Dexter Family Lawyers

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Dustin L Mayer
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Dexter, MO Family Law Attorney with 8 years experience
(573) 624-7876 PO Box 326
130 E Stoddard St.
Dexter, MO 63841
Free ConsultationFamily, Criminal, Divorce and Personal Injury
University of Missouri - Columbia
Dustin practices personal injury, criminal defense, workers' compensation and family law in Dexter, Missouri and the surrounding Southeast Missouri counties. Dustin was born and raised in Dexter and attended Southeast Missouri State for his undergraduate degree before attending law school at the University of Missouri - Columbia. Prior to opening his own law office, Dustin worked as the Assistant Prosecutor in Pemiscot where he handled cases ranging from driving while intoxicated to murder in the first degree. While employed in Pemiscot County Dustin was able to try multiple cases before juries. Dustin...
Jennifer R Williams
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(573) 686-5868 1912 Big Bend
P.O. Box 1248
Poplar Bluff, MO 63901
Poplar Bluff, MO Family Law Attorney with 8 years experience
Family, Estate Planning, Probate and Workers' Comp
William H. Bowen School of Law
Jennifer R. Williams graduated from the University of Arkansas-Little Rock, Bowen School of Law in 2011, achieving honors. Prior to beginning her legal career, Jennifer served four years as a deputy court clerk for the Hon. William J. Clarkson, associate circuit judge, Butler County, Missouri. As a probate court clerk, Jennifer gained valuable insight into the processing of probate claims and served as a Probate Faculty Member for the Missouri Court Clerk College in 2007 and 2008. In this capacity, Jennifer instructed probate court clerks from around the state.

