RMS WELCOMES NEW ASSOCIATE ATTORNEY MALLORY N. MCDONALD Mallory N. McDonald joined Rooney McBride & Smith, LLC in 2017 and will be focusing her practice in the areas of general civil, estate planning, and domestic matters. Mallory obtained her J.D. from the University of Missouri—Kansas City School of Law in 2016, where she served as […]
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RMS WELCOMES OFFICE ADMINISTRATOR RITA JENSEN! Prior to joining Rooney McBride & Smith, LLC, Rita was the Controller of The Kitchen Inc., a non-profit organization helping the homeless in the Springfield community. Prior to that, Rita worked for RGG Law as Office and Financial Administrator for over 17 years. Rita will assist RMS in the […]
Naming a Guardian and Conservator for Your Children in Your Will After a Divorce By: Brittany E. O’Brien and Heather Rooney McBride One of the reasons people choose to prepare a will is that it enables them to name a guardian (person who has custody of the minors) and/or conservator (the person who controls […]
WHAT ROLE DOES A CHILD PLAY IN COURT? By: Austin E. Williamson and Heather Rooney McBride What role does a child play in Court? The short answer is, hopefully, a limited one; however, one of the unfortunate truths is that domestic matters typically do not happen in a vacuum. Divorce or custody matters often […]