Category: Custody

Change in Child Custody Laws

There has recently been a lot of hype in the media regarding recent revisions to the child custody laws in the State of Missouri.  The common misconception is that it creates a presumption that a 50/50 custody arrangement is in the best interests of a child.  Actually, an initial proposal included language of that nature. [..]

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When should I mediate?

Mediation is a process in which two parties sit down with a third party to resolve their legal issues. Mediators in the State of Missouri can be attorneys or trained counselors, both with additional training in mediation. Courts will often order parties who have unresolved custody issues to attend mediation prior to setting the matter [..]

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