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The Importance of Estate Planning

Estate planning can make an important difference in the future of your family. Although you might not consider estate planning very often, developing a plan for the future is in your best interest. Not only does this process protect your assets, but… Read More
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What Is Condemnation Law?

At Neale & Newman, we specialize in many legal practices, such as adoption law, divorce law, and bankruptcy law. One of the areas that we practice is condemnation law, but many people are unaware of the impact that Missouri condemnation law can h… Read More
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Adoption Lawyer: What to…

Adoption Lawyer: What to Expect During the Pre-Placement Adoption Process

The decision to adopt is a significant decision in the life of any family. There is a major need for parents who are willing to adopt children, but the process is lengthy and difficult to maneuver. If you are looking to adopt and want to have the pro… Read More
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Neale & Newman Partner J. Richard Owensby Is Retiring

Springfield attorney J. Richard Owensby, a partner in the law firm of Neale & Newman, L.L.P., retired from the firm at the end of the year. Read More
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An Insider’s Guide to Workers’ Comp - Kevin Dunaway

Attorney Kevin Hays Dunaway was featured in an article published by Biz 417. Winter weather can create a higher risk of employee injuries, which potentially means a greater workers’ compensation cost for businesses. Attorney Kevin Dunaway specializ… Read More
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Estate Planning for Digital Assets

More and more of the way we live our daily life is conducted online. Where we once documented our lives through photo books, scrapbooks, letters, etc., now we have transferred the means of such documentation to the digital world. Where we once kept t… Read More
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Categories: Estate Planning

Ryan D. Frazier – Associate

The Law Firm of Neale & Newman, LLP, is pleased to announce that Ryan D. Frazier has become associated with the firm. Frazier is a Springfield native, who graduated Cum Laude from The University of Missouri with a bachelor of science in Business… Read More
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2016/2017 Super Lawyers & Best Lawyers

J. Richard Owensby • 2016 Kansas & Missouri Super Lawyers – Estate Planning & Probate • 2017 The Best Lawyers “Lawyer of the Year” for Springfield, MO – Estate Planning & Probate Richard L. Schnake • 2016 Kansas & Missou… Read More
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Must Drones Get Registered for Hobby Use in Missouri?

Patrick Platter is a partner with the law Firm of Neale & Newman LLP of Springfield. Christmas is over and you are looking at your new recreational drone. Now, how do you get started? Don’t just take it outside and fly it like you flew your mod… Read More
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Leadership Academy aims to link new lawyers with bar resources

Republished with permission from the The Missouri Bar. The Missouri Bar’s Leadership Academy – a group of 11 lawyers from across the state – has undertaken a public service project with the goal of better connecting new Missouri Bar members to… Read More
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