Columbia, Missouri Family Lawyers
Columbia, MO Family Law Lawyer with 20 years experience
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...
O'Fallon, MO 63368
University of Missouri - Columbia
Jaired graduated with honors from Regent University School of Law in 2008 where he served as executive editor of the Regent University Law Review. He was admitted to the Missouri Bar in 2008.
A respected attorney once told her "Caring makes this job hard, but caring is what makes you good at what you do," and she's kept those impactful words with her over the last 15 years of her career. Sara is a compassionate advocate, having been the voice of children,...
Because she understands that attorneys typically meet people going through especially hard...
Pacific, MO 63069
Drake University Law School
Craig graduated from University of Central Missouri with a Public Relations degree. He continued his education at Washburn University School of Law, receiving his Juris Doctorate. After law school, Craig became a domestic violence prosecutor before he decided to go...
Evy went to Missouri State University where she obtained her undergraduate degree in Criminology and Sociology. She then went on to...
Columbia Family Legal Aid & Pro Bono Services
Mid-Missouri Legal Services Corporation
Jefferson City , MO
Dealing with family law issues?
Family law generally concerns domestic relations and family-related matters such as marriage, civil unions, domestic partnerships, adoptions, paternity, guardianships, domestic abuse, surrogacy, child custody, child abduction, the dissolution of marriage and associated issues. Each state has its own set of family laws, and traveling across state borders can sometimes affect your rights and those of your family.
Contrary to popular belief, seeking the advice of a family law attorney does not necessarily mean that something is amiss in your family. A family law attorney can help negotiate prenuptial/premarital agreements for clients in anticipation of marriage or advise same-sex couples on relevant legal issues affecting their relationship. They also can help with adoption proceedings and other procedures involving children.
Family law attorneys often do represent clients seeking a divorce, annulment or legal separation, and the complicated issues that can arise as a result. Although domestic abuse is a criminal offense, some family law attorneys are skilled at handling these situations, as they are often entangled with other family law issues.
Some jurisdictions certify lawyers as family law specialists, which means these attorneys have met the certifying body's minimum requirements for education, experience, and examination.
No-Fault Proceeding: A civil case in which parties may resolve their dispute without a formal finding of error or fault.
Paternity Suit: A lawsuit to determine the father of a child whose parents were not married when the child was born.
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