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Jefferson City, MO

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Resolve disputes without the expense of litigation

Mediation and collaborative law can provide a healthier, less stressful way for parties—in particular family members—to settle disputes. Rather than going through the stress and expense of traditional litigation, the team at Turnbull & Stark, PC can help you deal with a range of legal issues equitably, including non-probate transfers, life insurance and retirement plan beneficiary issues, joint tenancies, trusts, and life estates. Count on our more than 40 years of combined legal experience to help you.

• Property ownership and disposition

• Health and special needs issues that might affect property ownership

• IRA distribution

• Provisions for children of prior marriage

• Creating incentives and disincentives for beneficiary behavior


Mediation and collaborative law services include:

At Turnbull & Stark, PC, we consider education to be a major part of our service to you. You’ll find that you have a number of often confusing legal options. We’ll work as your advocate throughout the mediation and collaborative law process, helping you make the right decisions for your needs.

Receive advice on your legal rights

Count on us for the preparation of legal documents of beneficiary and life estate deeds, wills, living trusts, special needs trusts, and more.

Attorney Stephen J. Stark  serves as a mediator in disputes of family regarding postmortem issues, property disputes, divorce, or child custody. He also mediates business, private contract, and probate issues. Call now to get the benefits of working with an experienced mediator who has an advanced degree in dispute resolution beyond the basic law degree.



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