In 2015, Jennifer joined Spain, Miller, Galloway & Lee, LLC...
John M. Albright
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Poplar Bluff, MO Family Law Attorney with 23 years experience
(573) 712-2538 201A N Main Street
Poplar Bluff, MO 63901-5146
Free ConsultationFamily, Civil Rights, Divorce and Traffic Tickets
Washington University School of Law
Never a stranger to hard work or adversity, I wrestled in high school, spent three years as a Combat Engineer on active duty with Untied States Army and completed by reserve service working through college. After many years of working with partners in private practice, I saw the need for a firm that was more client friendly and accessible online. Some matters require a personal approach. However, if you got caught-up in some small town speed trap or were falsely accused of smoking marijuana on one Southeast Missouri's beautiful rivers, matters can often be handled...
Allyson E. Brown
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Cape Girardeau, MO Family Law Attorney
(573) 651-9000 3071 Lexington Ave.
Cape Girardeau, MO 63701
Family, Health Care and Personal Injury
University of Missouri - Columbia
Jeffrey L. Spray
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Cape Girardeau, MO Family Law Lawyer with 23 years experience
(573) 651-9000 3071 Lexington Ave.
Cape Girardeau, MO 63701
Family, Business and Real Estate
University of Missouri - Columbia
Kenneth C. McManaman Esq.
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Cape Girardeau, MO Family Law Lawyer with 45 years experience
(573) 335-8522 1028 N Kingshighway
Suite One, Blattner Bldg.
Cape Girardeau, MO 63701
Family, Business, Criminal and Estate Planning
England, Air University, University of Virginia School of Law, Naval War College, University of Missouri - Kansas City School of Law and Naval War College
Christopher Lynn Yarbro
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Poplar Bluff, MO Family Law Attorney with 16 years experience
1165 Cherry St
Poplar Bluff, MO 63901
Family, Criminal, Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury
University of Missouri - Columbia
Christopher L. Yarbro graduated from the University of Missouri - Columbia, School of Law in 2004, achieving honors including the dean’s list for all semesters, CALI award of excellence in the field of modern payment systems, a qualifying candidate for Missouri Law and Policy Review Journal, and recipient of the George I Wallach endowment. He began his practice in Poplar Bluff in 2004, and has tried multiple criminal and civil jury trials. Chris' practice includes medical negligence, products liability, automobile accident, workers compensation and other serious injury cases, as well as criminal defense, family law and general trial...
John R. Schneider
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Cape Girardeau, MO Family Law Lawyer
(573) 335-3300 212 North Main Street
Cape Girardeau, MO 63701
Free ConsultationFamily, Business, Estate Planning and Personal Injury
Southern Illinois University - Carbondale
Scott Andrew Robbins
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POPLAR BLUFF, MO Family Law Lawyer with 24 years experience
(573) 686-2459 1165 Cherry Street
POPLAR BLUFF, MO 63901
Free ConsultationFamily, Business, Divorce and Nursing Home
University of Missouri - Columbia
Samantha D Pennington
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(573) 799-4202 1901 Sunset Drive, Suite 209
Poplar Bluff, MO 63901
Free ConsultationPoplar Bluff, MO Family Law Lawyer with 11 years experience
Family, Business, Estate Planning and Tax
The John Marshall Law School and The John Marshall Law School
Samantha D. Pennington earned her Juris Doctorate (J.D.) from the Chicago John Marshall Law School in 2009, graduating in the top third of her class. She continued her legal education at John Marshall and, in 2010, earned a Legum Magistra (LL.M) in Tax Law, with an emphasis in estate planning. Prior to law school, Samantha spent three years working as a paralegal in employment discrimination and products liability. While in law school, Samantha earned several awards and recognitions including; being hand selected as an LL.M student to serve as teaching assistant to Professor Barry Kozak where she taught JD candidates; earning...
Mary L. D. Griffith
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Sikeston, MO Family Law Attorney with 24 years experience
(573) 472-0212 118 W. North Street
Sikeston, MO 63801
Family, Business, Divorce and Employment
Robert Smith
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Poplar Bluff, MO Family Law Lawyer with 30 years experience
(573) 686-1141 502 Vine Street
Suite 2
Poplar Bluff, MO 63901
Free ConsultationFamily, Business, Criminal and Divorce
Gonzaga University School of Law and University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law
Cape Girardeau, MO Family Law Lawyer with 18 years experience
(573) 339-1880 1930 Broadway
Cape Girardeau, MO 63701
Family, Business, Criminal and Divorce
Cape Girardeau, MO Family Law Attorney with 18 years experience
(573) 334-9104 1736 N Kingshighway St
Cape Girardeau, MO 63701
Family, Bankruptcy, Divorce and Estate Planning
Piedmont, MO Family Law Attorney with 19 years experience
(573) 223-4247 1401 N. Main St., Ste. 200
Piedmont, MO 63957
Family, Business and Criminal
Piedmont, MO Family Law Lawyer with 23 years experience
(573) 223-4247 1401 N. Main St., Ste. 200
Piedmont, MO 63957
Family, Business and Personal Injury
East Prairie, MO Family Law Attorney with 16 years experience
(573) 649-9546 200 S Washington St
East Prairie, MO 63845-1528
Family, Business, Criminal and Estate Planning
Charleston, MO Family Law Lawyer with 13 years experience
(314) 249-0675 114 N Main
Charleston, MO 63834
Family, Business, Construction and Criminal
Ramona A Gau
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(573) 747-4573 406 East Karsch Blvd.
Farmington, MO 63640
Farmington, MO Family Law Attorney with 13 years experience
Family, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Estate Planning
University of Missouri - Columbia
Ramona Gau graduated Magna Cum Laude from Hannibal LaGrange University. It was actually a very specific, negative incident during her time that helped her make the decision between being a police officer and being a lawyer. Seeking to live out the concept her dear Mother instilled in her, that if "you love what you do, you will never work a day in your life", Ramona went on to the University of Missouri- Columbia Law School. There she had the distinguished honor of placing in the Moot Court Top 10.

Because she understands that attorneys typically meet people going through especially hard...
M. Blake Dudley
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Farmington, MO Family Law Lawyer with 24 years experience
(573) 701-0050 P.O. Box 996
124 North Jackson St
Farmington, MO 63640
Free ConsultationFamily, Criminal, Divorce and Social Security Disability
University of Missouri - Columbia
20+ years experience providing honest straight answers to emotional legal questions, with the fight to follow through in the courtroom.

I attended the University of Kansas, earning a Bachelor of Arts Degree majoring in Psychology in 1992. I attended the University of Missouri at Columbia Law School earning my Juris Doctorate in 1995. I was licensed to practice law in October of 1995.

On December 28, 1995, I was appointed an Assistant Prosecuting Attorney of St. Francois County, Missouri becoming First Assistant in 1998. During my time as an assistant prosecuting attorney I volunteered to serve as a...
Sara L. Marler
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(573) 747-4573 406 East Karsch Blvd.
Farmington, MO 63640
Farmington, MO Family Law Lawyer with 17 years experience
Family, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Estate Planning
New England Law | Boston
After completing her undergraduate degree at Maryville University - St. Louis, law school took Sara Marler to Boston. She attended New England University Law School, where she graduated cum laude and Top 10% of her class. It was Sara's sense of hometown and community that brought her back to Southeast Missouri.

