Should you be taking advantage of an ex-spouse’s Social Security benefits?

On behalf of Stange Law Firm, PC posted in divorce on Wednesday, March 23, 2016. Thirty or more years ago, divorce wasn’t as common among individuals age 50 and older. Today, however, research indicates that, between 1990 and 2010, the divorce rate among this age demographic doubled. With retirement on the horizon, these so-called gray divorcees must be strategic and work to maximize income and savings. In cases where an individual’s ex-spouse was the main breadwinner, the financial implications of a divorce may be especially apparent. Whether an individual stayed home to raise children or chose a career that wasn’t


What factors affect how property is divided in a Missouri divorce?

On behalf of Stange Law Firm, PC posted in divorce on Wednesday, March 16, 2016. Missouri residents who are going through a divorce often have many questions and concerns about how property, personal belongings and assets will be divided. Missouri is an equitable distribution state meaning that a judge will seek to distribute marital assets based upon what he or she believes to be fair. In this case, it’s important to note that fair does not necessarily mean that assets will be distributed equally. Rather, a judge will take numerous and relevant factors into consideration when making such decisions. Factors


Engaged? Why you need a prenup

On behalf of Stange Law Firm, PC posted in divorce on Tuesday, March 8, 2016. When two individuals decide to marry, there’s typically a lot of excitement and buzz surrounding wedding and honeymoon planning. Meanwhile, as a couple is focused on registering for china and booking plane tickets, important issues related to each individual’s assets, debts and personal views about money in general may be ignored. It’s easy to put off these types of conversations. After all, tasting wedding cakes and talking about tropical honeymoon destinations is much more fun. It often, therefore, isn’t until after a couple is married


Missouri lawmakers take steps to promote equal parenting time in custody decisions

On behalf of Stange Law Firm, PC posted in child custody on Friday, March 4, 2016. In divorce cases involving minor-aged children, decisions must be made with regard to matters involving child custody and visitation. In recent decades, the outcomes of numerous studies and research indicate that children of divorce benefit the most when they are allowed equal access to and time with each parent. However, despite a wealth of information pointing to the positive effects of awarding parents joint physical custody, many family law courts and judges throughout the country continue to favor primary custody arrangements. According to proponents


Learning to co-parent

On behalf of Stange Law Firm, PC posted in child custody on Friday, February 26, 2016. The vast majority of divorces are preceded by weeks, months or even years of conflict and fighting. For this reason, it’s often best for all involved parties when a couple decides to call it quits and this is especially true in cases where there are minor-aged children involved. Despite what parents may think, even very young children are incredibly perceptive when it comes to sensing negative emotions and understanding conflict. Therefore, unhappily wed parents who vow to stay together for a child’s sake actually often


How social media can negatively impact divorce and child custody proceedings

On behalf of Stange Law Firm, PC posted in divorce on Thursday, January 28, 2016. According to the Pew Research Center, as of 2015, an estimated 65 percent of U.S. adults had at least one social media account. Facebook remains, by far, the most popular of these sites with an estimated 72 percent of U.S. adult Internet users reporting having a Facebook account. Most avid Facebook users view the site as a way to connect and keep in touch with the daily goings-ons in the lives of old and new friends alike. Some users share news of their personal triumphs


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