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Are You Ready to File for Divorce

Sometimes, despite all your hopes and dreams, all your good intentions, the connection between you and your spouse just cannot go on and you consider divorce. Divorce is more common today, for the younger generations than it was with their parents. Today, when married life becomes hard, with too many fights, and with too many harsh words, couples feel the need to simply need to move on.

Realistic Expectations in Family Matter Cases

Family matter cases or Family Law Cases are often times highly emotional for parties involved. This is because there is usually a major change in the lives of those involved. Whether it is dividing the assets of a long term marriage, or splitting parenting time with the children, the issues involved are extremely sensitive and personal for each individual. However, it is important to have realistic expectations when going through a divorce, modification or paternity action.

Chapter 13 Bankruptcy What You Need To Know!

What is Chapter 13 Bankruptcy? Chapter 13 bankruptcy allows individuals to formulate and put into action  a “payment plan” of sorts with their creditors. When setting up this plan the individual’s income and other factors are taken into consideration. This arrangement is meant to allow the person or persons filing bankruptcy to make their monthly […]

What You Should Know About Getting Divorced in Missouri

There are many questions that couples who live in Missouri and considering a divorce have. Each state has a different set of requirements and laws when filing for divorce. The Law Office of Leslie A. Williams recommends that before you file for a divorce that you speak to a family law attorney. In Missouri the court will grant a divorce if you and your spouse are in agreement that your marriage is irreconcilable and that that the marriage cannot be saved.

Is Bankruptcy a Valuable Option for You?

If you are considering bankruptcy but not sure if it is the right option for you, there are a few things you should consider. We know that there are many different avenues you should explore before filing for personal bankruptcy and that this process can seem overwhelming. Three steps to take before filing for Bankruptcy. […]

Recover from personal bankruptcy in the New Year

The new year offers a new start. Even if you filed for personal bankruptcy in 2012 or you are planning to, things will get better. Here are some things you can work on in the new year to help you recover from personal bankruptcy easier in 2013. January is actually a really good time to […]

Five tips to help you recover from personal bankruptcy

So you have just filed for bankruptcy. Now what? You may feel very overwhelmed at the uncertainty of your financial situation. You have spent your whole life trying to build a great credit ranking and now you face an uphill battle. First thing you need do is take a deep breath and realize that there […]

Bankruptcy Basics: The Timing and Process of Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 Cases

Filing for bankruptcy is never an easy process. Not only is it emotionally draining, it’s also physically exhausting. And depending on your specific situation, the process can last anywhere from a couple of months to a couple of years depending on which route you choose to take. At the Law Office of Leslie A. Williams, […]

Considering bankruptcy? Consider this.

The creditors are calling. The accounts are empty. The stress is mounting. You’re on the verge of bankruptcy, and you are scared, embarrassed and depressed—not to mention a little confused. For most people, bankruptcy is an unfamiliar process they know very little about, other than that it’s an undesirable situation. Thousands of questions surface, and […]

Handling Bankruptcy

Handling Bankruptcy One of the most difficult circumstances a person can face is that of filing for bankruptcy. It takes an emotional, mental and physical toll on everyone involved and can takes years of recovery. But what is important to understand about bankruptcy is that it is not the end of the world. It is […]