Missouri Divorce & Family Law Blog

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Category Archives: Attorney Client Relationship

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Important Considerations when Choosing a Family or Divorce Attorney

Posted in Attorney Client Relationship
There are many attorneys that practice in the area of family law/divorce.   Choosing a family lawyer is an incredibly important decision, as it will have a direct impact on the time, cost, and outcome of the case, as well as how smoothly the case runs.  Some important things to consider: 1.      Trust.  This is the… Continue Reading

Supreme Court Advisory Committee Determines Collaborative Law is Ethical in Missouri

Posted in Attorney Client Relationship, Divorce, Legal Proceedings, Marriage and Family, Mediation and Alternative Dispute Resolution
On August 20, 2008 the Advisory Commitee of the Supreme Court of Missouri issued a formal opinion that the practice of Collaborative law, a form of practice where clients agree from the outset to settle their case out of court through negotiation rather than litigation, is ethical and permissible in Missouri.  In the area of… Continue Reading

Why You Need a Divorce Lawyer

Posted in Attorney Client Relationship, Divorce, Legal Proceedings
The Pennsylvania Family Law Blog had a great post yesterday about why you need a lawyer for your divorce case.  The full article can be read here, and is summarized as follows: A good divorce lawyer is part lawyer, part psychologist and part clergy. A good divorce lawyer also is indispensable if you are contemplating a divorce (or,… Continue Reading