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What are the Laws in Missouri about How Marital Property Will Be Distributed After Divorce?

A Missouri Court will divide the marital property in a way that it deems fair and just considering all relevant factors including: (1) the economic circumstances of each spouse at the time the division of property is to become effective, including the desirability of awarding the family home or the right to live therein for reasonable periods to the spouse having custody of any children; (2) the contribution of each spouse to the acquisition of the marital property, including the contribution of a spouse as homemaker; (3) the value of the nonmarital property set apart to each spouse; (4) the conduct of the parties during the marriage; and (5) custodial arrangements for minor children. (Missouri Revised Statutes Chapter 452, Section 330)

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