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What are some requirements for parental relocation?

20366506_S.jpgAs a parent, you may have come to the conclusion that relocation is necessary, whether you need to move for work or another important reason. If you are a custodial parent who lives in Missouri and has recently been through a divorce, it is vital to make sure that you understand what is required of you prior to your relocation.

Property division and your prenup

48137484_S.jpgWhen it comes to premarital agreements, you may have to consider a number of factors. For example, you may be thinking about talking to your fiancé about a prenuptial agreement. Or, perhaps you are already working through a divorce and are unsure of how your prenuptial agreement will affect your circumstances. At Stange Law Firm, PC, we can understand how stressful family law topics involving a prenup can be for people in Jackson County, and all throughout Missouri.

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.

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.

Ensuring that a prenup is valid

12172964_S.jpgIf you are preparing for marriage, multiple concerns may be on your mind, from wedding planning to different ways your life may change after the ceremony. In Jackson County, and regions across the state of Missouri, many people decide to create a prenuptial agreement to eliminate some uncertainties, such as what will happen to assets in the event of a spouse's death or if divorce becomes necessary. At Stange Law Firm, we know how crucial it is for people who are preparing prenups to make sure that the contract is valid.

Do I need to pay taxes on spousal support?

46794996_S.jpgIn last week's post, this blog took a look at child support and tax matters. However, if you have split up with your spouse, divorce could affect your taxes in other ways. For example, if you are required to pay alimony or receive spousal support, you should familiarize yourself with the impact that alimony will have on your tax return. In Jackson County, Missouri, daily life after a divorce can be challenging for various reasons, but you may have an easier time if you develop a solid understanding of your responsibilities.

What do courts consider when dividing marital property?

Whether you are anticipating a divorce in the near future or have already filed a divorce petition, you may have a wide variety of questions related to splitting up with your marital partner. For example, you could be wondering who will get custody of your child or whether you will be required to pay alimony. In Jackson County, and across Missouri, divorce can also create uncertainties related to the distribution of marital property. It may be helpful for you to develop an idea of which factors the court will examine when deciding how your marital property should be split up.

Immigration and invalid marriages

50651420_S.jpgFrom securing a job to investing in a business, there are many ways that people move to the U.S. According to the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, marriage is a path for some to become permanent residents. Unfortunately, some people may use marriage solely as a way to obtain a green card and live in Jackson County, or another part of Missouri. Furthermore, it is crucial for those who believe that they may have been subjected to marraige fraud to understand which marriages are considered invalid and know their rights.

The validity of divorce filings in other countries

42286944_S.jpgWith regard to divorce, couples in Jackson County may encounter a plethora of hurdles, such as disputes over alimony and child support. However, less common concerns may arise, such as a spouse deciding to file for a divorce from their spouse who lives in Missouri while they are in another country. Foreign divorce filings take place for various reasons, such as a spouse moving overseas for employment purposes, and it is crucial for both parties to understand whether or not the divorce is valid.

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