When Missouri couples are facing the end of their marriages, they need to go through a series of legal decisions. How they reach terms for property division, child custody and spousal support depends upon their personal needs and their ability to control their emotions during negotiations. An uncontested divorce and litigation represent the opposite ends of the spectrum of legal options.
Credit cards are an important financial tool to think about before you begin your divorce. They are a convenient source of financing for emergency expenses and there will be emergency expenses as the process goes along. The reason you need to carefully review your cards before your divorce is due to the nature of the financial liability they pose.
Divorce can greatly complicate your life. For any couple involved in divorce proceeding here in Columbia or for those who have completed the formal court hearing and who have to obtain the final order of dissolution of marriage, there are many challenges. Determining the equitable distribution of assets in a property division or working through the details of a parenting plan, there is a great deal to work through with your attorney.
Home is where the heart is, and as often, where our family lives. We often view "home" as being virtually synonymous with "family." We refer to the "family home." And when we refer to our parent's house, we may unconsciously speak of going "home," even if we have not lived there for years and have a house of our own, with our own spouse and children who reside there.
Divorce is often spoken of in hushed tones, especially during first stages, when it may carry an aura of tragedy. While not as catastrophic as death, for many, it may feel like a death has occurred in the family. And so with the process comes the stress and worry as you deal with the end of your relationship and the creation of your new life.