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How to Establish Paternity in the State of Missouri

For new parents and potential fathers in Missouri, establishing paternity not only secures the child's rights but also brings legal clarity and responsibility for both parents. In Missouri, establishing paternity can affect a child's inheritance, access to medical history, and financial support.

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How Bail Works in Missouri

If you’ve been charged with a crime in Missouri, you may be wondering how bail works in Missouri and about the requirements for bail. If you or a loved one has been charged with a crime, call me at Howard L. Lotven, P.C. in Kansas City, Missouri.

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Missouri “Gun Free Zones” and Your Right to Carry

First, it’s important to understand that Missouri falls into the categories of “permitless carry,” “open carry” and “concealed carry” when it comes to legal possession of firearms. Permitless means that an individual does not have to obtain a concealed carry permit (CCP) to have a firearm on their person, either openly or concealed.

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What to Expect from Criminal Charges

Knowledge of your legal rights is power, especially when you are arrested and face criminal charges. At Howard L. Lotven, P.C. in Kansas City, I represent individuals charged with Missouri misdemeanor and felony crimes.

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How Does Property Division Work in Missouri?

One of the most challenging parts of divorce is figuring out how to divide all your assets with your spouse. Property division laws vary for each state, but each one requires you and your spouse to split your assets during a divorce.

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How to Apply for Missouri Child Support

When parents divorce or unmarried individuals have a child together, both parents remain responsible for supporting the child financially. Applying for child support through the Missouri Department of Social Services allows the custodial parent to establish paternity if necessary, locate the other parent and request a court order for financial support.

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