Courthouse in St. Joseph, Missouri  Can understanding the laws and court system of a locality really make a difference in our research? The answer is a resounding YES! As we move back in time, we come to rely more on the records created by the courts such as deeds, probate, guardianship, and more. Knowledge of these types of records helps us break down our brick wall research problems. Like every state, Missouri enacted laws and statutes that governed everything from divorce to name changes. Missouri also boasts a complicated court system because of the many jurisdictions that governed the...
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