Divorce: There are many issues to resolve in a divorce. In a
traditional divorce, each party retains their own attorney to handle
alimony/spousal maintenance, property division, child custody, child
and other related area. Kansas is known as a "no-fault
divorce" state, which could have significant impact on a divorce
Child Custody: Child custody matters include, but are
not limited to, physical custody, residency, and parenting time.
there may be issues regarding primary residential custody, shared
custody, or a joint parenting plan, which every parent may have to
consider. We diligently will work with any parent’s concerns
regarding his or her child’s education, health care, religion, vacation
holiday sharing, and other related matters that possibly require
Child Support: Child support is an important
issue in many family proceedings, especially in divorce and child
matters. The State of Kansas has Child Support Guidelines in
place to determine the appropriate child support amount. These
guidelines are extensive, but navigable
with the assistance of an attorney with experience in dealing with such
matters. The Guidelines take into
consideration such things as income and parenting time, as well as other
including daycare, medical expenses, health insurance coverage,
cost, and other related matters.
Modification of Child Support: There may
be a need for modification of child support due to certain changes in
your situation, including change in either parent's income, increased
costs or health insurance costs, children entering a new age
bracket, and child care expenses.
Divorce Later in Life: Parties
separating later in life often deal with several complex legal issues,
in addition to the issues listed above, involving alimony maintenance
division of property. Typically, a married couple has accumulated
assets, retirement accounts, investments, and pension/IRA during the
the marriage, which each spouse may be entitled to a certain
percentage. These accumulations present special
challenges that require a different approach.
Each of these Family Law areas requires a substantial
amount of paperwork and legal representation that we can provide. We
advise you on what to expect and work with you in each of these areas.
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