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Family Law in Missouri

Full-service family law firm in Kirksville

You need a competent, assertive Missouri attorney by your side when facing important family issues. The Law Offices of Patrick E. Richardson, A Professional Corporation zealously advocates for your rights and provides protection for your family during all family law proceedings, including:

Maintenance (Alimony)

Divorce should not lead to a financial crisis. The Law Offices of Patrick E. Richardson, A Professional Corporation help you obtain the spousal support you deserve, so you can continue to live as you did during the marriage.

Child custody and visitation

A divorce attorney can advocate for your parental rights so you can raise your children in a fit and healthy home.  The Law Offices of Patrick E. Richardson assist with the complex legal process of adoptions so you can feel secure about your child’s well-being.

Child support

Parents share the responsibility of raising their child. The Law Offices of Patrick E. Richardson, A Professional Corporation, advocates for a fair division of financial support between the parents so that the child can have a healthy, happy upbringing.

Child support modification and enforcement

Child support payments do not change unless the court modifies the child support order. If either you or the other parent experiences a significant change in circumstances, an attorney can guide you through the proper legal procedures to modify your child support payments accordingly.


Through mediation or litigation, a divorce law firm can fight for your rights to get the best possible settlement or judgment — including your fair share of assets, division of the marital home, child support payments and child custody rights.


Mediation puts the decisions in your hands, and can often provide more expedient, predictable results than trial. Using skilled negotiation, The Law Offices of Patrick E. Richardson, A Professional Corporation can help you obtain the best possible divorce settlement.

Pre- and post-nuptial agreements

Love can blind you to the potential for financial loss if the marriage fails. The Law Offices of Patrick E. Richardson, A Professional Corporation expects the unexpected and drafts agreements that protect your financial interests.

Contact a reliable Kirksville family law attorney

Mr. Richardson in Kirksville has more than 30 years of experience in family law matters. Call him at 660-665-5800 to schedule an appointment with a family law attorney.

Our Office
  • Kirksville Office
    620 Rosewood Drive
    P.O. Box 987
    Kirksville, Missouri 63501
    Phone: 660-665-5800
    Fax: 660-665-5900