Small Estate Affidavits in Missouri

You may have heard of the small estate procedure or affidavit. A small estate affidavit is a written statement to authorize someone to claim a deceased person’s assets outside the formal probate process.  Small estate affidavits can save time and money. Keep reading to learn more about how small estate affidavits work in Missouri. How


What Is the Best Way To Distribute Inheritance in MO?

Without expertise in estate planning, it can be difficult to know and understand the best way to distribute an inheritance in Missouri. In this blog, we want to better educate you about Missouri inheritance laws, tax filings, passing with or without a will, and how to get more estate planning information. Spouses & Children Inheritance


Licenses for Centene Stadium

BSE’s  Alcohol Law Practice Group is in the process of completing the liquor licensing for the new Centene Stadium in St. Louis.  Centene Stadium is a $457.8 million 22,500-seat soccer-specific stadium and the future home of St. Louis City SC, the city’s expansion Major League Soccer (MLS) franchise. The stadium is being built next to Union Station


What Is the Purpose of an Estate Plan?

According to a recent report by CNBC, only 33% of Americans have formulated estate plans. Why? The majority of respondents said they just haven’t gotten around to it.  Estate planning isn’t only for the rich. An estate plan ensures your assets, no matter what size, are preserved and distributed appropriately after your death. Through estate planning,


What are the adoption requirements in Missouri?

The emotions surrounding adoption are constantly fluctuating. As a couple longing to build your family through adoption, you feel excitement one minute and fear the next. Before you begin the process, you need to know some basic requirements like age, living situation, marital status, etc.  Which Adoption Scenario Is Right For You? There are two