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How Can I Establish Paternity in Kansas?

Statistics from the American Association of Blood Banks (AABB) indicate that about 30% of possible fathers who had reasons to take a paternity test are not the child's biological father. Establishing parentage in Kansas is an important step to creating a legal relationship between the father and the child, gaining custody rights as the father, or obtaining child support from the alleged father.

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How Do I Change My Name in Kansas?

According to statistics from the Kansas Department of Health and Environment, there were 6,303 divorces statewide in 2019. Many changes occur after a divorce. As part of moving on, some divorcees choose to change their married name back to their maiden name.

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Child Protection Laws in Kansas

If you have a child through a previous relationship and the custodial parent is being abusive, you may want to intervene or even report the situation if you can’t resolve it yourself. The same holds true if it’s your grandchild or other relative being subjected to the abuse.

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What Is a Restraining Order?

A recent study showed that in the United States across any given day, 1.2 million restraining orders were active. The number of restraining orders in the U.S. continues to increase every year. You may be asking yourself, what exactly is a restraining order? If you are concerned for your safety, it’s important to understand what a restraining order is and how it can protect you.

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What Am I Entitled to In a Divorce?

While divorce rates have been dropping across the country in the last year, more than 11,000 people still chose to file for divorce in Kansas during the 2019 fiscal year. If you are considering divorce, have already started the divorce process, or have just been served divorce papers and want to learn more about what to expect in terms of asset division, an experienced Kansas divorce attorney can help.

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What Is an Uncontested Divorce?

For many people, divorce may seem like an inevitably long, arduous, painful process — but the truth is, it doesn’t have to be. According to the United States Census Bureau, 11.2% of couples who marry in Kansas get divorced. If you are considering divorce or have recently started the process, a divorce attorney can help simplify the entire legal process.

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How Long Does a Divorce Take in Kansas?

Going through a divorce or legal separation can be a difficult and emotional experience. However, knowing what to expect and how long the process will take can help make divorce proceedings feel more manageable.

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Do I Need an Attorney for My Divorce?

More than 11,000 people filed for divorce in Kansas during the 2019 fiscal year. That means the lives of thousands of men, women, and children were irrevocably changed. A Kansas divorce attorney can help you not only get through the process but help you pursue a divorce agreement you can live with.

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How to Save Money on a Divorce

If you’re considering divorce, or if you’ve already been served divorce papers, a prime consideration is always the financial consequences. What will it cost me now and in the future? The answer to “What will divorce cost me?” hinges largely on how much collaboration, cooperation, and agreements as to the issues that exist between the divorcing spouses.

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