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Moniteau County Divorce Lawyers in California, Missouri

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Moniteau County Divorce Lawyers in California, Missouri

Moniteau County Divorce Lawyers in California, Missouri

The Moniteau County Courthouse is located in California, Missouri which is the county seat of government. There are a number of cities and towns located in Moniteau County including California, Clarksburg, Enon, Fortuna, High Point, Jamestown, Latha, Lupus, McGirk and Tipton. There are a limited number of divorce lawyers located in Moniteau County, Missouri. There are also a limited number of child custody lawyers in California, Missouri. The limited number of family law attorneys in Moniteau County is due to the size of the population. Consequently, many people contact a divorce lawyer and child custody attorney located outside of Moniteau County for representation.

Divorce Lawyers Representing Clients in Moniteau County

From our law office in Jefferson City, Missouri, our divorce lawyers represent clients in Moniteau County, Missouri. It’s a short drive to California, Missouri for court. In order to represent our divorce clients efficiently, we allow our clients the option of in-person meetings, phone conferences, and sometimes video conferences. Divorce cases generally involved a number of issues:

Divorce in California, Moniteau County, Missouri:

A divorce is the process that legally allows parties to dissolve their marriage. There are a number of issues that must be resolved in a divorce case. Oftentimes, getting the divorce is the easy part of the case compared to the other issues that must addressed including the division of the marital assets and debts, determining child custody, and addressing child support.

Property Division in California, Moniteau County, Missouri:

As part of the final divorce judgment, the court is required to divide the marital assets and marital debts and award to each spouse his or her separate property. Sometimes this process is done through an agreement between husband and wife. On other occasions, the court will divide the marital assets and debts at a trial.

High Asset Divorces in California, Moniteau County, Missouri and High Net Worth Divorces in California, Moniteau County, Missouri:

While the population of Moniteau County may be smaller than some of the surrounding counties, there are a number of families that have significant assets resulting in high net worth divorces occurring at the courthouse in California, Moniteau County. People have significant land holdings. Family farms are located throughout Moniteau County. There are significant tracts of real estate that are often the subject of divorce cases.

Child Custody in California, Moniteau County, Missouri:

Child custody is a subject that is frequently litigated in California, Moniteau County, Missouri. Children are an important part of our lives. Parents are willing to fight to obtain custody of their children. Sometimes parents are able to reach an agreement as to who should have custody and the amount of time the children will spend with each parent. But there are also times where the parents do not agree. In cases where the parents do not agree, the court must decide the outcome.

Child Support in California, Moniteau County, Missouri:

Child support is a means to provide financial support to a parent to assist that parent in raising a child. The courts take into consideration the income of both parents in determining child support. The idea is for a child to benefit from the income of both parents as if the child was living in the same home with those parents. There are laws that apply to the court determining child support.

FAMILY LAW IN CALIFORNIA, MONITEAU COUNTY, MISSOURI

Residents of Moniteau County can file their adoption, divorce, child custody case, child custody modification, child support case, and paternity case at the Moniteau County courthouse. Our family lawyers are familiar with the Local Court Rules for Moniteau County because our lawyers regularly practice in Moniteau County. The Local Court rules that apply to divorces in Moniteau County also apply Camden, Laclede, Miller, and Morgan counties. In addition to divorce cases, we also handle a variety of other family law matters in California, Moniteau County, Missouri which include:

Child Custody Modifications in California, Moniteau County, Missouri:

A child custody modification is a court proceeding whereby a parent seeks to change a prior court ordered custody schedule. Just like an initial child custody determination, whether done in a divorce proceeding or as part of a paternity case, parent may agree to a custody schedule. Other times, the judge must decide the outcome of a child custody modification.  There are legal requirements in order to proceed with a child custody modification which are different than those during an initial divorce or paternity case.

Child Support Modifications in California, Moniteau County, Missouri:

A child support modification can be heard by the court in California, Moniteau County, Missouri. There are legal requirements to change or modify a prior order for child support. The court must have the financial evidence to be able to modify a prior judgment for child support. Our experienced child support lawyers regularly practice in before the judges in California, Moniteau County, Missouri.

Adoptions in California, Moniteau County, Missouri:

Not every lawyer that practices family law is an experienced adoption lawyer. You will want an experienced adoption lawyer to represent you in California, Moniteau County, Missouri. Our experienced adoption lawyers practice in California, Moniteau County, Missouri. Our adoption attorneys are well versed in adoption law, and speak on the subject regular as part of training panels for both foster and adoptive parents.

Paternity in California, Moniteau County, Missouri:

A paternity case involves a court declaring a man to be a father of a child. A paternity action filed in California, Moniteau County, Missouri can be filed by the child’s mother or a man who believes that he is the father of the child. Paternity cases, like almost every other court case, can be resolved by an agreement between the parties or by the case proceeding to trial. The main issue to be decided is whether a specific man is the father of the child. After paternity is established, then issues of child custody and child support are also usually determined.

Change of Name in California, Moniteau County, Missouri:

A change of name case is what it sounds like which is the legal process of changing a person’s name. An adult can seek to change her name. A child, acting through a parent or legal guardian can also seek a change of name. A change of name is filed at the Moniteau County Courthouse.

Prenuptial Agreements in California, Moniteau County, Missouri:

A prenuptial agreement is a legal documents signed by two people before becoming married. The purpose of the prenuptial agreement is to protect assets that are already owned from later being classified as marital property. Marital property is subject to a property division in a divorce.

Child Custody Lawyer in California, Moniteau County, MO

There are not many child custody lawyers in California, Moniteau County, Missouri. Our child custody lawyers regularly practice before the judges in California, Moniteau County, Missouri. Our experience handling child custody cases before the judges in Moniteau County allows us to be able to provide our guidance and insight in assisting you with your divorce, child custody or paternity case. While the statutes in Missouri are the same whether you are trying your child custody case in California, Missouri or elsewhere, the law allows each judge to exercise her or his discretion. And each judge has their own thoughts when it comes to exercising that discretion.

Contact Divorce Lawyer for Representation in Moniteau County

From our office in Jefferson City, Missouri, our experienced divorce lawyers will assist you with your divorce in California, Missouri. Our family lawyers are experienced in all aspects of family law. Scott Hamblin has litigated cases for more than two decades in counties throughout Missouri including divorce and child custody cases in California, Moniteau County, Missouri. Scott has appeared before numerous judges in California and is knowledgeable of the Local Court Rules in Moniteau County. Please contact Scott to assist you with your divorce, child custody or family law case.

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