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April 2017 Archives

Reviewing some of the benefits of establishing paternity

63353619_S.jpgWhen it comes to legal issues involving families, there are numerous issues that may affect parents and their children, such as child support and custody matters. In Jackson County, Missouri, couples who are not married may have additional hurdles to work through when they decide to split up. For example, they may wish to establish paternity for various reasons. For fathers and mothers, it is essential to understand why paternity establishment is important and recognize some of the different ways that legal fatherhood can benefit an entire family.

What is legal separation?

48979056_S.jpgIf you and your marital partner are thinking about splitting up, you may have an array of options to choose from. For example, you may be able to work together and move forward with the collaborative process, or you may have to head to court and endure bitter disputes over family issues such as child support and custody. Sometimes, legal separation is an option for couples in Jackson County, and all across Missouri. However, it is vital to understand what legal separation entails and how it differs from a regular divorce.

Dealing with someone who refuses to pay child support

62113381_S.jpgIf you are a parent who is struggling due to the financial responsibilities associated with raising a child, child support can be incredibly helpful. Unfortunately, some parents fail to pay child support as required by law, leaving their child's other parent with financial struggles. At Stange Law Firm, we are all too aware of the various problems that parents in Jackson County, and elsewhere in Missouri, often face when they do not receive child support.

Setting up a joint custody arrangement

31020940_S.jpgWhen it comes to the custody of children, each situation is different. For some families, one parent is awarded sole custody, while others can move forward with a joint custody arrangement. At Stange Law Firm, we know how Missouri families struggle with custody issues in Jackson County, and the entire state. If you are going through these challenges firsthand, it is important to do what you can to minimize the possible impact of your divorce on your children.

How can I make the divorce process easier for my children?

7861508_M (1).jpgOn this blog, we have covered a wide variety of divorce topics, such as child support, custody and other matters. In Jackson County, and the rest of Missouri, these issues can be especially troubling for children. If you have children and are concerned about how your divorce may affect their life, it could be beneficial to review strategies to simplify the entire process and reduce the potential impact splitting up with your spouse may have.

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