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Spencer Williams

Spencer Williams

Highly experienced in Order of Protection, Family Law and Divorce. Call now!
  • Family Law, Divorce
  • Missouri
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Biography

Spencer has practiced exclusively in family and domestic relations law for over twenty years as a counselor of law and aggressive litigator for hundreds of clients. He has helped his client’s find success in cases ranging from complex financial and high conflict custody disputes to settled family law matters.

Facing one of the most difficult times of your life requires someone on your side that knows the legal system and will tirelessly work to get the best outcome for you financially and regarding custody of your children.

He has spoken at several legal seminars on family law topics including child support, maintenance, contested custody litigation and use of electronic discovery in family law cases.

Spencer attended the University of Missouri-Columbia for his undergraduate degree (B.A. Political Science) and law degree. He is a strong supporter of the University and fan of the Tiger athletics programs.

Away from the office, Spencer spends his free time with his family, playing sports, board games and reading. Spencer enjoys travel and experiencing different cultures.

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Education
University of Missouri School of Law
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Professional Experience
Partner
Briscoe, Wulff, Crosby, Luber & Williams LLP
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Speaking Engagements
15th Annual Cordell and Cordell CLE, Family Law CLE
Professional Associations
Missouri State Bar
Member
Current
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St. Charles County Bar
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Current
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Georgia State Bar
Member
Current
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Missouri
The Missouri Bar
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Fees
  • Free Consultation
    Free Initial 30 minute consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Practice Areas
    Family Law
    Adoption, Child Custody, Child Support, Father's Rights, Guardianship & Conservatorship, Paternity, Prenups & Marital Agreements, Restraining Orders, Same Sex Family Law
    Divorce
    Collaborative Law, Contested Divorce, Military Divorce, Property Division, Same Sex Divorce, Spousal Support & Alimony, Uncontested Divorce
Additional Practice Areas
  • Paternity
  • Order of Protection
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Legal Answers
Q. we live in mo. our daughter was murdered in 2020. we were awarded guardianship. father unfit. how can we get their child
A: The most economical option would be to discuss the issue with the Family Support Division and see if they can file to establish or modify the support order to direct to you. If they are unable to help you can file a Petition for Third Party Custody and Support with the County in which the child resides. This can also provide a more permanent custody arrangement for you and your grandchildren as once established it more difficult to modify a Custody Judgment compared to a Guardianship Order.
Q. Which parent is responsible for school morning drop off in this scenario?
A: From the description you would be the receiving parent. All the time in a given day needs to be accounted for between each parent (the school is not a custodian of your child) so as the start of school or as of 8:00 am the children are back in your custody. A common discussion is if a child gets sick at school which parent is responsible for pick up. I would suggest exploring a modification (I would suggest you attempt to mediate this relatively small issue before filing in court) to change the language for father’s time to end by returning the child(ren) to school or if there is no school at 8:00 am. In addition to the long drive you have, this schedule does not look like it is very easy on your child(ren) with all the driving leading into a school day.
Q. My ex-wife is refusing to split costs for daycare and agreed medical expenses, as ordered in our parenting plan.
A: A Family Access Motion is only for denials of physical custody and visitation. You should look at a Motion for Contempt or the less expensive Motion For Determination of Sums Due and Owing. The Sums Due Motion basically asks the court to do an accounting of what is owed by each party for support related orders. The Sums due has less remedies and options than a full contempt but likely sufficient if you simply want the money you are owed. It is also faster (in many jurisdictions) than a full Contempt hearing.
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