Tag Archives: Family Law

Making a Child’s Health Decisions

Missouri courts have authority to allow one parent to make all of the healthcare decisions for a child.  If you are unable to agree on a parenting plan, a court will make one for you. If you are in a … Continue reading

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Terminating a Parent’s Rights Due to Mental Illness

A parent’s rights to a child can be terminated if the parent’s mental disease causes harm to the child and no support is available to the parent. If you need assistance protecting your rights to your child or children, contact … Continue reading

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Your Parenting Plan Must Address Holidays

Missouri law requires that every parenting plan address holidays and other special occasions.  If your parenting plan does not address holidays, your parenting plan is in violation of Missouri law and may need to be redone. If you need assistance … Continue reading

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Top 10 Under 40 Attorney Award

Our attorney, Camron Hoorfar, has been chosen as a Missouri Top 10 Under 40 Attorney for family law by the National Academy of Family Law Attorneys.

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Extending Child Support for Disability

Missouri law states that child support can terminate when a child turns age 18 and does not go to college or at age 22 for a child who goes to college.  Missouri law also allows for child support to be … Continue reading

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Modifying Maintenance/Alimony

Missouri statutes state that a person can request to modify the amount of maintenance or alimony that they pay as long as they can show a change in circumstances that is substantial and continuing. If you are in a custody … Continue reading

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Grandparents and Adoptions

Missouri courts have ruled that a grandparent has the ability to intervene in an adoption action. If you are interested in asserting your rights as a grandparent, contact our law office at 816-524-4949 or visit our website at Hoorfarlaw.com.

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Relocating Your Family After a Divorce

If you were involved in a divorce with children and you wish to move, you must notify your ex-spouse or ex-significant other of your intentions to move, give them a reasonable time to object to the move, and send the … Continue reading

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Missouri Will Collect Child Support for Another State

Simply moving to another state will not get you out of paying your child support obligations.  If you live in Missouri and Missouri receives notice that you owe child support pursuant to a court order in another state, Missouri will … Continue reading

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Bankruptcy and Divorce

Generally, you cannot get rid of your child support or alimony payments in a Chapter 7 bankruptcy.  These amounts even include property settlements from a divorce.  However, some of these may be eliminated in a Chapter 13 bankruptcy. If you … Continue reading

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