A Lawyer Focusing on Family Law
Bruce Eastman Attorney at Law focuses primarily on family law. Family legal problems are some of the most difficult. Emotions are often highly-charged, and disagreements between parents are especially difficult on the children. When you're dealing with divorce, child custody, child support, or paternity issues, you need a lawyer that will protect your rights as a parent, a spouse, or a partner.
Our Founding Attorney
Bruce Eastman brings more than 30 years of experience to this legal practice and places a heavy emphasis on family law and probate. He has represented thousands of individuals in paternity, divorce, child support, and child custody cases. He has volunteered his time with the Fathers Support Center and has given seminars on Missouri paternity and custody law. Bruce earned his B.S. degree from the University of South Dakota in 1980 and his J.D. degree from the University of South Dakota in 1984. Bruce is a member of The Missouri Bar Association and The St. Louis County Bar Association.
Bruce Eastman built this firm on the idea that everyone deserves to be treated with respect, regardless of their situation. When you come to us, you can rest assured that you'll receive top-notch, cost-effective legal service.
A Father's Role in His Child's Life is Important
We help fathers play an active role in their children's lives. In the past, communities and courts have devalued a father's role in his child's life. In recent years there has been a shift and more fathers have been able to gain custody of their children. On the whole, children tend to be better adjusted with both parents playing an active role in their lives.
Fathers Often Pay More in Child Support Than Is Required
Bruce Eastman Attorney at Law strongly advocates for fathers in their attempts to be taken seriously when it comes to parenting their children, and we are very successful in gaining visitation and custody rights for fathers. The child support enforcement system many times does not consider crucial factors when calculating the child support amount. Child support determined by the child support enforcement system is almost always too high. Child support may be modified by a court when a father has experienced a substantial change in circumstances or when the child support enforcement system determined the amount.