Hannibal, Missouri Divorce Lawyers

Eric Bond
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Palmyra, MO Divorce Lawyer with 15 years experience
(573) 769-6155 102 N. Main St.
Palmyra, MO 63461
Free ConsultationDivorce, Criminal, DWI and Family
Mississippi College School of Law
E. Rex Bradley
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Louisiana, MO Divorce Attorney with 46 years experience
(573) 754-5582 2608 Georgia Street
Louisiana, MO 63353
Free ConsultationDivorce, Collections, Criminal and Family
University of Missouri - Columbia
Awarded a rating of AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell. This is the highest possible rating in both Legal Ability and Ethical Standards. A Martindale Hubbell Peer Review Rating attests to a lawyer's legal ability and professional ethics, and reflects the confidential opinions of the Bar and the Judiciary.
Thomas Ellis
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Mexico, MO Divorce Lawyer with 12 years experience
108 N. Jefferson Street
Mexico, MO 65265
Free ConsultationDivorce, Appeals, Criminal and Family
University of Missouri - Columbia
Thomas Ellis is an attorney driven by his enthusiasm for making his clients' lives better. He offers friendly and accessible legal counsel in a relaxed setting, talking confidentially with clients, and offering advice based upon the law.
Bowling Green, MO Divorce Attorney with 46 years experience
(573) 324-5359 206 W Main St
Bowling Green, MO 63334
Divorce, Business, Criminal and Family
Jennifer L. Rench
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St. Louis, MO Divorce Attorney with 11 years experience
(314) 725-4000 200 S. Bemiston Ave
Suite 310
St. Louis, MO 63105
Free ConsultationDivorce, Arbitration & Mediation and Family
Saint Louis University
Jennifer L. Rench is a family law attorney and owner of J. Rench Law Firm, LLC | St. Louis Divorce and Mediation. Her law firm helps clients through divorce by offering divorce mediation services, collaborative divorce services, and divorce representation.

Her philosophy is to help clients resolve legal matters in the most effective way possible. She accomplishes this through communication, collaboration, interest-based negotiations, and other progressive strategies. Her values center on understanding her clients’ needs and meeting those needs using her legal experience and problem solving skills. While she has served in other areas of law, family law is especially...
Marta Papa
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(314) 862-0202 7101 Delmar Blvd.
Saint Louis, MO 63130
Saint Louis, MO Divorce Lawyer with 35 years experience
Divorce, Arbitration & Mediation and Family
University of Houston - Main Campus
Marta divides her time between mediating and litigating family law matters. She has been practicing Family Law since 1980 and has successfully completed over 10,000 divorces. Marta received her Juris Doctorate from the University of Houston and obtained a post-graduate certificate in Marriage and Family Therapy Training from the prestigious Menninger Psychiatric Institute. Marta has taught Mediation, Dissolution of Marriage and Civil Litigation at Webster University and St. Louis University in the Graduate School of Social Work. She also conducts family law mediation training seminars for lawyers, judges, and mental health professionals, as well as seminars for individuals considering divorce....
Tonya Page
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Kirkwood, MO Divorce Attorney with 18 years experience
(800) 227-2727 12166 Old Big Bend Rd
Ste 100
Kirkwood, MO 63122
Divorce and Family
University of Missouri - Columbia
Tonya D. Page is an attorney handling divorce cases in St. Louis and throughout the state of Missouri. In addition to divorce cases, Tonya handles dissolutions, division of property, annulment, child custody, child support, modifications, restraining orders, and maintenance (alimony).
Ron Ribaudo
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Ballwin, MO Divorce Lawyer with 17 years experience
(636) 485-8252 361 Quail View Drive
Ballwin, MO 63021
Divorce, Appeals, Bankruptcy and Family
University of Missouri - Columbia
A former Assistant Attorney General and appellate law clerk, Mr. Ribaudo founded The Ribaudo Law Firm in 2008. Mr. Ribaudo, who has worked on appeals in the U.S. Supreme Court, the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals, the Missouri Supreme Court, and the Missouri Court of Appeals (W.D., S.D., and E.D.), is licensed in Missouri. (He previously was admitted to practice in Illinois, Kansas, and New York.) He graduated in the top of his class, and was a (publishing) member of the Missouri Law Review. Mr. Ribaudo's primary practice area is appellate law. In 2007, he...
Seth Albin
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St. Charles, MO Divorce Lawyer with 22 years experience
(636) 433-2313 820 South Main Street
Suite 208
St. Charles, MO 63301
Divorce and Bankruptcy
Washington University School of Law
Seth A. Albin focuses his practice on the areas of Bankruptcy, including representing individuals and businesses, Creditor’s Rights, Family Law, including all aspects of divorce and adoption, including child custody, child support, maintenance, spousal support, and modifications, Veterans Disability Appeals, Enforcement and Collection of Judgments including replevin, garnishments and executions, Secured Transactions, Arbitration, Litigation, and Municipal Law. Seth also serves as a Receiver and Special Master in civil and domestic cases.

