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Divorce & Family Law

A divorce can be extremely stressful and a life changing experience. You do not have to go through the legal process alone. FPB attorney Michael Whitworth can help you contend with your divorce, custody and family law issues. 

We advocate for our clients in a wide range of family law areas, including:

  • Child Support
  • Child Custody
  • Parenting Plan
  • Modification of Custody & Parenting Plans
  • Dissolution of Marriage (Divorce)
  • Family Law
  • Visitation Rights
  • Characterization of Property: Marital or Non-Marital
  • Valuation and Division of Marital Property
  • Retirement Funds
  • Debt Issues
  • Contested Divorce
  • Non-Contested Divorce
  • Parent Visitation Rights
  • Modification of Child Support Orders
  • Grandparent Visitation Rights
  • Paternity
  • Prenuptial Agreements

Armed Services Personnel

We understand the special circumstances faced by members of the armed services.  Michael Whitworth can help guide active military personnel through the additional difficulties presented in divorce and child custody disputes.

Please call FPB attorney Michael Whitworth at (573) 441-5555 to schedule an appointment about your family law issue.  

Our Office
  • Columbia Office
    3210 Bluff Creek Drive
    Columbia, Missouri 65201-3525
    Phone: 573-449-2613
    Fax: 573-875-8154
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    • "Ford Parshall & Baker congratulates the attorneys listed in the 2014 publication of Missouri/Kansas Super Lawyers: Hamp Ford was named as a Super Lawyer in the area of Personal Injury Medical Malpractice Defense, Jeff Parshall was named as a Super Lawyer in the area of Civil Litigation Defense, and Emily Little and Josh Devine were named as Rising Stars in the area of Civil Litigation Defense."

    • "On behalf of the Missouri Insurance Coalition and the National Association of Mutual Insurance Companies, Jill Jackson authored an Amicus brief in a pending Missouri Supreme Court case, Dutton v. American Family Mutual Insurance Company. July 2014. Ford Parshall & Baker welcomed Clayton Thompson as an associate attorney. June 2014."

    • "Hamp Ford and Jill Jackson won a declaratory judgment holding that an insurance policy was not ambiguous regarding the identity of the named insured, and the Missouri Court of Appeals affirmed the judgment in Columbia Mutual Insurance Company v. Grain Bin Supply Company et al., (Per Curium Order, May 13, 2014)."

    • "Jill Jackson moderated a continuing legal education seminar with a panel of judges from several of Missouri's judicial circuits. April 2014. Jeff Parshall and Michael Robertson won an appeal for their client in Executive Board of Missouri Baptist Convention v. Windermere Baptist Conference Center, Inc. et al., 430 S.W.3d 274 (Mo.App. S.D. 2014). "

    • "The Missouri Court of Appeals affirmed the judgment in favor of Ford, Parshall & Baker's client enforcing a mechanic’s lien on a condominium construction project at the Lake of the Ozarks. Grau Contracting, Inc. v. Captiva Lake Investments, LLC, 429 S.W.3d 472 (Mo.App. S.D. 2014)."