Calculating Child Support; What is the Form 14?

Child Support Form 14

The Determination of Child Support Figuring the Total Cost to Raise Children When the parties to a dissolution have children together, there’s generally an issue of child support; who pays who and how much.  In Missouri, the court relies on the “Child Support Guidelines”, an established set of data ($ figures),that the legislature believes it […]

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What are The “Grounds for Divorce”?

What are The “Grounds for Divorce”?What does the term “Grounds for Divorce” even mean?  Basically, it means the reason, or the basis.  It answers the question: what right do you have to ask for a divorce?  Oddly, in some states, there has to be a “reason” why one is filing for a divorce, an excuse […]

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What Does it Cost to File Bankruptcy?

The Cost of Filing Bankruptcy You’re feeling broke, and your looking into bankruptcy.  You’re asking how did I get to here, and how much does it cost to file bankruptcy anyway?  That’s an easy one, you’re broke, or close to it, and it doesn’t appear there’s relief on the horizon.  And you’re wondering how you’ll even pay to get help […]

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Personal Injury Claims in Bankruptcy

Bankruptcy Petition

Personal Injury Claims are not exempt in Bankruptcy Is My Personal Injury Claim Protected in Bankruptcy? Answer:   No, personal injury claims are not protected in Missouri Bankruptcy. Often, I speak with clients who have on-going cases involving an automobile accident.  Many times, it’s the cost associated with such accidents that in part, leads them to […]

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