Before joining his current firm, Seth worked at one of the largest law firms in St. Louis and served as in-house counsel for a commercial lender. He has represented secured...
David Schorr Betz
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St. Louis, MO Divorce Lawyer with 19 years experience
(314) 801-8488 120 E Lockwood Ave
St. Louis, MO 63119
Divorce and Family
Saint Louis University School of Law
I have been exclusively focused on family law for over a decade. Let me apply my experience, knowledge and relationships with the court's of St. Louis County, St. Louis City, Jefferson County and St. Charles County to help get you the results you need!
Kelly M. Davidzuk
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(636) 487-0088 20 Centerline Drive
Troy, MO 63379
Troy, MO Divorce Attorney with 8 years experience
Divorce, Domestic Violence, Family and Juvenile
Appalachian School of Law
Kelly Davidzuk is a Partner managing Tulsa, St. Charles, Troy, Lee's Summit and Overland Park office locations. Stange Law Firm, PC is a family law firm with multiple offices in Missouri, Illinois, and Kansas. Call us today at 855-805-0595. *The choice of a lawyer is an important decision that should not be based solely upon advertisements.* Kelly Davidzuk is responsible for the content. Principal place of business 120 South Central Ave, Suite 450, St. Louis (Clayton), MO 63105.
Jennifer Piper
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St. Louis, MO Divorce Attorney with 18 years experience
(314) 449-9800 130 S Bemiston Ave, Suite 608
St. Louis, MO 63105
Divorce, Arbitration & Mediation, Domestic Violence and Family
Saint Louis University School of Law
Jennifer R. Piper practices in all areas of family law. She received her law degree from Saint Louis University School of Law and graduated from University of Missouri-Columbia with a B.A. in political science.

