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Honoring Our Fallen Heroes

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Memorial Day Weekend is a time to celebrate. The three-day weekend gives many of us the opportunity to get away for a mini-vacation (or perhaps extend a longer one), reconnect with friends and family we haven't seen in a while, and enjoy the excitement of a new summer season at the Lake. Through all the fun, though, it is important that we set aside a few moments to honor the true origins and purpose of this bittersweet holiday.


The True Message Of Memorial Day Weekend

Every year, hundreds (sometimes thousands) of American soldiers lose their lives in the line of duty. These brave men and women sacrifice everything so that the rest of us may continue to live in a safe, free country. Their families also pay a great sacrifice, as they lose the ones they love and the chance to celebrate holidays (or spend time on any other occasion) with their beloveds. Amidst all the festivities, we must not forget to pay tribute to the families who paid (and continue to pay) the ultimate sacrifice.

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Closed vs Open Adoptions: Which is Right for You?

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While adoption isn't for everyone, for many families it provides a wonderful opportunity for parents to welcome another child into their lives and for a child to become a part of a loving, supportive home she may not otherwise have had. Since adopting a child will change your life forever in inexplicable (and in many unexpected) ways, it is important to give careful consideration to all aspects of the process before deciding to move forward with it. This week, our family attorneys at the Lake of the Ozarks are here to help you examine one aspect you will need to consider about the process: closed vs open adoptions.



Closed Adoptions

When most people think of the adoption process, they think of closed adoptions. In the past, virtually every adoption that took place was a closed adoption. It is only relatively recently that open adoptions have begun to be more common among certain families. While there is a growing trend in the United States away from closed adoptions, this is still ty…

What NOT To Do During A Divorce

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No married couple plans on getting divorced, but the unfortunate fact is that approximately 50% of all American marriages end in divorce. Due to the prevalence of divorce in our society today, there are countless resources available to couples preparing to go through the process. Many of these resources are geared towards providing the couple with helpful tips on way to make the process simpler or more streamlined. This week, our divorce attorneys at the Lake of the Ozarks are here to examine the situation from a different perspective.


What NOT To Do During A Divorce

Just as there are certain things you can do doing a divorce to ease the process, there are certain things that may significantly complicate things and therefore should be avoided whenever possible. Here is a quick look at a few things we recommend you avoid.

1. Assuming Things Have To Be Combative
The media likes to dramatize divorce by making a show out of angry husbands and wives making each other miserable during the divor…

7 Things Every Entrepreneur Needs To Know

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Starting your own business from the ground up is one of the most exciting (not to mention daunting) tasks you'll undertake. A seemingly endless to-do list stretches out in front of you as you work your way towards your dream of working for yourself. Starting a business at the Lake of the Ozarks can be incredibly rewarding if done right, but it takes a lot of work and dedication. In order to prepare effectively, you have to go into the situation with your eyes open to all the possibilities. Our business attorneys in Camdenton MO are here to help you prepare by offering this quick overview of some of the facts you should be aware of.


7 Things Every Entrepreneur Needs To Know

1. Effective Time Management Is Essential.
As the owner of your own business, you are your own boss. You don't have anyone else to answer to. That means that in order to succeed, you have to hold yourself accountable. As you decide how to spend your time, ask yourself: Will this action help my business grow or …