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Missouri Divorce Law

Missouri divorce law is different from divorce law in other states. Divorce can be tricky and you need someone who is familiar with the divorce law in your area to navigate your divorce successfully. At Byrnes Law Firm,  we strive to make the process go as smoothly as possible during this very stressful time.

Divorce Laws in Missouri

Missouri is a no-fault divorce state. This means that a divorce can take place because the marriage is broken with no likelihood that it can be preserved or fixed. It is not necessary to prove that one spouse is to blame for causing the breakdown of the marriage due to adultery, abuse, or other bad acts. Proof of these faults may help in the matters of child custody and property division, but they’re not necessary for a divorce.

There are numerous issues that are addressed during divorce proceedings. They can include but are not limited to the following:

  • property division
  • child support
  • child custody
  • division of any monetary assets
  • visitation
  • alimony or spousal payments

The state of Missouri tries to divide the assets obtained during the marriage equally. However, that can be easier said than done. The Lawyers at Byrnes Family Law can help you reach negotiations regarding your martial property.

How We Can Help in Your Divorce Case

Obviously, the issues that come up during a divorce are emotional issues. An experienced divorce lawyer can make the process easier, and help you focus on the best outcome for your family.

If you have questions regarding divorce and any other issues that arise while going through a divorce give Byrnes Law Firm a call. We can help you decide which path is best for your situation. We will fight to give you the best outcome possible.