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Division of Property in Missouri

One of the most common questions new clients have is how courts in Missouri divide the property between spouses. Before dividing the property, the Court must first determine if each asset should be classified as marital or non-marital. Non-marital property is set aside to the appropriate party, and then the marital assets are divided in a way the Court deems just and equitable after considering all relevant factors. Before addressing those factors, it may be helpful to look at the definitions of marital and non-marital property. In Missouri, all property acquired by either spouse during the marriage is presumed [...]

2019-05-10T19:09:59+00:00May 10th, 2019|Categories: Property Division|

Preparing for Your First Consultation with a Divorce Attorney

Your first consultation with a divorce attorney can be intimidating, but there are a few simple tasks you can do to prepare for that meeting to make it as productive as possible: 1. Gather financial information and other pertinent documents. If you have access to financial documents, it is helpful to bring these documents with you to the initial consultation. Relevant documents include credit card statements, bank statements, loan statements, stocks, tax returns, paystubs, mortgage statements, etc. The more information you provide the divorce attorney, the better the attorney will be able to advise you on the particulars of [...]

2019-04-17T19:24:54+00:00April 17th, 2019|Categories: Divorce|