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Even after warrant, father continues to have custody of son

A 27-year-old father is surely happy right now as a judge ruled he can continue to have custody of his 9-year-old son. However, he must continue to follow the court-ordered child custody agreement that he has with the boy's mother.

Earlier this week, the father ended up pleading guilty to criminal restraint by a parent. This charge was in response to the boy's mother claiming she didn't physically see her son at all over a roughly seven month time period in 2011. As per the court agreement, she has visitation rights to see the boy every other week.

Military divorce a unique situation

Military life can be particularly demanding and can put a great deal of stress on a marriage. However, while there has been concern over the role that deployments can play on a marriage, a recent study found that when it comes to the possibility of divorce, military marriages are just as vulnerable as civilian marriages.

The study, which was published in the Journal of Family Issues, looked at records from the Defense Enrollment Eligibility Reporting System and compared the data to the Current Populations Survey, which provides the same statistics for civilians. From there it was found that even as the number of deployments to Afghanistan and Iraq increased between 2002 and 2005, the military divorce rate stayed the same.

Stange Law Firm Opens Office in St. Clair County, IL in Belleville

Stange Law Firm, a family law firm with offices in St. Louis (Brentwood), St. Charles, and Jefferson County (Arnold) Missouri, is now opening an office in the St. Louis Metro East, in St. Clair County, at 115 Lincoln Place Court, Suite 101, Belleville, Illinois, 62221. This new office office will better serve the firm's clients in the St. Louis Metro East in Illinois. The tentative opening is August 1, 2011.

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