Show Me the Money: A Brief Review of Maintenance in the ‘Show Me’ State By: Austin E. Williamson and Heather Rooney McBride It may not come as a surprise that maintenance (formally known as alimony) is routinely one of the more hotly contested matters in dissolution. That is generally because both spouses typically believe they […]
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RMS WELCOMES SENIOR ASSOCIATE ATTORNEY, ANDY SCHOLZ! Andy’s experience as a prosecutor and trial attorney in the areas of criminal and family law bring an important depth of knowledge to his work at Rooney McBride and Smith, LLC. Andy Scholz is a Springfield, Missouri native. He earned his B.A. from Drury University and attended law […]
MOBAR ANNUAL LEGAL UPDATE (June 2019) – Heather Rooney McBride, Esq. Case Law Update: Recent Missouri State Cases Touching on Business Law Sun Aviation, Inc. v. L-3 Communications Avionics Systems, Inc., 533 S.W.3d 720 (Mo. banc Oct. 31, 2017). This case involved a dispute between a manufacturer-franchisor of aircraft instruments and its distributor-franchisee; specifically, L-3 […]
ANNUAL LAW UPDATE 2019 FAMILY LAW Andy Scholz and Mallory McDonald Rooney McBride and Smith, LLC (417) 708-9681 Modification Settlement Documents Ross v. Ross, SD 34997, May 29, 2018. In this case, the Father files a Motion to Modify asking for a change of custody for four children ages 12 to 18. During the pendency […]
RMS WELCOMES LEGAL ASSISTANT LORREE ALLEN!! Prior to joining Rooney McBride and Smith, LLC, Lorree served as Clerk to the Honorable Judge Carrier in Greene County. She has also worked in administrative roles in sales, retail and manufacturing. Lorree will serve RMS as Legal Assistant to Attorney Scott A. Smith. Most evenings you will find […]
Understanding Reactive Attachment Disorder in Children By Andy Scholz and Heather Rooney McBride In family law cases, attorneys and judges are often presented with children that are in desperate need of mental health services. To properly format or recommend parenting plans that protect these children’s best interests, it is incumbent upon family law practitioners […]