Adoption and Same-Sex Couples in Missouri: Navigating the Legal Landscape

When it comes to adoption and same-sex couples in Missouri, understanding the legal aspects is crucial. Whether you are considering adopting a child or navigating the complexities of same-sex adoption, having the right legal guidance is essential. This blog post will explore the legal considerations surrounding adoption and same-sex couples in Missouri and provide insights


Wiseman Named Woman of Achievement

The Zonta Club of Jefferson City, Missouri held its 2024 Women of Achievement Yellow Rose Luncheon on Thursday, May 23, 2024. We are pleased that BSE shareholder Erin Wiseman received the Woman of Achievement award! Zonta is an international organization of professional women committed to building a better world for women and girls through service


Common Misconceptions About Adoption in Missouri

Adoption is a topic often surrounded by misconceptions and myths. In the state of Missouri, several common misconceptions about adoption can lead to confusion and misunderstanding. Addressing these misconceptions is important to provide accurate information and support for those involved in the adoption process. We will debunk some of Missouri’s most common misconceptions about adoption. 


Wiseman and Hamblin Named in Readers’ Choice Awards

BSE Shareholders Erin Wiseman and Scott Hamblin have been named in the News Tribune’s 2024 Readers’ Choice Awards. Erin was 1st Place in the Best Attorney and Best Family Law Attorney categories. Scott was 1st Place in the Best Criminal Defense Attorney category.


The Role of Birth Parents in the Adoption Process

Adoption is a life-changing event for all parties involved, including birth parents. From a legal standpoint, birth parents play a crucial role in the adoption process, and their rights and responsibilities are carefully considered and protected by the law. In this blog post, we will explore the legal role of birth parents in the adoption


Adopting a Child in Missouri: A Guide

Adopting a child is a life-changing decision that requires careful consideration and a thorough understanding of the adoption process. In Missouri, there are specific guidelines and procedures that prospective adoptive parents must follow to navigate the adoption process successfully. This comprehensive guide aims to provide an overview of the adoption process in Missouri, including the


What is the Difference Between Bodily Injury and Personal Injury?

In the legal world, “bodily injury” and “personal injury” are often used interchangeably, but they have distinct meanings and implications. Understanding the difference between the two is important, especially regarding legal matters such as insurance claims and personal injury lawsuits. Bodily Injury Bodily injury typically refers to physical injuries sustained by a person due to


Two Common Types of Personal Injury Cases

Personal injury cases can arise from various situations, and they can significantly impact the lives of those involved. Whether it’s a car accident, or a slip and fall incident, personal injury cases can result in physical, emotional, and financial hardships for the victims. Let’s discuss two common types of personal injury cases that individuals may


Happy Holidays

BSE will be closed for the holidays on Monday and Tuesday, December 25 and 26. We will reopen on Wednesday, December 27.