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Highly Experienced Divorce Lawyer, Adoption Lawyer, and Mediation Services in Springfield, MO

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Highly Experienced Divorce Lawyer, Adoption Lawyer, and Mediation Services in Springfield, MO

Family Law Services

Adoption Law and Divorce Law for the most challenging circumstances

Divorce Law

During challenging times, F. Richard "Rick" is here to make sure your voice is heard, your needs are addressed, your assets and business interests are protected, and you are provided for. After three decades of navigating the challenges of Dissolution of Marriage, Legal Separation, and Prenuptial Agreements, Rick has the insight acquired from handling thousands of Family Law cases which will benefit you in obtaining the best attorney for your needs.

Adoption Law

The path to adoption may seem overwhelming and complicated. With over 600 successful cases in the most complicated of adoption situations, Kay's intuition, knowledge, and resources will assist you in a smooth adoption process. Kay will use her experience in agency adoptions, private independent placement adoptions and international adoptions to guide you through your adoption process.

About Van Pelt Law

F. Richard "Rick" and Kay Van Pelt

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When you are in the middle of life’s toughest challenges, you need advice that comes from experience. With over 70 years of combined experience,  you can rely on F. Richard "Rick" and Kay Van Pelt to guide you in achieving the results you desire.

Van Pelt & Van Pelt has received a Top Tier 1 rating from Best Lawyers "Best Law Firms" for Family Law.

Recognized by Best Lawyers in America for Family Law for nineteen years straight, and selected as 1 of 100 Diplomates of the American College of Family Trial Lawyers in the U.S., F. Richard "Rick" Van Pelt brings an unprecedented amount of knowledge and experience to settlements, mediation, and in the courtroom, on your behalf. More importantly, he dedicates time to understand every aspect of your situation. His tenacity, compassion, intuition, and work ethic will serve you in achieving your best outcome in your Dissolution of Marriage, legal separation, or modification case.

Kay Van Pelt is a Fellow of the Academy of Adoption & Assisted Reproduction Attorneys, has been recognized as a Missouri / Kansas Super Lawyer, and has a nationwide network of professional contacts and resources to help you achieve success in your adoption journey. With hundreds of successful cases completed, Kay has the knowledge and experience to anticipate problems before they arise so you can achieve a secure adoptive placement.

The best advice comes from the best experience. Quite simply, Rick and Kay Van Pelt have worked their entire careers to be able to offer you exactly that.

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