Divorce Attorney in St. Charles, MO
Is Divorce Right for You?
Featherston Lecour Law Firm can be your Divorce Attorney in St Charles/St Louis, MO. My firm has handled hundreds of divorce cases, but I'd still like you to ask yourself this question. Is divorce right for you? Divorce is a huge life decision, and should be treated that way. Every case is different, and you may have already thought this decision through. But if you haven't, take some time to read this article from the New York Times on things to consider before getting a divorce. After this, If you've come to a decision, or if you continue to be on the fence and would like someone to talk to with experience, here is my profile and contact information. In addition, you can continue to read on about some of the aspects of divorce we consider.
What Will Happen if I File for a Divorce?
As your divorce attorney, I will help you plan for your separation to ensure a smooth transition period. Many individuals going through a separation still reside within the same household. Because of this, it is vital that the process be as agreeable as possible for both parties.
Splitting from one household to two households involves a variety of decisions. These can include determining temporary custody of children, allocating debts to household expenses, and the division of assets. As an experienced family law attorney in St. Charles, MO, I specialize in these cases. I also provide support for clients who have left domestic violence situations. This includes assistance and orders of protection, as well as safe exit strategies and counselor referrals.
I have experience identifying all of the issues that are necessary to resolve your case. We will make the request of a temporary order from the court in the event separation cannot be achieved without conflict. I devote my focus to helping clients identify their goals and needs in the dissolution of their marriages.
Unfortunately, conflict is often a central part of the divorce. While it is preferable for clients to reach an agreeable resolution on their own, it is not uncommon for a divorce attorney to get involved. My extensive experience handling high-conflict cases has given me the insight necessary to achieve a desirable result for even the most challenging of separations.
Solutions for Distributing Your Assets & Debts
Who gets what? This can be one of the trickiest parts of separation. The distribution of assets and debts can result in significant financial consequences for both parties involved in a divorce. I will thoroughly analyze your specific situation so I can recommend a property division strategy that meets all of your needs.
Determining the Proper Amount of Spousal Support
Spousal support, or alimony, in Missouri divorce cases is awarded on a case-by-case basis. If you believe you should receive alimony or child support, we can help. Or, if your former spouse is seeking support, l will gladly explain all of your options. Through this process, I will actively working to protect your rights.
Agreeable Outcomes for Child Custody Cases
While who gets what is an significant part of divorce, child custody cases are vital to our clients. Legal disputes involving child custody and visitation are often the most difficult aspects of a divorce. Our law firm specializes in family law in St. Charles/St. Louis, MO. I will help you understand the options available to you and help you pursue the best parenting plan for you and your children. Regardless of how extensive your separation process has been thus far, contact our firm. I will be happy to provide you with the legal services you need for an amicable dissolution of your marriage.
Contact me today to start your case with Featherston Law Firm, LLC. I serve clients in St. Charles, St. Peters, O'Fallon, Lake St. Louis, St. Louis, and the surrounding communities of Missouri.