She is a member of the Missouri Bar Association. Ms. Piper was named a Rising Star, Up and Coming Lawyer for the State of Missouri by Missouri Lawyers Weekly for 2009; a Rising Star, Up and Coming Lawyer for 2010-2015 by Missouri Super Lawyers; and was named to The Best Lawyers in America® 2017-2020 in the practice area of Family Law. Ms. Piper recently received...
John D Kershman
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(855) 805-0595 1506 Chapel Hill Road
Suite H
Columbia, MO 65203
Columbia, MO Divorce Attorney with 16 years experience
Divorce and Family
Washington University School of Law
Mr. Kershman is a Partner at Stange Law Firm, PC. He manages the Missouri offices of the firm with the exception of the Arnold, Missouri office. Mr. Kershman received his J.D. from Washington University School of Law. Mr. Kershman is licensed in Missouri. Mr. Kershman was selected as a Super Lawyer Rising Star in 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015 as one of the top up-and-coming lawyers in the State of Missouri. Mr. Kershman is also Lead Counsel Rated for Family Law. Additionally, Mr. Kershman is also an adjunct professor at Washington University School of Law....
Laurie (McMillan) Dodd
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St. Peters, MO Divorce Lawyer with 12 years experience
(636) 922-1888 1284 Jungermann Road, Suite A
St. Peters, MO 63376
Free ConsultationDivorce, DWI, Domestic Violence and Family
Saint Louis University School of Law
I graduated law school at Saint Louis University School of Law in 2007. After several years of working for the big firms, I started my own practice, specializing in criminal defense, family law, and personal injury. Formerly known as Laurie A. McMillan, Attorney at Law.
Mr. C. Curran Coulter II
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(636) 244-6050 814 First Capital Drive
St. Charles, MO 63301
Free ConsultationSt. Charles, MO Divorce Attorney with 7 years experience
Divorce, Domestic Violence, Family and Juvenile
Saint Louis University
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Eric L. Boehmer
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St. Charles, MO Divorce Attorney with 19 years experience
(636) 896-4020 1603 Boones Lick Road
St. Charles, MO 63301
Free ConsultationDivorce, Domestic Violence, Family and Juvenile
University of Missouri - Columbia
Eric Boehmer is an attorney with the experience, confidence and knowledge to deal with the authorities when it comes to defending individuals against criminal charges and defending your rights. Eric’s passion is the courtroom and trying cases. He has tried numerous Judge and Jury trials with an extremely high success rate. He has multiple acquittals in Class A felony jury trials as well as many lower level felony and misdemeanors. Eric’s proven track record and attention to detail in working for his clients has earned him a well deserved reputation as a successful attorney.
Jonathan Kass Glassman
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Clayton, MO Divorce Attorney with 15 years experience
(314) 378-5781 225 S. Meramec Avenue
Suite 426T
Clayton, MO 63105
Divorce and Family
Washington University in St. Louis
Rachna Lien
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Clayton, MO Divorce Attorney with 7 years experience
(314) 722-8557 7733 Forsyth Blvd.
11th Floor
Clayton, MO 63105
Free ConsultationDivorce, Domestic Violence, Estate Planning and Family
Case Western Reserve University School of Law
Rachna is dedicated to helping people access the tools the legal system has to offer in settling disputes and overcoming challenging situations.

