to work out their child custody issues without going to trial and then submit a parenting plan for a judge to review and approve. Otherwise, the court will have no choice but to step in and make child...

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What Happens If I Can’t Pay Child Support?

Financial and other circumstances usually change so often, and so quickly, that the law cannot possibly keep up. As a result, over half of child support obligors are behind on their payments. These common situations almost always end in one of two...

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Who is a Non-Custodial Parent?

Until the 1970s, the tender years doctrine could have determined the child custody outcomes. Mothers typically obtained full custody of children, especially young children. Divorce fathers had extremely limited rights. Today, Missouri’s child...

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How Can You Get Custody of a Child When a Custodial...

Nationwide, over two million people are in jail or prison at any given time. That figure might be slightly inflated because it includes people who are in the process of bonding out or otherwise being released. But even taking that into account, the...

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Understanding Child Support in Missouri

The Show Me State’s child support laws are an example of an income share model. Child support payments are designed to give the children the same standard of living they would have had if their parents remained married. Therefore, Missouri’s...

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