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A Basic Guide for Understanding Guardianship and Conservatorship in Missouri
This is a guide book published with funding from the Missouri Long-Term Ombudsman Program – Missouri Department of Health and Human Services – 2007. To view, click on the pdf document...
If you click on this link you will be leaving this website. To return, simply press the blue back button on the upper left of your desktop. Adoption - The Missouri Bar
Posted June 2014. What is adoption? Adoption is the legal process which establishes a parent/child relationship between two people who are not otherwise biologically parent and...
Adoption - Welcome Home
Adoption - Welcome Home. A publication by the Missouri Attorney General's Office. If you click on this link you will be leaving this website. To return, simply press the blue back button on the...
Are You Being Denied Court-Ordered Custody or Visitation?
LSSM has prepared a document that will provide you crucial information if you are being denied court-ordered custody or visitation. Click on the document below to learn more.
Child Custody and Visitation
This is an article in Legal Zoom concerning child custody and visitiation in Missouri. If you click this link you will be leaving this website. To return, simply press the blue back arrow in the...
Child Support - The Missouri Bar - If you click on this link you will be leaving this website. To return, simply press the blue back button on the upper left of your desktop.
What is Custody? - Posted June 2014 There are two kinds of child custody: Legal custody, which means who makes important decisions for your children (like health care,...
Divorce - The Missouri Bar If you click on the above link, you will be leaving this website.
What is a Dissolution of Marriage? Revised June 2013. A Dissolution of Marriage is another term for divorce. When can I file for a Dissolution of Marriage in...
Does your Child Have a Father - Paternity
This is a brochure developed by the Missouri Department of Social Services. If you click on this link you will be leaving this website. To return, simply press the blue back button on the upper...
Grandparents as Caregivers for Grandchildren - LSSM
If you are a grandparent raising grandchildren, you are not alone: 5.8 million U.S. children under 18 live in grandparent-headed households (Census 2010). LSSM has prepared the document below to...
Guardians and Conservators
If you click on this link you will be leaving this website. To return, simply press the blue back button on the upper left of your screen. Guardians - The Missouri Bar
Juvenile Case - A Parent's Guide to the Juvenile Justice System
When abuse or neglect is suspected, children can be taken into custody and placed in emergency placement until a meeting and court hearing can be held. LSSM has prepared a document that will...
Juveniles and the Law
Juvenile and The Law - The Missouri Bar If you click on the above link, you will be leaving this website.
Marriage - The Missouri Bar If you click on the above link, you will be leaving this website.
Missouri Free Legal Answers
Missouri Legal Answers is a statewide virtual legal advice clinic. Qualifying users post their civil legal question to the link below. Missouri pro bono attorney volunteers, who must be authorized...
Moving Children After Court Ordered Visitation
Missouri has laws about changing the permanent residence of your children after a divorce or custody matter is final. If you do not follow these laws, you may risk losing custody or visitation...
Can you change your name without going to court? - Posted September 2015. Yes, a person can change their name through usage. However, changing your name in this way is not...
Non-Marital Custody and Visitation - LSSM
"Know Your Rights" when dealing with non-marital custody. Click on the document below for more information.
Posted June 2014. For Mothers What is paternity? Paternity means fatherhood. If a man's paternity of a child is established, it means that he is the legal father of that child. There...
Representing Yourself In Court
Representing Yourself In Court - Missouri Office of State Courts Administration If you click on the link above you will be leaving this website. To return, simply click on the the back arrow...
You Are Still Parents
Find Law - Missouri Bar Center discusses parenting and requirements. If you click on the above link, you will be leaving this website.
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