Indifference in your divorce: how it can help you during the process

By Stange Law Firm, PC on Tuesday, January 12, 2016. If you and your soon-to-be ex-spouse have decided to divorce, you are likely more than anything but indifferent towards the divorce process, and are likely anything but indifferent towards your spouse. Even the mere thought of your spouse creates a troublesome amount of emotions that may include: sadness, anger, frustration, guilt, and possibly longing. These feelings towards your spouse are completely understandable. But, it may benefit you to try to be indifferent towards your spouse during the divorce process. You cannot afford to let your emotions drive your certain approach

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It’s your choice on how you want to divorce

By Stange Law Firm, PC on Tuesday, January 12, 2016. Divorce is comparable to an all you can eat cafeteria. You can enter the line, and choose a small salad, a single entrée, and a small side or two. You can even skip dessert. Or, you can begin heaping your tray with mounds of food until it is difficult to tell if you still have a plate underneath it all. You and your future ex-spouse can make a choice between forms of divorce. Some demand very little of the Missouri family court or can take up much of the judges

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What can the New Year teach you about family law issues?

By Stange Law Firm, PC on Tuesday, January 12, 2016. Another day, another year; so long, 2015 and hello 2016. What can you be taught about divorce or family law litigation? What we need to remember is that anything and everything passes. If you’re in the midst of a difficult divorce or family law matter, it will eventually end. Time is the only constant; it cannot be stopped, then life continues. No matter if your family law issue has just started, in the midst, or almost ending, it’s important to think passed the present. Keep your mind and thoughts into

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Don’t count on Alimony in Missouri

By Stange Law Firm, PC on Tuesday, January 12, 2016. During some divorce cases, the question of alimony may come up. Alimony, or better known as the maintenance in Missouri, is being awarded to more men, considering some women are now out-earning their husbands. Women are no different from men when it comes to their dislike of paying maintenance for their former spouse. A recent study finds an increase in the percent of men receiving alimony nationwide increased 0.5 percent, but still only accounts for about 3 percent of the total alimony recipients. Alimony is become less and less more

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Stange Law Firm, PC’s Divorce Law Blog for Kansas City, Missouri in Jackson County

By Stange Law Firm, PC on Tuesday, January 12, 2016. Stange Law Firm, PC is excited to announce the opening of their office in Kansas City, Missouri in Lee’s Summit in Jackson County. Stange Law Firm, PC is a family law firm with offices in Missouri and Illinois. Stange Law Firm, PC focuses solely on family law in areas such as, divorce, child custody, child support, father’s rights, guardianship and other domestic relations matters. You can find a full list of areas of family law matters that we handle on our website. Stange Law Firm, PC knows how difficult it

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Missouri child support modifications

By Stange Law Firm, PC on Tuesday, January 12, 2016. For many Missouri divorcees and their children, child support remains a greater issue. After a divorce or when unmarried parents separate, the custodial parent may be entitled to child support payments from the other parents. The main purpose of child support payments it to ensure that there are adequate funds to cover the expenses that the parent incurs as a result of having the child most of the time. This payment of child support may be a contentious issue between both parents. The amount of child support is determined by

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Risks for unmarried couples and owning property

By Stange Law Firm, PC on Tuesday, January 12, 2016. The legal system assumes that all property is purchase with the consent of both parties for the use of both parties; therefore the property is marital property. If the marriage should end and the couple splits up, the property that the spouse purchases together will be divide equally. But, unfortunately for couples that are not married, the splitting of property is not as simple. Property disputes can be extremely hard for unmarried couples. If you and your significant other purchase a large property (a house), it is highly recommended that

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