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Co-Parents: Could Nesting Work for You?

Children of divorced parents typically divide their time between each parent’s home. “Nesting,” sometimes called birdnesting, represents a fairly new approach to co-parenting. The child remains in one home (the family “nest”), and the parents take turns rotating in and out of the home.  Would nesting work for you? Nesting requires an enormous amount of…

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Ask These Questions Before You Tie the Knot

You’re in love, maybe you’re engaged to be married, and you know everything about your betrothed. Or do you? Unfortunately, it’s not uncommon to see couples seeking to divorce because of issues that could have been discovered, discussed — and oftentimes resolved — before they ever walked down the aisle. So, don’t assume — ask.…

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Sarah Wittrock Joins the Executive Board of St. Louis Collaborative Family Law Association

Jones Family Law Group Attorney Sarah J. Wittrock has joined the executive board of Collaborative Family Law Association (CFLA). The nonprofit organization is an organization of independent, unaffiliated, attorneys, mental health, and financial professionals, committed to resolving family disputes through a non-adversarial process known as collaborative practice. The Board of Directors oversees and supervises the…