For the first 6 years of her career, Rachna founded and directed Jane Doe Advocacy Center, a non-profit legal service center for survivors of sexual violence. She helped survivors navigate the legal aftermath of sexual abuse, focusing her work in family court. She also coached individuals through the criminal justice system as they participated in the prosecution of their perpetrators. During her time at Jane Doe, Rachna helped more than 600 individuals who had legal questions relating to sexual...
Salim Elias Awad
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Clayton, MO Divorce Attorney with 9 years experience
(314) 488-2555 222 S. Meramec Ave.
Suite 300
Clayton, MO 63105
Free ConsultationDivorce, Domestic Violence and Family
Saint Louis University School of Law
Salim E. Awad represents his clients exclusively in the areas of Family Law & Litigation, providing sophisticated counsel in matters involving Divorce, Child Custody, Child Support, Spousal Support, Property Division, and Paternity. His experience also includes counseling his clients on Immigration and Military Issues that frequently impact Family Law, as well as Mediation, Collaborative Family Law, and Other Forms of Alternative Dispute Resolution. Mr. Awad is licensed to practice law in the States of Missouri, Illinois, and the United States District Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Missouri. He received his Juris Doctorate from St. Louis University School...
Joel Case
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(636) 861-1111 1190 Meramec Sta. Rd.
Suite 203
ballwin, 63021
Divorce, Estate Planning, Family and Probate
Saint Louis University School of Law
Joel has been practicing law for over 40 years. Before opening his private law practice, he held positions in the U.S. Department of Justice, both in the U.S. Attorney's Office and its Civil Rights Division, where he earned a Special Achievement Award for 'sustained superior performance". Joel learned tenacity early on. He lettered in football while playing on the 1959 University of Missouri Orange Bowl team, and that year, the coaches bestowed him with the "Oil Can" Award for showing the most hustle and morale on the Tiger team. He began his practice with many...
Erika J. Wentzel
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St. Charles, MO Divorce Lawyer with 8 years experience
(636) 442-4529 820 S. Main St.
Suite 200
St. Charles, MO 63301
Free ConsultationDivorce, Consumer, Estate Planning and Family
Saint Louis University School of Law
Erika Wentzel is a partner at Flesner Wentzel. During law school, Erika completed programs in Employment Law, Taxation, and International Law. Erika studied international law in Innsbruck, Madrid, and the Hague. During law school, Erika interned in the human resources department of the Saint Louis Zoo. After law school, Erika volunteered full time for Legal Services of Eastern Missouri as a consumer protection attorney. Erika initially practiced primarily in the areas of consumer protection and estate planning but she has also been working on family law cases since she graduated from Saint Louis University Law School...
Sarah Brown
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(636) 949-3111 533 Jefferson St
St. Charles, MO 63301
St. Charles, MO Divorce Lawyer
Divorce, Arbitration & Mediation and Family
Regent University School of Law
Jonathan D Marks
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O'Fallon, MO Divorce Attorney with 22 years experience
1001 Boardwalk Spring Pl
O'Fallon, MO 63368
Divorce and Family
University of Missouri - Columbia
Jonathan Marks received his Bachelor of Journalism from the University of Missouri – Columbia in 1993 and his Juris Doctorate from the University of Missouri – Columbia in 1997. Jonathan is admitted to practice in the State of Missouri, the State of Illinois, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri, the United States District Court for the Western District of Missouri, the United States District Court for the Southern District of Illinois, the United States District Court for the Central District of Illinois, the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, and the...
Brendan Block
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Chesterfield, MO Divorce Lawyer with 7 years experience
(314) 325-4357 400 Chesterfield Center #400
Chesterfield, MO 63017
Free ConsultationDivorce, Cannabis Law, Criminal and Family
Saint Louis University
Brendan is a native St. Louisan passionate about serving clients and practicing criminal law, municipal law, and family law. Brendan works diligently to get your charges dropped.

