There are two ways to end a marriage – divorce or annulment. Jeffers Law Office can provide you with the experienced legal counsel and advocacy you need to understand the entire process of divorce and annulment.
How Is Child Support Calculated in Kansas?
Approximately 23 percent of children under 18 years in the United States live with a single mother, according to statistics from the U.S. Census Bureau. Quality child support arrangements are usually established to ensure that these children are adequately cared for.
Can I Obtain Court Orders When Filing a Petition for Divorce?
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the divorce rate in Kansas is 8.6 percent. During divorce proceedings, a spouse may need to request a court order for a specific reason until the divorce is finalized. Reasons for obtaining a court order may include child custody, child support, spousal support, or a restraining order.
Is There a Waiting Period to Finalize a Divorce in Kansas?
In Kansas, there is a waiting period of 60 days after one or both parties file a Petition For Divorce. If an emergency exists, the courts may grant a divorce sooner.
What Are the Grounds for Divorce in Kansas?
The grounds for divorce in Kansas include incompatibility (no-fault), failure to perform a material marital duty, and incompatibility by reason of mental illness. Kansas courts require the divorcing couple to clearly identify and explain the legal grounds under which they are terminating the marriage.
How Do Kansas State Residency Laws Affect Divorce?
The state of Kansas has specific requirements regarding residency for a couple that is filing for divorce. As such, it is important for divorcing couples to understand Kansas law as it applies to both parties and their children.