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Does Every Estate Plan Have a Trust?

An estate plan includes important legal documents that provide for distribution of property after death and protect the individual making the plan during their lifetime. Some estate plans include a trust to achieve specific goals, but other estate pl… Read More
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Child Labor Laws in the Kansas Workplace

With the current labor market shortages and coming school vacation season, Kansas businesses may look to younger workers to fill their staffing needs. Employers hiring young workers need to be cognizant of the applicable federal and Kansas state chil… Read More
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Categories: Employment Issues
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When Do You Need to Update Your Estate Plan?

When you make an estate plan, you have a great sense of accomplishment and peace of mind, knowing that you have put in place necessary legal protections for your and your family’s future. To keep those protections current, you need to review and up… Read More
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Comparative Negligence and Assumption of Risk in Kansas Personal Injury Cases

The assumption of risk doctrine is a common law standard in personal injury law. In some states, the doctrine can be asserted as an affirmative defense to prevent recovery in a personal injury case. Kansas courts traditionally limited the doctrine to… Read More
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Who Pays Compensation If an Uninsured or Underinsured Driver Injures You?

If you receive injuries in an auto accident caused by another driver, Kansas law allows you to recover compensation from the at-fault driver when certain requirements are met. Even though state laws require every driver to carry insurance, the at-fau… Read More
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What Is the Difference Between Annulment and Divorce in Kansas?

In Kansas, divorce is the legal process that married couples most often use to end a marriage. State law also provides for annulment, a different procedure available only in limited circumstances. Annulment and divorce are not only distinct processes… Read More
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Categories: Divorce
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Defending Against a Kansas DUI for Drugs (DUID)

Even though most people associate a DUI (driving under the influence) charge with alcohol, Kansas law also prohibits driving under the influence of drugs. Drugged driving charges, sometimes referred to as DUID, involve operating a vehicle when under… Read More
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Categories: Criminal Defense
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Should You Form an LLC for Your Business?

Choosing the legal structure for your business is one of the most important business decisions you make. The choice of entity affects legal liability, taxation, and business operations. A limited liability company or LLC is a popular choice for new a… Read More
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Categories: Business Issues
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Does the Personal Representative of an Estate Need a Probate Lawyer?

If you are named as the personal representative of your loved one’s estate through their Last Will and Testament (commonly referred to as an executor), you may wonder if you should get help from a probate attorney to settle the estate. While Kansas… Read More
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Does Your Estate Plan Include Your Digital Assets?

If you use a computer, mobile device like a cell phone, or any other electronic device, you probably have digital assets. Like any other property you own, those assets need to be addressed in your estate plan. If they are not, significant problems ca… Read More
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