Columbia Family Law Attorneys

Missouri Divorce Lawyers and Child Custody Attorneys

The Columbia attorneys at Allen & Nelson, P.C., refer out cases to reputable local attorneys in the area for clients and people who need help with a wide range of family and domestic law cases. Contact the firm by email, or call 573-355-9561 or toll free at 866-563-0997 to speak with the staff about our contacts in the area and how we can help you find the right representation for your needs.

Family Law Practice in Central Missouri

The firm's family law referral practice includes many legal matters, including:

  • Divorce
  • Child custody
  • Child support
  • Division of property and debt in divorce
  • Paternity
  • Modification of custody, visitation and child support orders
  • Spousal maintenance/alimony
  • Legal separation
  • Name changes
  • Domestic violence and orders for protection

Equitable division of property does not mean dividing everything you own down the middle. Many things, from retirement accounts, to family businesses, to real estate, are not always easy to divide or to properly value. These complex issues require the attention of an experienced professional. The firm's family law attorneys have years of experience helping clients obtain favorable results in these difficult cases.

How long the divorce process takes can vary quite a bit, depending on your circumstances. For uncontested situations, the process can be done in as quickly as 30-90 days. Contested matters can take a year or more. It is important to have an attorney you are comfortable working with through these stressful issues.

Good service and personal attention are important at Allen & Nelson, P.C. Your case will receive the care it deserves from an experienced and knowledgeable family law attorney in the Columbia, Missouri, area. To have Allen & Nelson, P.C., help arrange a consultation with an experienced family law firm, contact the firm online, call toll free at 866-563-0997 or call 573-355-9561.