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What You Need to Adopt a Child

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Adoption is the route some couples choose to grow their families, whether it be because they cannot have children or they simply chose to adopt for a number of other reasons. Our adoption lawyers at the Lake of the Ozarks are here to tell you what you need to adopt a child. Adoption can be a lengthy process, if you require legal help, give Phillips, McElyea, Carpenter, and Welch a call today for your free consultation at 573-346-7231.


What You Need to Adopt a Child
According to the Missouri Department of Social Services:

To be an adoptive parent you must:

Be at least 21 years of ageComplete a child abuse/neglect check and criminal record check including fingerprintsBe in good health, both physically and mentallyHave a stable incomeBe willing to participate in and complete a free training and assessment processBe part of a professional team willing to voice perspectives and concernsBe willing to partner with the child's family
Your home assessment, adoption expenses, and training ma…

Pumkin Chunkin Palooza Will Be Here Soon!

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A GREAT fall event at the Lake of the Ozarks is coming up soon - Pumkin Chunkin Palooza! This event is presented by the Power of Four, which is comprised of the Laurie/Sunrise Beach Rotary, Camdenton Rotary, Lake Ozark Daybreak Rotary and the Lake Ozarks Rotary Club. Phillips, McElyea, Carpenter, and Welch is in the Lake Ozark Day Break Rotary and we are big supporters of this event. Keep reading for important details regarding this AWESOME event. Our attorneys at the Lake of the Ozarks would like to wish everyone a fun, but safe time at this event!


Pumkin Chunkin Palooza
Source: http://pumkinchunkinpalooza.com/

When: Saturday, September 29th, 2018 from 10 am to 5 pm

Where: Ozarks Amphitheater; 2629 North Business Route 5, Camdenton MO 65020

What: Enjoy this fun family friendly fall event and get your "Fall Fix!" From pumpkins galore to face painting to AMAZING live music, this is an event you won't want to miss! Keep reading to learn more about these incredible festive a…

Why a Real Estate Lawyer May Come in Handy

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Buying a home, whether it be your first home or a vacation home can be a BIG purchase and shouldn't be approached lightly. It is a legal transaction and having a real estate lawyer at the Lake of the Ozarks on your side can really come in handy for a few different reasons. If you find yourself in the middle of a real estate transaction and come across an issue that requires an experienced real estate lawyer, call Phillips, McElyea, Carpenter, and Welch at 573-346-7231 today for your free consultation so we can discuss solutions for your real estate issue. Keep reading for a few reasons why a real estate lawyer may come in handy.


Why a Real Estate Lawyer May Come in Handy
Understand Your Contracts
Anytime you are buying real estate there are contracts that need to be reviewed. If there are special conditions with your real estate transaction, such as contingencies involving:

InspectionsFinancing ApprovalSale of Your Current HomeAppraisal ValueSeller Providing Tax Information in a Tim…

The 33rd Annual Fall Harbor Hop is Coming Up!

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One of the best boating events at the Lake of the Ozarks is coming up soon! If you haven't heard of the Fall Harbor Hop yet, today is YOUR day! Our Camden County law firm is here to give you the need-to-know details about the 33rd Annual Fall Harbor Hop at the Lake of the Ozarks. We urge you to boat safely! If you find yourself in need of a BWI lawyer at the Lake of the Ozarks, call Phillips, McElyea, Carpenter, and Welch at 573-346-7231 as soon as possible for your free consultation today.


The 33rd Annual Fall Harbor Hop
Source: https://www.funlake.com/fall-harbor-hop

What: 33rd Annual Fall Harbor Hop
When: Oct 13, 2018
Where: Multiple Waterfront Locations
Lake Wide
Lake Ozark MO 65049
Phone: 800-FUN LAKE
Email: info@funlake.com
Website:http://www.funlake.com/harborhop
Hours of Operation: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm

Here is how it works:

Anyone can enter to win at this fun event. Over 40 locations are participating on the water so you will have plenty of options to get your poker hand collected. Y…