We’re Ready To Adopt. Where Do We Start?

If you are considering adopting a child, it’s important to understand there are numerous details that go into successful adoptions. Whether you’re just getting started in the process or have walked through introductory steps already, here are several questions to ask yourself before you begin or advance the process Are You Using a Public or Private […]

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Blessed Are The Peacemakers: Mediation And Divorce

Mediation is about making the difficult decisions, between you and your soon-to-be former spouse, about your divorce, deciding for yourselves what is best for you and your children. In mediation, you meet with an unbiased third party, the mediator, and work through the issues you need to resolve. This allows you to end your marriage […]

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Daddy Is Moving Because He Got A Different Job

Life is Ever-Changing Divorced couples with kids know all too well the difficulties that come with sharing custody, though, it doesn’t make unanticipated or unavoidable situations any less difficult. Great parents work diligently to stay close to each other, most often for the children’s good. Though, there are times when one parent will get a […]

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The Benefits of Collaborative Law

A pending divorce is one of the most stressful circumstances that any individual, couple, or family is likely to encounter. The separation, the transitions, and the uncertainty can take an emotional toll. Lives are about to be changed and emotions are understandably running high, and it takes a cool head to prevail under these conditions. […]

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The Benefits Of An Amicable Divorce

Whether via friends or family members, most of us have seen first hand what a spiteful, adversarial divorce can do to a couple and their children. Today, more than ever, couples are looking for alternative methods to walk out the dissolution of marriage and divorce. When couples choose to take the high road and choose […]

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Guardianship Laws In Kansas

“The only abnormality is incapacity to love.” Anais Nin When an adult is in danger of no longer physically or mentally being capable of taking care of his or her everyday needs, a legal guardianship change may be the best option. A guardian’s job is to protect the person under guardianship. Of the many considerations […]

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Challenging Child and Spousal Support

After a judge’s child and spousal support order, one or both parties may wish to change the order. If you find yourself in this situation, you must prove there has been a significant “change in circumstances” from when the child and spousal support order was made. There are a number of reasons why a support […]

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Custody Agreement Modifications

With a divorce that involves children, one of the big problems to solve is often the agreement on custody terms. Sometimes, even after an amicable divorce and a well-working custody arrangement, the agreement about the children comes up again. The arrangement that worked well at the outset no longer fits the living style of one […]

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Child Support Modifications & Adjustment For Income Changes

“Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or present are certain to miss the future.” John F. Kennedy In spite of a couple’s best-laid parenting plans in divorce, something unexpected can occur that changes everything. That “something unexpected” can be any number of life-altering circumstances and when those […]

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Steps To Win Guardianship Over Children With Negligent Parents

Divorce has ripple affects that impact the lives of far more than the couple who part ways.  In fact, some of the people who are affected most had little if anything to do with the split. Grandparents of the divorcing couple’s kids are often among the least considered and among most affected. Kansas state law […]

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