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,...
Renee Anne Murphy
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Farmington, MO Family Law Attorney with 37 years experience
(573) 756-5400 601 N Washington St
Farmington, MO 63640
Free ConsultationFamily, Criminal, Divorce and Domestic Violence
Washington University School of Law
Renee Murphy is dedicated to providing quality representation for her clients. We handle all traffic, DWI and license cases, and all serious felonies. We also handle divorce, custody, paternity, guardianship,grandparents rights and adoptions. If you have been injured in a car accident,we can help.
De Soto, MO Family Law Attorney with 55 years experience
(636) 337-6144 1103 Easton St
De Soto, MO 63020
Family, Criminal, Divorce and Estate Planning
De Soto, MO Family Law Attorney with 25 years experience
(636) 337-8000 212 S Main St
De Soto, MO 63020
Family, Business, Criminal and Divorce
Perryville, MO Family Law Lawyer with 19 years experience
(573) 334-0555 534 Brinkman Dr
Perryville, MO 63775
Family, Business, Divorce and Estate Planning
Fredericktown, MO Family Law Attorney with 35 years experience
(573) 783-7212 135 E Main St
Fredericktown, MO 63645
Family, Estate Planning and Personal Injury
Sainte Genevieve, MO Family Law Lawyer with 28 years experience
(573) 303-3015 705 Sainte Genevieve Drive
Sainte Genevieve, MO 63670
Family, Criminal, Personal Injury and Workers' Comp
Joseph John Piatchek
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Springfield, MO Family Law Lawyer with 15 years experience
(417) 882-5858 1200 E. Woodhurst, Suite T-200
Springfield, MO 65804
Free ConsultationOffers Video ChatFamily, Business, Estate Planning and Probate
University of Missouri - Columbia
Hello, my name is Joe Piatchek. I was born in Springfield, Missouri, where I attended elementary, middle school, and high school. In fact, I have lived here in Springfield my entire life, except for seven years spent in Columbia, Missouri: four years undergraduate and three more in law school at the University of Missouri – Columbia.

After graduating from Mizzou with my Bachelor’s degree in Psychology, I returned to Springfield to work at Lakeland Regional Hospital, where I worked with adolescents who were suffering from various forms of mental illness, abuse, and neglect. I also worked at The Burrell Center in...
Jennifer Piper
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St. Louis, MO Family Law Attorney with 18 years experience
(314) 449-9800 130 S Bemiston Ave, Suite 608
St. Louis, MO 63105
Family, Arbitration & Mediation, Divorce and Domestic Violence
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...
Teresa Rieger Housholder
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Marshfield, MO Family Law Attorney with 22 years experience
(417) 859-4430 110 N. Crittenden
Marshfield, MO 65706
Free ConsultationFamily, Appeals, Estate Planning and Juvenile
Legal advice you can trust at a price you can afford. Call (417) 859-4430 for a free consultation.

Teresa Rieger Housholder, J.D. graduated from the University of Missouri – Kansas City Law School in 1997 (where she was published in the Matrimonial Law Journal), Southwest Missouri State University (now Missouri State) in 1992, and Marshfield High School in 1988. She is a proud native of Southwest Missouri.

Her practice focuses on Family Law (Dissolutions, Paternity actions, Modifications & Child Support); Adoptions (both agency and private), Registration of Foreign Adoptions; Criminal Law; Probate Law (Parental Delegations, Guardianships, Estate Administrations, Wills, Healthcare POA);...
Ryan Paulus
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Kansas City, MO Family Law Attorney with 12 years experience
(816) 581-4040 8350 N. St. Clair Ave
Suite 225
Kansas City, MO 64151
Free ConsultationFamily, DWI, Employment and Personal Injury
University of Missouri - Columbia
Ryan M. Paulus represents clients in a variety of contexts, including discrimination, retaliation, harassment, whistleblower, consumer rights, personal injury, severance, wage and hour disputes and class and collective actions. Ryan’s confidence, perseverance, and attention to detail are invaluable to furthering his clients cause. He has won his clients over sixteen million dollars in jury verdicts and settlements and developed a record of success in significant and complex litigation. Ryan is also a combat veteran who served with distinction in Afghanistan as a SAPPER Company Operations Officer, earning both the Bronze Star Medal and the Combat Action Badge before resigning from...
Kristen Thurmond
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Kansas City, MO Family Law Attorney with 5 years experience
(816) 895-2858 204 West Linwood Boulevard
Kansas City, MO 64111
Family, Animal, Divorce and Juvenile
University of Missouri - Kansas City School of Law
Kristen Thurmond opened her firm with the goal of helping individuals with family, criminal, and animal matters.

