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Post-Divorce: How Your Children May Be Impacted

If you are going through a divorce, have you ever asked yourself:
How will this affect my kids? Will it affect them long term into their adult lives? In what ways will my kids' lives be affected?
Our divorce lawyers at the Lake of the Ozarks are here to give you a few examples of how kids can be impacted after a divorce. If you are searching for an experienced Lake of the Ozarks divorce attorney who can walk you through this process and answer any questions you may have, call Phillips, McElyea, Carpenter and Welch today for your free consultation at (573) 346-7231.

Post-Divorce: How Your Children May Be Impacted 
Emotional Impacts
Your child may have different emotional responses to your divorce depending on what age they are. For example, if they are younger they may have this sensation that they may have caused this divorce and start to blame themselves. If they are a teenager, they may start to rebel or act out. The best thing you can do is just be there for them.

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The Pumkin Chunkin Palooza is Coming Up

A fantastic community event is coming up very soon and our attorneys in Camdenton are excited to tell you about it! Phillips, McElyea, Carpenter, and Welch love this community. If you are in need of an experienced Camden County attorney, give our Camdenton law firm a call at (573) 346-7231. In the meantime, keep reading to learn all about the Pumkin Chunkin Palooza coming up!

The Pumkin Chunkin Palooza at the Lake of the Ozarks

Date: September 28, 2019

Location: Ozarks Amphitheater
2629 MO Hwy 5
Camdenton Missouri 65020

Event Times: 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

Event Activities:
Missouri Craft BeersMissouri Wine TastingsFood VendorsLargest Pumpkin ContestPumkin Decorating ContestFamily Events:
Face PaintingPetting ZooKids ActivitiesClimbing WallCarnival Rides Source:

Presented by the:
Laurie Sunrise - Beach Rotary

Admission Prices:
Adults (13 and older) – $8Children 5 to 12 – $5Children Under 5 – FreeFamily Pass (max …

Divorce 101: The Wrong Moves to Avoid

While every divorce is different and comes with its own set of emotions but no matter what type of divorce you are going through there are certain things you just shouldn't do, the wrong moves to avoid in order to make your divorce run as smoothly as it possibly can. If you would like legal advice regarding your divorce, call the experienced Lake of the Ozarks divorce attorneys at Phillips, McElyea, Carpenter, and Welch. We can be reached at (573) 346-7231 for your free consultation.

Wrong Move #1: Liquidating major assets that are supposed to be shared

Marital assets (assets acquired during a marriage) are generally considered to belong to both spouses equally. In the event of a divorce, the court will work with the couple to ensure that all assets are shared equitably between the spouses. Though it may be tempting to try to hide or liquidate certain assets so that you do not have to share them with your spouse, this is never a good idea. You can be held in contempt of court for yo…

5 Tips for Splitting Up Property in a Divorce

Divorce isn't something people like to think about or expect may happen to them. It's not always a "walk in the park" either. It may be the hardest thing you ever do in life our divorce attorneys at the Lake of the Ozarks are here to help you in any way we can. Keep reading for a few tips for splitting up property in a divorce. If you are going through a divorce near the Lake of the Ozarks area, call Phillips, McElyea, Carpenter, and Welch today at 573-346-7231 for your free consultation.

5 Tips for Splitting Up Property in a Divorce
1. Know what the "marital property" is.
Marital property or essentially shared property can be the assets or debt accrued together during the marriage. Having this in mind can help you split up your property during the divorce and get through it smoothly as possible.

2. Get organized and make a list of your assets.
Organization is key. Get together and make a list of all your assets. You can also each try making your own separate…