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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

Fighting the Presumption for the Mother

February 10th, 2016

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Missouri statutes presume an award of custody in favor of a child’s mother.  However, a person can overcome this favoritism towards the mother by showing that they are a better parent for the child.  If you are facing a custody battle, contact our office at 816-514-4949 or

Modifying Child Custody

August 7th, 2015

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In Missouri, in order to apply for a change in your custody arrangement of a child, you must be able to show that there was a substantial change in circumstances. Recently, a Missouri court ruled that a substantial change in circumstances occurred when the child moves in with the non-custodial parent and the custodial parent agrees to the living arrangement.

If you are wanting to modify your child custody arrangement or are facing a custody battle, contact our law office at 816-524-4949 or visit our website at