Family law is often a confusing time for people. Kristen helps her clients be prepared for the legal issues that come during emotional times when family dynamics are changing. This include divorces, changing or modifying custody orders, child support issues, child custody issues, and paternity actions.

Animal matters are an area of law that is growing. Pet owners find themselves facing fines and possible jail time. If you're a pet owner and find yourself facing some sort of legal problem, Kristen can help. Kristen...
Marta Papa
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(314) 862-0202 7101 Delmar Blvd.
Saint Louis, MO 63130
Saint Louis, MO Family Law Lawyer with 35 years experience
Family, Arbitration & Mediation and Divorce
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....
Neil Smith
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(314) 725-4400 231 South Bemiston Avenue
Suite 800
Clayton, MO 63105
Free ConsultationOffers Video ChatClayton, MO Family Law Lawyer with 15 years experience
Family, Appeals, Divorce and Domestic Violence
I graduated from the University of Missouri, Columbia, in 2000, and earned my law degree from Loyola University New Orleans in 2003. During law school, I worked at the Internal Revenue Service on issues relating to small businesses and sole proprietorships, and clerked for two law firms focusing on domestic relations and divorce.

After finishing law school, I worked for a mid-sized law firm representing many of the largest American financial and industrial companies. In 2006 I opened my own practice, The Smith Law Firm, LLC.

Since that time he has represented thousands of individuals in...
Jennifer L. Rench
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St. Louis, MO Family Law Attorney with 11 years experience
(314) 725-4000 230 S. Bemiston Ave
Suite 510
St. Louis, MO 63105
Free ConsultationOffers Video ChatFamily, Arbitration & Mediation and Divorce
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...
Mrs. Shelly Renee' Reece
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Springfield, MO Family Law Lawyer with 22 years experience
(417) 881-0881 2202 W Chesterfield Blvd, Ste 200
Springfield, MO 65807
Free ConsultationFamily, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Estate Planning
Oklahoma City University School of Law
WELCOME TO REECE FAMILY LAW, LLC & DEFENDING YOUR FAMILY – SPRINGFIELD – JOPLIN - LAWYERS
DEFENDING YOUR FAMILY
My name is Shelly Reneé Reece and I have been an attorney in Springfield, MO and the Southwest Missouri area since 1998. As a wife and a mother of two children, I understand your family is the most important aspect of your life. I know you are going through a difficult time. You have made the right decision to seek legal advice and our family law, criminal defense, estate planning, civil litigation, and mediation lawyer teams look forward to assisting...
Kelly M. Davidzuk
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(314) 963-4700 120 South Central Ave.
Suite 450
Clayton, MO 63105
Clayton, MO Family Law Attorney with 9 years experience
Family, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Juvenile
Appalachian School of Law
Kelly Davidzuk is a Partner managing Tulsa, Oklahoma City, 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.
Paul Edward Evans
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Blue Springs, MO Family Law Attorney with 24 years experience
(816) 224-9500 1114 West Main Street
HISTORIC DOWNTOWN BLUE SPRINGS, MO
Blue Springs, MO 64015
Family, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Estate Planning
University of Missouri - Kansas City School of Law
Paul E.Evans Attorney at Law has been successfully representing clients for over 20 years in Auto/Truck Accident/Injury, Personal Injury and Workers Compensation. He has a well earned reputation as an excellent attorney for domestic issues such as Divorce, Child Custody, Visitation, Child Support, Paternity, Relocation, Guardianship, and Adoption. While acquiring that reputation he also has handled many cases involving Workers Compensation and claims for injuries such as Auto Accidents. He has represented numerous families in death claims and catastrophic bodily injury. Paul E. Evans Attorney at Law has over 20 years of experience in a wide variety of motor...
Jillian Wood
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(636) 296-3060 16 Municipal Drive
Suite C
Arnold, MO 63010
Arnold, MO Family Law Lawyer with 11 years experience
Family, Divorce, Domestic Violence 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.
Anne V. Kiske
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Kansas City, MO Family Law Lawyer with 26 years experience
(816) 256-5440 10525 N Ambassador Dr
Suite 208
Kansas City, MO 64153
Free ConsultationFamily, Bankruptcy, Divorce and Estate Planning
Washington University School of Law
At the Kiske Law Office, LLC, my philosophy is to empower my clients through compassionate representation. I do this first by creating a low-key and casual office environment that encourages you to “come as you are.” The changes you are facing in your life as a result of the issues that have caused you to seek a Family Law Attorney are stressful enough without the additional worry about the pretense of “going to the lawyer’s.” My clients are usually very happy with this approach because it allows them to worry only about the immediate situation...
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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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