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The issue of how to divide property comes up in most divorces, which is why its important to know if you live in a community property state or an equitable property state. The way your state handles... more
In a divorce, some assets may be considered non-marital and, as a result, are not divided in a divorce proceeding.
What is the marital estate?
In a divorce, the parties divide up what is called the... more
Every divorce has unique factors, but nearly all divorces involve many of the same issues, such as property division. Although property is one of the biggest sources of disagreement in divorces, the... more
The State ofMissouriis considered a modified no-fault state in terms of filing for Dissolution of Marriage.This eliminates the requirements either party may have to prove dates of separation or bad... more
Actions for Separate Support and for Divorce are two very distinct options that are separate filings in the Probate & Family Court. It is important to understand the differences between the two... more
Marriages may be dissolved and the parties thereto divorced from the bonds of matrimony on the application of either party, if and when the husband and wife have lived separate and apart for one year,... more