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Making a Child’s Health Decisions

December 7th, 2017

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 child custody battle and need legal representation, contact our law office at 816-524-4949 or our website at Hoorfarlaw.com.

Terminating a Parent’s Rights Due to Mental Illness

November 3rd, 2017

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 our law office at 816-524-4949 or visit our website at Hoorfarlaw.com.

Your Parenting Plan Must Address Holidays

September 19th, 2017

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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 with a parenting plan, contact our law office at 816-524-4949 or visit our website at Hoorfarlaw.com.

Top 10 Under 40 Attorney Award

June 28th, 2017

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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.

Extending Child Support for Disability

May 16th, 2017

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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 extended when the child is disabled.

If you are facing a child support action, contact our law office at 816-524-4949 or visit our website at Hoorfarlaw.com.

Modifying Maintenance/Alimony

May 4th, 2017

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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 battle or family law case and need some help, contact our law office at 816-524-4949 or visit our website at www.Hoorfarlaw.com.

Grandparents and Adoptions

March 28th, 2017

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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.

Relocating Your Family After a Divorce

March 27th, 2017

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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 notice by certified mail with return receipt.

If you are trying to relocate your family after a divorce or custody battle, contact our law office at 816-524-4949 or visit our website at www.Hoorfarlaw.com.

Missouri Will Collect Child Support for Another State

March 22nd, 2017

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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 assist that state in collecting the owed child support.

If you are having child support issues and need assistance, contact our law office at 816-524-4949 or visit our website at www.Hoorfarlaw.com.

Bankruptcy and Divorce

February 22nd, 2017

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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 are thinking of filing bankruptcy, contact our law office at 816-524-4949 or visit our website at www.Hoorfarlaw.com.