Paternity Testing during Pregnancy

    In the recent past, paternity testing during pregnancy was unusual based on the invasive methods required to conduct the test. However, new testing procedures purportedly only require a blood sample from the mother and possible father, and avoid the...

Corporal Punishment in Schools

  It may surprise some to realize that corporal punishment is legal in Missouri schools. Missouri state law allows corporal punishment, such as spanking, but it also requires that all public school boards produce a written statement on the adopted policy for...

Guardianship

What is a guardianship? A legal guardianship is a right given to a caretaker to be responsible for the welfare of a minor or an incapacitated person, called a ward. The guardian has the ability to make decisions regarding care and custody for the ward, including...