Contact Me Today
Since 1992 Jean Wise has handled the many difficult issues involved in divorce. People want an attorney they feel comfortable with and who will protect their rights and promote their interests. Jean Wise tries hard to make the process as amicable, stress-free and inexpensive as possible.
I encourage divorcing couples to resolve issues of property, custody, and financial support in a cost-effective way that avoids litigation and reducesLearn More
Mediation & Collaboration
As an experienced mediator, I can bring parties to mutual agreements that will satisfy the court and reduce legal costs. I also practice collaborative law,Learn More
Custody & Parenting Time
I work for divorcing parents, unmarried parents, non-custodial parents, and others to ensure that a custody agreement or court-ordered accessLearn More
Child Support & Maintenance
WIf you are getting divorced, or separating from the other parent of your child, it is important to have qualified legal counsel to ensure that court-ordered child support and/or maintenance (spousal support) is fair. At Jean W. Wise, Attorney at Law, you have a compassionate and tough-minded legal advocate to protect your rights.Learn More
Custody, parenting time, child support, and (sometimes) maintenance may be modified by the court when circumstances change. I offer tough-minded protection of my clients’ rights, but in a spirit of working out issues through mutual agreement.Learn More
Have you been prevented from seeing your grandchild, or been told you are no longer to have regular visitation? I handle grandparents’ rights cases for people who are shut out of their grandchildren’s lives, often after a son or daughter divorces or dies.Learn More
I represent grandparents and other family members who wish to step in and care for children when the parents are no longer willing or able. My firm, Jean W. Wise, Attorney at Law, handles guardian cases in Johnson County, Kansas, family court, including representation of out-of-town clients seeking guardianship.Learn More
In step parent adoption, the adopting parent assumes permanent responsibility for the child. Once approved, the new parent has all the legal rights and responsibilities of a natural parent, and the child gains rights to financial support and inheritance, even if the stepparent and natural parent later divorce.Learn More
When children are born outside of marriage, parents have the same rights to custody and parenting time, and the same obligations for financial support of the child, as if they were married.Learn More
Attorney At Law
My practice concerns all aspects of Kansas family law: divorce, custody and parenting time, child support, maintenance (alimony), guardianship, adoption, and all related issues. I serve clients throughout Johnson County, Kansas (Kansas City Metro area) including Overland Park, Olathe, Shawnee, Lenexa, Leawood, Prairie Village, Mission Hills, Merriam, Fairway, Mission, Westwood, and Gardner, as well as out of town clients who need help in the Johnson County courts.
Strong Advocacy For All
I represent both men and women, married and unmarried parents, grandparents, stepparents, and custodial and non-custodial parents. As an experienced mediator and a tough negotiator, I believe that most family issues can and should be resolved without costly and emotionally draining litigation. When issues must go to court, I aggressively stand up for my clients.
Contact a Johnson County attorney who offers experienced, compassionate, and tough-minded representation. I can arrange evening or weekend appointments in my informal, comfortable office near College & Roe and I can accommodate children.
I accept Visa, MasterCard, Discover, and American Express.