As a former prosecutor, he knows what they're looking for. His areas of practice are drug possession and paraphernalia charges, theft charges and DUI or DWI charges. Because his firm is small, he puts all of his care and attention into each of of his client's cases. His record of getting fines reduced and charges dropped speaks for itself. He does not judge. He shows respect for all of his clients. He understands...
Scott Chandler Trout
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Saint Louis, MO Divorce Lawyer with 27 years experience
(314) 725-0000 11737 Administration Drive, #200
Saint Louis, MO 63146
Divorce, Domestic Violence and Family
Saint Louis University School of Law
Scott C. Trout is the Managing Partner of Cordell & Cordell, a firm focusing exclusively on domestic relations for men. Mr. Trout has been recognized as one of the leading attorneys in the family law area. He was named Missouri SuperLawyer in 2006, 2007, 2008 and 2009. Mr. Trout has appeared in all three District Appellate Courts in the State of Missouri, the Missouri Supreme Court, the 5th District Appellate Court in Illinois, as well as the 7th Circuit of the United States Court of Appeals.
Scott Allen Hamblin
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Jefferson City, MO Divorce Attorney with 19 years experience
(573) 821-4013 312 E. Capitol Avenue
Jefferson City, MO 65102
Divorce, Criminal, DWI and Family
Dan Pingelton
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Columbia, MO Divorce Lawyer with 35 years experience
(573) 449-5091 28 N 8th St
#408
Columbia, MO 65201
Free ConsultationDivorce, Criminal, Family and Personal Injury
University of Colorado - Boulder
Chad Hager
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Columbia, MO Divorce Lawyer
(573) 303-0595 1506 Chapel Hill Rd. Suite H
Columbia, MO 65203
Divorce, Domestic Violence and Family
Southern Illinois University - Carbondale
Chad Hager is a Associate Attorney at Stange Law Firm, PC. Stange Law Firm, PC is a family law firm with multiple offices in the St. Louis Metro Area in Missouri and Illinois, including: St. Louis County (Brentwood), Missouri West St. Louis County (Ellisville), Missouri Jefferson County (Arnold), Missouri Franklin County (Union), Missouri Madison County (Edwarsdville), Illinois St. Clair County (Belleville), Illinois St. Louis City, Missouri (By Appointment Only) Call us today at 314-963-4700. *The choice of a lawyer is an important decision that should not be based solely upon advertisements.* Chad Hager is responsible for the content. ...
Katherine Anne Dierdorf
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Clayton, MO Divorce Attorney with 8 years experience
(314) 896-4272 P.O. Box 16041
Clayton, MO 63124
Divorce, Domestic Violence, Family and Juvenile
Washington University School of Law
Prior to opening my own law firm, I worked for one of St. Louis' largest firms. While there, I gained valuable experience in the numerous facets of civil law, representing both plaintiffs and defendants in a wide variety of matters. I also served as a prosecuting attorney for the City of St. Louis. As a former prosecutor, I understand the intricacies of criminal law and have the experience necessary to provide effective representation during every phase of your criminal case. Whether your troubles are civil or criminal in nature, I understand the negative impact these...
Jillian Wood
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(636) 940-5900 2268 Bluestone Drive
St. Charles, MO 63303
St. Charles, MO Divorce Lawyer with 11 years experience
Divorce, Domestic Violence, Family and Juvenile
Saint Louis University School of Law
Jillian Wood is a Partner at Stange Law Firm, PC. She manages the Illinois offices and the Arnold, Missouri office of the firm. Jillian is based out of the firm's Belleville, Illinois office and represents clients solely in family law matters. Note: The choice of a lawyer is an important decision that should not be based solely upon advertisements. Jillian Wood is responsible for the content. Principal place of business 120 South Central Ave., Suite 450, St. Louis (Clayton), MO 63105.
Thomas J. Henderson
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St. Louis, MO Divorce Attorney with 14 years experience
(314) 266-4400 7750 Clayton Rd. Suite 102
St. Louis, MO 63117
Free ConsultationDivorce, Business, Consumer and Family
Saint Louis University School of Law
Mr. Henderson focuses his practice in the areas of personal injury, family law, criminal defense, and driving while intoxicated cases. He practices regularly in courts in St. Louis and the surrounding counties and also handles appeals.
Laurie Ann Knight
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Chesterfield, MO Divorce Lawyer with 15 years experience
(636) 200-5533 13321 N Outer 40 Road
Suite 500
Chesterfield, MO 63017
Free ConsultationDivorce, Bankruptcy, Family and Juvenile
University of Missouri - Columbia
Attorney Laurie A. Knight is an accomplished and experience lawyer practicing family law, criminal defense, estate planning, business law, and bankruptcy. She studied biology as an undergraduate at Saint Louis University before enrolling in the University of Missouri Columbia School of Law. She graduated with her J.D. in 2005 having served as an active member of the law school community. Laurie is admitted to practice in the State of Missouri and in the U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Missouri. She attends various legal events, supports several legal organizations, and frequently donates her time to serve indigent people. Laurie is...
Benjamin James Borengasser
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Lake St Louis, MO Divorce Attorney with 18 years experience
(636) 625-0505 1000 Edgewater Point, Suite 406
Lake St Louis, MO 63367
Free ConsultationDivorce, DWI, Family and Traffic Tickets
Washington University in St. Louis
I have been practicing law in St. Charles County for nearly 15 years. I focus my practice on divorce, family law, DWI and traffic ticket defense and estate planning. I work hard to get great results and keep financial costs down. I have exceptional academic credentials, having graduated from Washington University School of Law in the top 15% of my class with numerous awards and honors.
Bert Fulk
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St. Charles, MO Divorce Attorney with 11 years experience
(636) 946-0960 121 N. 5th St.
St. Charles, MO 63301
Free ConsultationDivorce, Criminal, DWI and Traffic Tickets
Saint Louis University School of Law
Bert Fulk, Attorney at Law provides award-winning Criminal Defense, DWI, DUI, Divorce, Family Law, and Personal Injury representation in St. Louis and St. Charles
Jessica Emery
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St. Louis, MO Divorce Attorney
(314) 390-1220 230 S. Bemiston Ave
Suite 1200
St. Louis, MO 63105
Free ConsultationDivorce, Arbitration & Mediation, Domestic Violence and Family
Washington University School of Law and Washington University School of Law
Jessica holds a Juris Doctorate and a Master of Laws in Negotiation and Dispute Resolution from Washington University. In law school, she received several top advocacy awards including winning the championship in Washington University’s intramural moot court competition and being named the “Best Speaker in the Competition” in a highly competitive national moot court competition. She also received a Cali Award in Arbitration, which is awarded to the student with the highest grade in the class.

