Showing posts from January, 2019

FAQ About Divorce

Divorce is a tough process and the unknown is a big stress for many couples as they enter into the divorce process. As a divorce attorney at the Lake of the Ozarks , we know this is a difficult time for our clients and their family. If you are thinking about filing for divorce near the Lake of the Ozarks , you may have some questions before you do so. Take a look below for answers to frequently asked questions about divorce. How long will the divorce take? The length of time required to complete the divorce process depends on a number of factors. Having children involved in the divorce, or a family-owned business adds complexity and can make the divorce process take a little longer. Also, the number of times you and your spouse go back and forth during settlement negotiations can increase the time required to reach a resolution. How will our marital property be divided? Marital property in Missouri must be divided in a way that is “fair” and “conscionable”, which does not n

3 Unexpected Benefits of Working with O’Donnell Law Center

Whether you’ve hit a bump in the road or you’re taking on a new adventure, meeting with a lawyer may seem a bit intimidating. O’Donnell Law Center breaks the mold that is often associated with a meeting with a lawyer. We provide a unique legal experience for each of our clients and treat every case with the same respect and diligence as the next. Take a look below to learn about a few of the benefits of working with our Lake of the Ozarks lawyer that you may not be expecting. 1) Flexible Communication We understand you are trying to continue your daily tasks as usual, despite your legal issues or major life changes going on. That’s why we offer flexible communication methods. We have a wide range of technology in place to be able to conveniently communicate with our clients. Text, phone call, email, Skype, Facetime, client portal, in-person... you decide which method best fits your schedule and needs.   If you are unable to communicate during our regular business hours, we ca

Ways a Lawyer can Help Protect a Landlord

Being a landlord comes with a lot of responsibility. You are ultimately responsible for the upkeep of the property that your tenant is living in. On the flip side, renting can be a smart investment and an effective way to make money. If you are interested in becoming a landlord, having a trusted lawyer at the Lake of the Ozarks is a good idea. As a landlord, you will want to legally protect yourself and your property. Learn how O’Donnell Law Center can help protect landlords below. Prepare a Lease Before anyone rents your property, it’s important to have a well written lease. A lawyer knows exactly what you need in a lease and can help protect you with the correct verbiage in this document. After you implement your lease, it’s a good idea to have it reviewed from time to time to make sure no new provisions are needed. Notice to Vacate Before you can evict a tenant, you’ll need to file the proper notice.  A lawyer can help you prepare and serve your notice, and how to move