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What is the Children's Passport Issuance Alert Program?

40271497_S.jpgFor parents, custody disputes can create a plethora of challenges that interrupt daily life and generate a tremendous amount of anxiety. If you are in the middle of a dispute over child custody in Jackson County, you should try to understand how the laws related to custody in the state of Missouri may affect your situation as well as your child's future. Furthermore, you should be aware of other custody-related matters at the national level, such as the Children's Passport Issuance Alert Program.

Minimizing the impact of custody disputes on children

28402965_S.jpgAs a parent, you may have to work through a plethora of challenges outside of the legal system, such as having difficulty paying your child's medical expenses. However, legal issues such as a dispute over child custody can be particularly difficult and may also have a significant impact on your child as well. At Stange Law Firm, we know how vital it is to minimize potential problems associated with custody disputes in Jackson County, Missouri.

A closer look at supervised visitation

64839260_S.jpgWhen a parent's criminal record shows certain offenses involving children, courts will not grant them unsupervised visitation with a child, according to the Missouri General Assembly. However, in Jackson County, and the rest of the state, parents in the position are sometimes able to spend time with their children through supervised visitation.

Modifying a custody order because of military deployment

43943273_S (1).jpgWhether you are a parent who is facing deployment or are a non-deploying parent, you may wish to modify your child custody order as a result of military service. In Jackson County, Missouri, families who are preparing for the deployment of a loved one often face a number of difficult decisions and are unsure of the full impact deployment will have on their lives. If you are struggling with any issues related to deployment, finding answers and working towards a positive outcome is crucial.

What does the court learn from a psychological evaluation?

In determining the best interests of your child during a custody battle in Missouri, the judge may decide that a psychological evaluation is necessary. According to the American Psychological Association, there are certain goals that the psychologist should attempt to accomplish during this meeting with your child.

New law in Missouri aimed at improving shared parenting

53466661_S (1).jpgFor years now, there have been studies and surveys showing that children often benefit when they have frequent, consistent contact with two parents. These numbers have sparked many states to adopt new laws that aim at leveling the playing field when it comes to establishing child custody and shared parenting. 

Dealing with fertility issues? Protect yourself and your family

10220806_S.jpgMillions of people in the U.S. are dealing with an inability to conceive children. Chances are that we all know someone who has had difficulty having children through natural conception methods. In fact, you may be someone who has struggled to get pregnant and have a healthy child.

Missouri parents: Be prepared for upcoming child custody changes

18214239_S (1).jpgFamily legal matters can be very difficult to resolve without legal support, particularly because the laws governing them are often changing. Recently, for instance, a law passed in Missouri that changes how judges will be required to approach and resolve child custody cases.

Don't lose your rights during child custody procedures

18214239_S.jpgWhen a marriage ends, it can cause everyone in the family to feel stress and anxiety. Adding to the stress is the inescapable fact that parents have important decisions to make at a time when their emotions are running high. Mistakes can be made and indeed they sometimes are. Even worse, many Missouri parents find themselves unable to resolve their custody disputes, leading to litigation. If you are in the middle of a divorce and are consistently at odds with your co-parent, do not risk your rights simply to put an end to the proceedings. Instead, fight for your parental rights by working with an attorney.

If you're dealing with a difficult co-parent, read this post

7221800_S.jpgIf you no longer want to be married or be in a relationship with someone, you can seek a divorce or simply break off the relationship. However, when children are involved, it can be much more complicated because you still have to co-parent with them.  This means that you may still have to deal with how the other parent can be petty and vindictive when they don't get their way.

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