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Puzzle house is divided into two equal parts by a lawyer in a divorce process. Disputes over fair division of marital property real estate.

Dividing Marital Property in a Kansas Divorce

If a married couple gets a Kansas divorce, a state statute gives the court the authority to determine an equitable division of the marital property as part of the divorce proceeding. In many divorce cases, the spouses can reach an agreement on proper… Read More
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Categories: Divorce, Family Issues
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Do Grandparents Have Visitation Rights in Kansas?

Grandparents and grandchildren often have a special bond. Sometimes, changes in a family’s situation can affect a grandparent’s ability to spend time with a grandchild. Under a Kansas law, a grandparent may be able ask a court for visitation righ… Read More
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Categories: Family Issues
Guardian of a Child A young girl stands with a teddy bear and smiling at camera. Beautiful girl with parents stands in the office of a lawyer.

How to Become a Legal Guardian of a Child in Kansas

Family circumstances sometimes lead a grandparent or other family member to ask for court appointment as the legal guardian of a child. Complicated Kansas laws govern court decisions and the legal process of guardianships for minors. If you are consi… Read More
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Categories: Family Issues
Unhappy young couple refusing to look at each other. Temporary Orders in a divorce

What Are Temporary Orders in a Divorce?

The spouse who files a petition for divorce in Kansas may ask the assigned judge to issue temporary orders relating to issues that will be decided in the case. The orders may include a restraining order, relate to possession of the marital residence,… Read More
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Categories: Articles, Family Issues
Fighting over money

How the Child Tax Credit Works in a Divorce

Married couples with children face a number of tax issues that must be resolved if the parents decide to end the marriage. One important question is which parent claims the child tax credit (CTC) after divorce, since only one parent can take the cred… Read More
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Categories: Family Issues

Markey Wins International Writing Competition

Sloan Law Firm is excited to announce that Brigid Markey has won the 2021 Hofstra Law Family Law Writing Competition. Read More
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Categories: Articles, Family Issues
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What to Expect During Divorce Mediation

Divorce mediation is an alternative dispute resolution process that Kansas couples may use to settle differences on specific issues in a divorce. Spouses may decide on their own to try mediation, or a judge can order mediation in a divorce case. Befo… Read More
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Kansas Child Support in an Economic Downturn

The recent substantial increase in unemployment and economic downturn caused by Covid-19 present challenges to everyone, including many relating to family law matters. In particular, child support issues affect numerous individuals and families. Duri… Read More
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The Families First Coronavirus Response Act - What it Means

In response to the ongoing coronavirus emergency, Congress has passed the Families First Coronavirus Response Act. The following is an outline of how this Act changes existing law and how it might impact you or your business. This basically is a two-… Read More
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