Education Law

Caring Legal Help For Missouri’s Parents And Students Advocating for your child’s education is not always easy, but it is one of your top priorities as a parent. When it comes to your child’s rights, there is nothing you wouldn’t do to help t… Read More

Family Law

En Español Marriage, paternity, and child custody matters aren’t just about the law; they also affect your day-to-day life, your finances, and often your children’s future. They can also be very emotional matters, which increases the stakes. Get… Read More


Deciding to end a marriage can be a difficult and stressful decision. Once you have decided to end your marriage, you may have questions about spousal support, child support, property division, and the logistics of seeking a divorce. An experienced d… Read More

Legal Separation

Missouri, Illinois, and Kansas all allow for legal separation or separation maintenance. Legal separation means that you are living apart from your spouse, but are still married. Couples may choose legal separation for a variety of reasons, such as r… Read More

Prenuptial / Postnuptial Agreements

Even though almost half of all marriages in the United States end in divorce, when planning to get married, most people don’t consider what would happen if they separated or divorced. However, you can secure your future with a prenuptial or postnup… Read More


Establishing paternity allows both parents to have legal rights with respect to the child, and to support the child in a meaningful way. Establishing paternity can help a father actively contribute to the life of his child, and ensure that the child… Read More

Child Custody & Visitation

If you are considering divorce or dissolution of marriage and have children with your spouse, there are issues of child custody, child support, and visitation that must be addressed. At Semita Legalis, we understand that working through these issues… Read More

Child Support

This action determines only the financial obligation of the parents with respect to their children and results from either a custody determination or (in the absence of such a determination) the physical custody of their children. For example, if the… Read More


This action alters an existing child custody or support order and is based upon a substantial and continuing change of circumstances. For example, should, a year after a child support determination has been made, the paying parent receive twice the i… Read More


Adoption is governed by a complex set of state and federal laws that apply from the start of the process to the finish. These laws apply to both birth parents as well as adoptive parents. If you are considering adoption, there are strict legal requir… Read More

Protective Order

In a domestic violence or stalking situation, a court can issue an order that requires a person to cease certain behaviors and prohibits that person from contacting the person who requested the order. Restraining orders are issued to protect the vict… Read More

Military Divorce

Loyally Serving Our Country’s Service Members Who Are Divorcing Military divorce involves several regulations and complex administrative procedures that do not apply to standard divorce. If you or your spouse has served in the military or retired f… Read More

Immigration Law

En Español It’s hard to overstate how necessary and imperative it can be to obtain a particular immigration status. A family’s future or a business’s survival can be determined by whether certain people are able to come to the United States an… Read More


Semita Legalis offers professional, goal-focused legal representation to clients seeking non-immigrant visas to work, visit or come to the United States for a particular purpose, and immigrant visas for people who want to permanently reside in the Un… Read More

Humanitarian-based Immigration

Semita Legalis offers professional, goal-focused representation to immigrants in need of humanitarian relief, at bond hearings and appeals, and to people who have been detained by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents and are facing deport… Read More


Mediation is a form of alternative dispute resolution that encourages parties to resolve disagreements without going to trial. It is a non-judicial procedure that is facilitated by an independent, third-party mediator who assists the parties in reach… Read More