Margaret P. Murphy’s Guides

Margaret P. Murphy

Clayton Family Law Attorney.

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  1. Missouri: I lost my job, how do I lower my child support?

    Written by attorney Margaret Murphy, over 2 years ago.

    As we all know, the economy has been in a slump.Many people inMissourihave lost their jobs or seen their paycheck and hours cut.Every client or potential client I meet with asks how much child support might be.Most clients are horrified at how high child support can be, even with...

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  2. Educational Decisions for your Child in Missouri

    Written by attorney Margaret Murphy, over 2 years ago.

    As we are heading into the heart of summer, many clients are wondering where their child will be attending school in the Fall semester.I have several clients who are going through this same decision process right now.If you are in the middle of litigation on where your child is g...

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  3. Divorce and Co-Parenting

    Written by attorney Margaret Murphy, over 2 years ago.

    When clients come in to see their attorney their first comments usually include that they want full custody of their children.In the State ofMissourithere is a growing trend towards joint parenting, or co-parenting.InMissourithere are three types of custody available to parents.T...

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  4. Grandparent's Rights in Missouri

    Written by attorney Margaret Murphy, over 2 years ago.

    In recent years, the issue of whether a grandparent has the right to visit with a grandchild has become more prevalent. Sadly, when parents decide to get divorced, the parents of the non-custodial parent often end up cut off from their grandchildren. The issue of grandparent visi...

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