The Schechter Law Firm, P.C.

The Schechter Law Firm, P.C.

Over 100 Years of Experience in Family Law

The Schechter Law Firm, P.C.

The Schechter Law Firm, P.C.

Over 100 Years of Experience in Family Law

Firm Overview

The attorneys at The Schechter Law Firm, P.C. in St. Louis, Missouri possess over 100 years of experience in divorce and family law matters throughout the St. Louis metropolitan area, including St. Louis County, St. Charles County, and St. Louis City. Our lawyers have written and lectured extensively in the area of family law and have knowledge of all relevant legal developments statewide. Our firm limits its practice to domestic relations, related litigation, and appellate practice in Missouri in order to provide the most accurate and effective legal assistance to our clients. The decision to dissolve a marriage is a difficult and stressful one to make, and we realize how important your emotional needs will be at this time. The choices you make as you move through this process can affect you, your family, and your financial future for years to come. We diligently prepare your case in order to reach a beneficial settlement with hopefully a minimum amount of conflict and strife. However, where settlement is not possible, you can feel secure with the extensive litigation experience possessed by members of the firm. Our attorneys have successfully handled litigation involving the most contentious and difficult matters, from highly-contested custody disputes, to complex property division cases involving high-value assets and closely-held businesses, to complicated support issues. Your family law matter is just as important to us as it is to you, and we dedicate our practice towards finding a creative and workable solution that meets your needs. In the greater St. Louis metro area, contact The Schechter Law Firm, P.C. at (314) 727-7289 for a confidential appointment.

Main Office

Main Office
8000 Maryland Avenue
Suite 950
St. Louis, MO 63105

Phone

314-727-7289

The Schechter Law Firm, P.C.
Jeffrey S. Schechter

Mr. Schechter is an AV-rated attorney and partner in the Firm.
Primary Areas of Practice:
-Dissolution of marriage (divorce)
-Division of marital assets
-Protection of nonmarital property
-Maintenance (alimony)
-Child custody
-Child support
-Motions to Modify (changing existing orders)
-Paternity
-Appeals
-Enforcement of existing orders
-Motions for Contempt
-Orders of Protection
-Adult abuse
-Child abuse
-Legal separation

Education:
-J.D., Washington University in St. Louis School of Law, 1985
-B.A., Washington University in St. Louis, 1982

Memberships:
-American Bar Association, Family Law Section
-Missouri State Bar Association
-Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis, Family & Juvenile Law Section
-St. Louis County Bar Association

Other Distinctions:
Martindale-Hubbell Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers
-Super Lawyers (2013 Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers)
-Lecturer
-Combating Dirty Tricks of the Trade" (2013)
-"Divorce Law Guide from A to Z" (2013) (2010)
-"Family Law from Start to Finish" (2012)
-"Litigating Money Modifications" (2008) will now become the fourth entry following Lecturer
-"Litigating Money Modifications" (2008)
-"Family Law Litigation in Missouri" (2008, 2007, 2006, 2001, 1996)
-"Child Custody and Shared Parenting in Missouri" (2001)
-"Child Custody and Visitation in Missouri" (2000, 1999)
-"Tax Aspects of Divorce in Missouri" (1996)
-Co-Author, "Antenuptial Agreements" with Michael Schechter, Fall, 1995, St. Louis Bar Journal

Education

Washington University in St. Louis School of Law
J.D.,

The Schechter Law Firm, P.C.
Jeffrey S. Schechter

Mr. Schechter is an AV-rated attorney and partner in the Firm.
Primary Areas of Practice:
-Dissolution of marriage (divorce)
-Division of marital assets
-Protection of nonmarital property
-Maintenance (alimony)
-Child custody
-Child support
-Motions to Modify (changing existing orders)
-Paternity
-Appeals
-Enforcement of existing orders
-Motions for Contempt
-Orders of Protection
-Adult abuse
-Child abuse
-Legal separation

Education:
-J.D., Washington University in St. Louis School of Law, 1985
-B.A., Washington University in St. Louis, 1982

Memberships:
-American Bar Association, Family Law Section
-Missouri State Bar Association
-Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis, Family & Juvenile Law Section
-St. Louis County Bar Association

Other Distinctions:
Martindale-Hubbell Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers
-Super Lawyers (2013 Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers)
-Lecturer
-Combating Dirty Tricks of the Trade" (2013)
-"Divorce Law Guide from A to Z" (2013) (2010)
-"Family Law from Start to Finish" (2012)
-"Litigating Money Modifications" (2008) will now become the fourth entry following Lecturer
-"Litigating Money Modifications" (2008)
-"Family Law Litigation in Missouri" (2008, 2007, 2006, 2001, 1996)
-"Child Custody and Shared Parenting in Missouri" (2001)
-"Child Custody and Visitation in Missouri" (2000, 1999)
-"Tax Aspects of Divorce in Missouri" (1996)
-Co-Author, "Antenuptial Agreements" with Michael Schechter, Fall, 1995, St. Louis Bar Journal

