Whether you’re launching a business or starting a family, the list of reasons to seek legal assistance is varied, and specializations can help provide expertise on less-common or newer concerns. Three local attorneys discuss areas of legal concentration that are currently growing.

Every divorce is different, and, more often that not, difficult, lengthy and costly. So when it comes to confronting legal separation, local divorce lawyers look to give their clients options tailored to their needs.

The simple, straightforward days of the standard American family with a house, car, pension, dog and a couple of kids no longer exist. The world has become more complex, with a growing number of issues factoring into the dynamics of a family. As that complexity has in- creased, so has domest…

These days, drunken photos, death threats and infidelity are more than Facebook fodder: Social media is becoming pivotal evidence in a court of law.

Labor Day is just around the corner, which means one last round of pool parties and grill-outs. While we would like to think these get-togethers are all fun and games, sometimes people get injured. And when that happens, can the host be held responsible?

As the economy continues to reveal signs of recovery, some local entrepreneurs have decided that now is the time to grow and expand their businesses. We’ve spoken to three business owners whose hard work and determination are paying off.

It’s referred to as ‘shirtsleeves to shirtsleeves.’ As David Krauss, director of Commerce Trust Company’s Family Office division, explains, studies have shown that about two-thirds of high-net-worth families lose their wealth by the third generation. “The first generation earns it, the secon…

It’s common custom to sit down with an attorney to plan a will and determine how your assets will be distributed after your passing. You want to make sure the objectives for your wealth are fulfilled, even if you are not there to oversee them. Establishing a relationship with a trust company…

For kids, summer often means fun-filled family vacations. But for children of divorce, it also can be stressful as parents make arrangements to divide the extra free time.

We’ve been hearing about it for years—a renaissance is happening in downtown St. Louis. Supporters will tell you that all you have to do is take a walk down Washington Avenue to see that it’s real.