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Family Law Guide for Self-Represented Individuals

A guide to help you through your own divorce, custody proceeding or paternity suit.

Family Law issues include, but are not limited to, divorce (often called dissolution of marriage), custody, visitation, child support and paternity.

If you are handling any of these legal issues on your own, Missouri has created a self-help page that can assist you with many of these problems.

Please click on the forms and books section of this guide.  This should help you make your way through this often difficult process.

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