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Maintenance in Missouri

Maintenance, sometimes called alimony or spousal support, is financial support paid by one ex-spouse to the other ex-spouse. In Missouri, RSMo. 452.335 establishes the requirements for a maintenance order. In…
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How does remarriage affect maintenance and child support?

A common question is "how does remarriage affects maintenance and child support?" Pursuant to RSMo. 452.075, remarriage typically ends maintenance, but not child support. Missouri law states that "[w]hen a…
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Modification in Missouri

Life changes. There are many reasons why an individual might want to modify an existing order of child custody or child support. Common reasons for modification include changes in employment,…
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Missouri Child Custody

In a contested divorce or paternity proceeding, child custody and support are often focal issues. What does "custody" mean? As used in Missouri law, custody means joint legal custody, sole…
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Missouri Child Support

In a contested divorce or paternity proceeding, child custody and support are often focal issues. In a proceeding for dissolution of marriage, legal separation, or child support, the court may…
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