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Jackson County, Missouri Issues New Order about Bond and Release procedures

IT IS HEREBY ORDERED, effective immediately and continuing until November 30, 2020, as follows: 1. Any defendant arrested on a warrant who is to be delivered to the JCDC with any of the following bonds/bond amounts: A. $5,000.00/10% or any … Continue reading

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‘Trial by Combat’ requested from Kansas Man in Case against Ex-Wife

A Kansas man, David Ostrom, 40, of Paola, Kansas, said in a Jan. 3 court filing that his ex-wife, Bridgette Ostrom, 38, of Harlan, Iowa, and her attorney, Matthew Hudson, had “destroyed (him) legally.” David requested in a filing to … Continue reading

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‘Bachelor’ Creator Accused of Abusing Pregnant Wife

Mike Fleiss, creator of The Bachelor, has been accused by his wife, Laura Kaeppler Fleiss, that he attacked her during her two pregnancies. The news of the alleged abuse broke shortly after the couple filed for divorce. If you are thinking … Continue reading

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2018 Video Recap!

A compilation of office posts, summing up 2018, the best year yet at the Law Office of Camron Hoorfar!

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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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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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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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Can’t Take Back the Engagement Ring

An engagement ring becomes property of the person receiving the ring when the ring is given to them.  Therefore, Missouri firmly believes in the “no take-backs” rule of gift giving. If you are facing a divorce or custody issue, contact … Continue reading

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Bankruptcy Can Stop a Divorce

When a person files for bankruptcy, an automatic stay is created at the time the bankruptcy is filed.  The automatic stay prevents some legal proceedings from continuing, including divorces.  In order for the divorce to continue after the bankruptcy has … Continue reading

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Getting Maintenance

During a Missouri divorce, the court can award a spouse maintenance (also known as alimony) if the spouse can show that they are unable to meet their reasonable expenses through appropriate employment and property given to them through the divorce. … Continue reading

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