Divorces On Hold … Because Legislature in Session

Wife wants divorce.

Wife files for divorce … one year ago.

Divorce is going nowhere.

How come?

Husband is a state legislator in Missouri.

And Missouri state law allows legislators to put court cases against them, even divorce cases, on hold while the legislature is in session … which, presumably, is most of the time.

So, must Missouri children in need of support wait until their parent loses an election then?

Read more in this Kansas City Star article: Divorce, General Assembly style.