David L. Bolander has been guiding clients through the legal challenges of divorce,... more
David L. Bolander has been guiding clients through the legal challenges of divorce, death, custody issues, and abuse in St. Joseph and Northwest Missouri since 1997. David says, “Every day I see families being torn apart by separation, divorce, addictions, and abuse. Children suffer long term effects from these situations. As an attorney, I try to minimize the negative effects on the children... view profile
I am foremost a trial attorney. I enjoy trying cases and have extensive courtroom... more
I am foremost a trial attorney. I enjoy trying cases and have extensive courtroom experience. I have experience trying cases both to a jury and a judge, and have appeared multiple times before the Court of Appeals. I also believe it's important to take time to represent minor children who have been abused or neglected. I am licensed to practice law in Missouri and Texas.
An adoption lawyer helps to place children with parents other than their birth parents. An adoption cuts off the birth parents' rights and responsibilities, and gives them to the adoptive parents. Once an adoption is final, the adopted child receives the same legal treatment as a biological child. Adoption is often an emotional time and an adoption lawyer can help you make the right decisions for the child.