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In my 30 years of law practice I have had extensive litigation and non-litigation... more
In my 30 years of law practice I have had extensive litigation and non-litigation experience in motor vehicle accident cases, Workers' Compensation, medical malpractice, Social Security disability, criminal, probate and Family Law matters. We have attained settlements and judgments of millions of dollars in cases involving injuries to our clients in vehicular crashes, unnecessary surg... view profile
Twenty-two years ago while practicing general law, Joseph E. Cordell realized 85% to... more
Twenty-two years ago while practicing general law, Joseph E. Cordell realized 85% to 90% of his clients were coming to the Cordell Cordell firm for domestic relations help. "During the course of that experience I couldnt help but notice the challenges consistently facing the guys side of the table when it comes to custody, maintenance issues, and accusations of domestic violence," Mr. ... view profile
If you are getting divorced and have children, part of the divorce agreement will involve determining where and with whom the children will live. A child custody lawyer can help you negotiate custody, either by agreement or in court. The custodial parent (the one the child lives with) earns the legal right to make decisions regarding the child's lifestyle, welfare, and education. Some parents opt for joint custody, which means children divide their time between both parents' homes, and parents share the right to make decisions on behalf of the children. If you as parents are unable to agree on child custody, a judge will decide for you.
Child Custody Lawyers in cities near Hazelwood, MO