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Finding Hidden Income & Assets

Even under the best circumstances, divorce is hard. The emotional toll it can take on a couple and family can be overwhelming as you both try to reimagine your lives without each other.

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Common Misconceptions About Divorce & Family Law

Family politics can be complicated since no two families are alike. And, no matter what your family is going through — be it divorce, child custody arrangements, or adoption — an experienced family law attorney can help guide you down the right path that ensures the best outcome for all involved.

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Guardianship & Conservatorship in Family Law

The terms “guardian” and “conservator,” along with “guardianship” and “conservatorship,” are used differently in different states, and in some cases, are used to refer to the same thing. However they are defined, both refer to persons or entities named to make decisions for someone who has become incapacitated.

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Divorce vs. Annulment vs. Legal Separation in Kansas

If you are unhappy in a marriage, you have options—like divorce, annulment, or legal separation. A divorce ends a marriage legally, while a court decree of legal separation allows the couples to live separately or apart while remaining legally married.

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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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