While completing her Master of Laws degree, Jessica interned for a judge in the U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Missouri. She then worked...
Douglas G. Bellon
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St. Charles, MO Divorce Attorney
(636) 949-3111 533 Jefferson St
St. Charles, MO 63301
Divorce, Estate Planning, Family and Personal Injury
University of Missouri School of Law
Marshall Ross Hoekel
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Webster Groves, MO Divorce Attorney with 28 years experience
(314) 961-6917 130 E. Lockwood Ave.
Webster Groves, MO 63119
Free ConsultationDivorce, DWI, Family and Insurance Claims
University of Missouri - Columbia
I am a lawyer practicng in Webster Groves, Missouri. I have over 17 years of experience representing individuals in personal injury matters. I also assist families in domestic situations and criminal matters. I can be contacted at 314-961-6917
Jill Anderson
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St. Charles, MO Divorce Lawyer with 7 years experience
(636) 949-3111 533 Jefferson St
St. Charles, MO 63301
Divorce, Family and Juvenile
Oklahoma City University School of Law
Martha (Martie) M Clark
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St. Charles, MO Divorce Attorney with 12 years experience
(636) 922-5529 2460 Executive Drive #120
St. Charles, MO 63303
Free ConsultationDivorce, Arbitration & Mediation, Domestic Violence and Family
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
Family law attorney, child custody, child support, paternity, adoption, divorce, dissolution of marriage. Traffic, wills, criminal.
Danielle Frazier
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St. Charles, MO Divorce Attorney with 3 years experience
(855) 805-0595 2268 Bluestone Dr.
St. Charles, MO 63303
Divorce and Family
Saint Louis University School of Law
Danielle Frazier Is a Junior Associate Attorney with Stange Law Firm, PC. She can assist you with your divorce and family law needs from the firm's St. Charles, MO office location.
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Considering divorce?

If a person wishes to terminate his or her marriage, he or she may file for a divorce. In a divorce proceeding, the court will terminate the marriage and determine the rights and responsibilities of the divorcing parties regarding child custody, child visitation, child support and spousal support (alimony). The court will also redistribute marital assets.

Depending on where you reside and where your assets are, the division of property can be a very simple or very complex process. Disputes often arise during this phase of a divorce if the two parties disagree as to who should receive which assets or property.

Finding a divorce lawyer who is experienced and reliable can reduce your stress and help you make the best choices possible. A good divorce lawyer should be a problem solver who is skilled at negotiation and possesses a solid trial background. If both parties are open to alternative dispute resolution, such as arbitration or mediation, finding a lawyer experienced in collaborative divorce or divorce mediation would be beneficial.

Divorce lawyers also handle child custody issues, including multi-state and international child custody situations. Some divorce lawyers may be certified by their states as being family law specialists. Certification often requires that a lawyer meet certain experience and educational criteria.


Legal Custody: A parent with legal custody has the right to decide on the child's upbringing, education, and medical care. A court may grant legal custody to one parent (sole legal custody) or both parents (joint legal custody).

Separate Property: Property acquired before marriage or during the marriage as a gift or inheritance, or bought during marriage with separate property.