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April 2019 Archives

Legal help is key with child support in a military divorce

Military members in Missouri and across the nation face a great deal of stress and pressure given the requirements of their service. In many instances, that can take a toll on a marriage and spark a military divorce. As with any divorce, there will be a litany of issues that must be navigated. That includes spousal support, child custody and child support. Caring for children is one of the key issues in a military divorce and given the difficult nature of a military life - especially for children - it is imperative to have legal help to address these issues.

How is a disability claim assessed with a lung transplant?

For Missourians who are suffering from a lung condition or disease, it can be nearly impossible to complete most tasks and to function every day. For these individuals, if the disease reaches a certain point where there are no effective alternatives for treatment, a lung transplant might be necessary. Since the aftercare for a lung transplant is extensive and the person will require substantial monitoring, they will not be able to get back to work for an extended period, if they can at all. This will impact whether they meet the requirements for qualifying SSD benefits for illness.

What if there is a dispute over an irretrievably broken marriage?

In Missouri, one of the basic requirements for a couple to be granted a divorce is relatively simple in that the marriage must be irretrievably broken. In many cases, the parties will agree that the marriage is no longer viable and will state that it is irretrievably broken, allowing them to divorce. However, in some instances, one of the parties will deny the dispute is sufficient that that the marriage is irretrievably broken. When this happens, it is important to understand how the law handles these cases and what to do next. Having legal assistance with complex divorce issues such as this is key.

Pension, custody and other unique issues in a military divorce

Divorce is a difficult and complex process, and it can be particularly difficult for couples when one or both spouses serve in the military. There are various things that can make a military divorce complicated, and it may be in your interests to know what to expect and how to protect your interests. Preparation can help you avoid unnecessary complications and have reasonable expectations.

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