Education

Washington University in St. Louis School of Law J.D.,


Firm Overview

The attorneys at The Schechter Law Firm, P.C. in St. Louis, Missouri possess over 100 years of experience in divorce and family law matters throughout the St. Louis metropolitan area, including St. Louis County, St. Charles County, and St. Louis City. Our lawyers have written and lectured extensively in the area of family law and have knowledge of all relevant legal developments statewide. Our firm limits its practice to domestic relations, related litigation, and appellate practice in Missouri in order to provide the most accurate and effective legal assistance to our clients. The decision to dissolve a marriage is a difficult and stressful one to make, and we realize how important your emotional needs will be at this time. The choices you make as you move through this process can affect you, your family, and your financial future for years to come. We diligently prepare your case in order to reach a beneficial settlement with hopefully a minimum amount of conflict and strife. However, where settlement is not possible, you can feel secure with the extensive litigation experience possessed by members of the firm. Our attorneys have successfully handled litigation involving the most contentious and difficult matters, from highly-contested custody disputes, to complex property division cases involving high-value assets and closely-held businesses, to complicated support issues. Your family law matter is just as important to us as it is to you, and we dedicate our practice towards finding a creative and workable solution that meets your needs. In the greater St. Louis metro area, contact The Schechter Law Firm, P.C. at (314) 727-7289 for a confidential appointment.

Main Office

Main Office
8000 Maryland Avenue
Suite 950
St. Louis, MO 63105

Phone

314-727-7289

The Schechter Law Firm, P.C.
Jeffrey S. Schechter

Mr. Schechter is an AV-rated attorney and partner in the Firm.
Primary Areas of Practice:
-Dissolution of marriage (divorce)
-Division of marital assets
-Protection of nonmarital property
-Maintenance (alimony)
-Child custody
-Child support
-Motions to Modify (changing existing orders)
-Paternity
-Appeals
-Enforcement of existing orders
-Motions for Contempt
-Orders of Protection
-Adult abuse
-Child abuse
-Legal separation

Education:
-J.D., Washington University in St. Louis School of Law, 1985
-B.A., Washington University in St. Louis, 1982

Memberships:
-American Bar Association, Family Law Section
-Missouri State Bar Association
-Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis, Family & Juvenile Law Section
-St. Louis County Bar Association

Other Distinctions:
Martindale-Hubbell Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers
-Super Lawyers (2013 Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers)
-Lecturer
-Combating Dirty Tricks of the Trade" (2013)
-"Divorce Law Guide from A to Z" (2013) (2010)
-"Family Law from Start to Finish" (2012)
-"Litigating Money Modifications" (2008) will now become the fourth entry following Lecturer
-"Litigating Money Modifications" (2008)
-"Family Law Litigation in Missouri" (2008, 2007, 2006, 2001, 1996)
-"Child Custody and Shared Parenting in Missouri" (2001)
-"Child Custody and Visitation in Missouri" (2000, 1999)
-"Tax Aspects of Divorce in Missouri" (1996)
-Co-Author, "Antenuptial Agreements" with Michael Schechter, Fall, 1995, St. Louis Bar Journal

Education

Washington University in St. Louis School of Law
J.D.,

The Schechter Law Firm, P.C.
Jeffrey S. Schechter

Mr. Schechter is an AV-rated attorney and partner in the Firm.
Primary Areas of Practice:
-Dissolution of marriage (divorce)
-Division of marital assets
-Protection of nonmarital property
-Maintenance (alimony)
-Child custody
-Child support
-Motions to Modify (changing existing orders)
-Paternity
-Appeals
-Enforcement of existing orders
-Motions for Contempt
-Orders of Protection
-Adult abuse
-Child abuse
-Legal separation

Education:
-J.D., Washington University in St. Louis School of Law, 1985
-B.A., Washington University in St. Louis, 1982

Memberships:
-American Bar Association, Family Law Section
-Missouri State Bar Association
-Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis, Family & Juvenile Law Section
-St. Louis County Bar Association

Other Distinctions:
Martindale-Hubbell Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers
-Super Lawyers (2013 Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers)
-Lecturer
-Combating Dirty Tricks of the Trade" (2013)
-"Divorce Law Guide from A to Z" (2013) (2010)
-"Family Law from Start to Finish" (2012)
-"Litigating Money Modifications" (2008) will now become the fourth entry following Lecturer
-"Litigating Money Modifications" (2008)
-"Family Law Litigation in Missouri" (2008, 2007, 2006, 2001, 1996)
-"Child Custody and Shared Parenting in Missouri" (2001)
-"Child Custody and Visitation in Missouri" (2000, 1999)
-"Tax Aspects of Divorce in Missouri" (1996)
-Co-Author, "Antenuptial Agreements" with Michael Schechter, Fall, 1995, St. Louis Bar Journal

Education

Washington University in St. Louis School of Law J.D.,


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