BSE Attorneys Named to Best Lawyers

Brydon, Swearengen & England P.C. is pleased to announce that William R. (Trip) England, III, Dean L. Cooper, Charles E. Smarr , and Scott A. Hamblin have been selected by their peers to be included in the 2024 edition of The Best Lawyers in America®. Stephen Rehagen has been selected by his peers to be

Does Missouri Require an LLC to Have an Operating Agreement?

Missouri is one of the many states in the United States that allows the formation of limited liability companies (LLCs) for businesses. An LLC is a business entity that protects its owners by limiting their liability for the company’s debts and other obligations.

How to Transfer an LLC to Missouri

Whether you are moving to Missouri, or just moving your business address to Missouri, transferring an LLC can be a bit more than just filling out a forwarding address.  Is it complicated? That is a loaded question. Some with extensive backgrounds may need assistance to handle the steps. But it is always a good idea

How to Transfer a Business in Missouri

There are many reasons why a business owner might want to transfer a business in Missouri. Perhaps the owner wishes to retire and sell the business to someone else. The owner may be facing health issues or other personal challenges, including financial concerns or partner disputes that are not resolvable. May a new opportunity has

How to Start an LLC in Missouri

Missouri can be an excellent place to start an LLC for many reasons. The state has a relatively low cost of living, a business-friendly environment, and a diverse economy with various industries, including healthcare, manufacturing, and agriculture. Additionally, Missouri offers several tax incentives and programs to support small businesses, such as the Missouri Works program

Missouri Small Business Start-Up Guide

 A Brief Primer So you have a great idea and are done working for other people. You want to work for yourself and turn that idea into a reality. You are ready to start your own business, and Missouri is a great place to grow a small business.  Benefits to being a small-business owner in

What is the Wife Entitled to in a Missouri Divorce?

It is never an easy process when a marriage ends. Many misconceptions surround the concept of divorce: hiding assets, blame placing, and the idea that the wife can take the husband for everything he’s got.  Those are all myths. The actuality of divorce is that the court will look at the history of the marriage

What You Should Know About Property Division in a Divorce

At Brydon, Swearengen & England P.C., we are here to help you understand how Missouri courts classify property in a divorce and how that property may be divided. Types of Property in a Missouri Divorce Proceeding In Missouri divorce proceedings, the court will sort property, or assets, into one of two categories: · (1) marital

How Long Do You Have To Be Separated Before Divorce in Missouri?

It can feel overwhelming if you are in the beginning stages of a divorce. We understand how taxing it can all be on your emotional health.  Our Brydon, Swearengen & England P.C. team is here to help answer your questions so you can get the clarity you need to move forward. How Long Do You

Does It Matter Who Files for Divorce First in Missouri?

Filing for divorce can be confusing. Along with all the emotions that come with this step, being the first to file for divorce could have some benefits and offer you some control over the process. Whatever your circumstances, we are here to help make this process smoother and less stressful for everyone. Who Files for