Our new name is Lecour Family Law (formerly Featherston Family Law) --- same people, just an updated name!

The Family Law Firm that Treats You Like Family.

Helping families through divorce, child custody, and other family law issues in St. Charles, Lincoln, Warren, and St. Louis Counties in Missouri.

Extensive Legal Experience 

Sensitive Representation

Minimize the Stress and Worry


Lecour Family Law can help you navigate complex and stressful family legal matters, such as divorce, separation, and child custody. Our experienced and skilled attorneys will develop a personalized action plan and direct you through the complicated legal system.

Melissa Lecour

Melissa Lecour (formerly Melissa Featherston) is an attorney specializing in family law matters in St. Charles, Missouri. Melissa graduated from the Washington University School of Law, St. Louis, Missouri. She has been a member of the Missouri Bar Association since 2003 and was named one of St. Louis' Best Lawyers by ALIVE Magazine. She has extensive experience with resolving legal issues through negotiation and mediation. Melissa also has the litigation expertise to represent your best interests in the courtroom. She is dedicated to protecting the rights of children and families.

Melissa Lecour Super Lawyers Badge

Melissa Lecour has been selected to the 2024 Missouri Super Lawyers list. Each year, no more than five percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor. 

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No family should have to face separation and the conflict that comes with it, but the unfortunate reality is that many marriages end in divorce. If your marriage has become strained and you cannot agree on critical issues, separation has likely crossed your mind. If you are searching for a divorce attorney in St. Charles, Lincoln, Warren, or St Louis Counties, contact Lecour Family Law today.

The process of litigation involved with family law can be challenging, but you do not have to face this difficult time alone. When handling legal family matters, you need representation from an experienced family law attorney who will fight for your rights and protect your best interests.

Settle Your Disputes with an Experienced Family Law Attorney

You don't want a divorce lawyer that gives you a case number. Your case is unique, and at Lecour Family Law, it will be treated that way. We have successfully assisted many families over the years, and you can count on us to speak for you when you are in the middle of a dispute.

Family Legal Services Tailored to Your Specific Needs

The factors involved with family legal matters can have a significant influence on the judge’s decision. Therefore, we present your case in a manner that leads to the most favorable outcome. We tailor our family legal services to the specific circumstances surrounding your case. You will receive solutions based on the unique situation in which you and your family are involved. It's essential to work with an attorney who specializes in family law issues.

The Family Law Firm that Treats You like Family

When searching for a divorce attorney in St. Charles, Missouri, you can count on the Lecour Family Law to focus on your best interests.  After taking into account all of the factors involved with your case, we will work with you to determine the best plan of action. Then we will execute that plan on your behalf. If you cannot resolve your case outside of court, we have the litigation experience necessary to help you achieve the legal outcome you deserve.

Contact Your New Divorce Lawyer in St Charles

Lecour Family Law is located in St. Peters, Missouri. We represent clients throughout St. Charles, O'Fallon, Troy, Warrenton, and St. Louis. If you need a family law attorney in any of these locations or the surrounding area, contact us at (636) 685-0440. We serve clients dealing with a variety of family law issues, including divorce, child custody, paternity, and more. Let us go to work for you.


We have a 3 step process for initiating a family law case.


Schedule an intake meeting (for example consultation for divorce)


We develop a plan together. At a consultation, we gather information and generate a strategy to address our client's concerns, immediate and long term. 


Executing the tasks identified in the initial consultation with collaboration and input from our client. 


From initial meeting to final judgment, Mrs. Featherston, demonstrated full capabilities to handle my case.

Dalcenori Enterprises

I've dealt with Melissa on numerous occasions and she's always been very helpful and courteous. Would totally recommend her as a very capable Family Law attorney.

Tim L.

Melissa Featherson handled my case with exceptional skill and got a better outcome than I hoped. She is a phenomenal lawyer and I would highly recommend her to any and everyone.

NJ Pierce


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