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0 Answers | Asked in Family Law, Child Custody and Civil Litigation for Kansas on
Q: School has me marked to have zero contact with my kids. Shouldn't there be a court order

I was trying to check on thier grades and was denied.

0 Answers | Asked in Employment Law, Family Law, Personal Injury and Workers' Compensation for Kansas on
Q: What defines conflict of interest when being terminated after 10+ years of employment?

I got terminated after a work place injury saying i refused a urine test i peed in a cup at the clinic the employer took me to my ex girlfriends mother was the one giving me my urine test after she was a nurse there at the time and I made sure my employer knew this woman hated me but yet they still... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Divorce and Family Law for Kansas on
Q: looking for a register a foreign judgement form to register my divorce/child case with the state of kansas

before I can register my prior divorce case with kansas the court wants a register a foreign judgement form that IM unable to locate

0 Answers | Asked in Domestic Violence and Family Law for Kansas on
Q: My husband has lied under of at a restraining order or PF underoath as I questionings him outright lied and my children

We're coached and they also they also lied apparently they have been manipulated I was defending myself I didn't couldn't afford a lawyer because he cut me off financially and I was talking to the street with the restraining order that he lied to get I don't know how to fight... Read more »

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Q: Hooked up with a girl from a bar and she is now pregnant and wants to keep the baby. Do I have to sign the birth certifi

Do I have to sign the birth certificate and pay child support if I don’t want the baby? She refuses to get an abortion.

0 Answers | Asked in Family Law for Kansas on
Q: I need an atty to help me out with Adult Legal Guardianship for my daughter who is 20, Autistic, & non-verbal.

I have a case #2021-PR-000353. Motion To Enforce but I want to change the Guardianship.

0 Answers | Asked in Family Law, Child Custody, Domestic Violence and Juvenile Law for Kansas on
Q: Can I run away to Florida from Missouri?

My parents, specifically my dad, are highly physically and emotionally abusive. I am 17, so in the eyes of Missouri, I'm not technically a runaway, right? If that's true, then theoretically Florida's strict runaway laws should not apply to me. I'm just very confused on all of... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody, Divorce, Family Law and International Law for Kansas on
Q: I married a British woman while she was living in the US. We got pregnant and decided to have the child in England since

It was free. Since then we have split. While visiting she refused to allow my child to go to the embassy to get a USA social security number. She refuses to come back to the US for a divorce because she doesn’t want to go through a custody hearing. What can I do to get joint custody and get... Read more »

David Luther Woodward
David Luther Woodward
answered on Feb 10, 2022

You can probably sue her in the U. K.

Filing suit here would require you to have personal service of process on the spouse, which is not impossible, but tricky.

BTW, the child probably is a dual citizen, and that is a prileged status. He should not only a British but also an...
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1 Answer | Asked in Child Support and Family Law for Kansas on
Q: My now 20 year old has moved in and out the last few years and I am still getting child support

She broke her pelvis at 17, it made school hard to finish and she did homebound school. Until I woke up one day and she left. She has been back and forth. I have 2 other kids on the order, and I had read it wouldn't change the amount and we even went through modification and he did not object... Read more »

Caroline Bundy
Caroline Bundy
answered on Jan 28, 2021

You likely won't get in trouble for the time that she was gone if the non-custodial parent was making voluntary payments. I would need to know the ages of the other two children to determine whether father's attempt to terminate support is valid. I would recommend getting an attorney to... Read more »

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Q: Family law question concerning the wording of papers.

Papers say coparent is responsible for 60% of medical bills that are not covered by insurance. Does this also mean dental/orthodontist type needs?

Caroline Bundy
Caroline Bundy
answered on Jan 28, 2021

Any dental/orthodontic bills that are not covered by insurance are included.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for Kansas on
Q: Can you block your children from seeing certain people in Johnson County, Kansas.

I was arrested for slapping my now 9 year old step daughter about 19 months ago. My wife was the one who reported it. I got help voluntarily and as mandated in my diversion agreement. I have had no contact with my step daughter in over 18 months. My wife and I were separated for 18 months and we... Read more »

Caroline Bundy
Caroline Bundy
answered on Jan 28, 2021

A parent can seek to prohibit certain people from being around their child if contact is no in the best interest of the child. Since you were arrested for slapping that child, it would make sense that the parent would seek such a prohibition. If it gets taken to court, it would be best to compile... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for Kansas on
Q: How can I get legal aid for my mother while she's. still in hospital since July 2 to handle her financial affairs???

I want handle my mother's financial affairs like paying rent & utilities

Scott C. Stockwell
Scott C. Stockwell
answered on Jul 20, 2020

A person who is competent and can communicate can appoint another person to serve as his or her Attorney in Fact using a Durable Power of Attorney. The Durable Power of Attorney could be prepared by an attorney to be effective immediately or to spring into effect at a future point in time (e.g.,... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Divorce, Family Law and Real Estate Law for Kansas on
Q: I've been divorced a few years. My ex-husband refuses to remove my name from the mortgage.

Our divorce decree did not specify my removal. I contacted the mortgage company and they said he will have to initiate my removal. We live in Kansas. Do I have any options?

Anthony M. Avery
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Anthony M. Avery
answered on May 21, 2020

If the Mortgagee wants to keep you on the Mortgage, there is nothing you can do but pay it off. The former Spouse probably does not want, or cannot, refinance the loan.

1 Answer | Asked in Divorce, Family Law and Immigration Law for Kansas on
Q: Can I bring my fiancé from Egypt to the US?

My fiancé is from Egypt and I am a US citizen. We meet all the requirements in the Fiancé visa but we didn’t met because meeting before marriage violates our cultural and religious values. What can I do about this.

Adan Vega
Adan Vega
answered on Feb 26, 2020

The first page of the instructions of the FORM I-129F indicates that you are required to meet your fiance unless you can establish that meeting your fiancé in person will (1) violate strict and long - established customs of your fiance’s foreign culture /social practice or (2) result in extreme... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts, Family Law and Tax Law for Kansas on
Q: I was a nanny for a family without a written agreement. They did not tell me they were not going to withhold federal tax

I was a nanny for a family without a written agreement. They did not tell me they were not going to withhold federal taxes from my paychecks, so I am not being hit with their W2 form and a $600-$1500 fee to the IRS because they did not withhold those federal income taxes. Aside from this, I am now... Read more »

Scott C. Stockwell
Scott C. Stockwell
answered on Feb 26, 2018

A nanny who works in the home and is paid more than $2,100 (2018 amount, $2,000 2017 amount) should have taxes withheld and the employer's contribution for Social Security paid by the employer. Under the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), an employee is entitled to a minimum wage, time... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Tax Law, Family Law and Child Custody for Kansas on
Q: Per the parenting plan we alternate years. But my ex claimed my daughter on her taxes and I have no form 8332. Options?

My ex and I are supposed to alternate years claiming our daughter on taxes. This is the second time she has beaten me to filing and claimed her anyways. I understand the IRS won't make her fix her taxes without a signed form 8332. I don't have this. What are my options?

Linda Simmons Campbell
Linda Simmons Campbell
answered on Feb 8, 2018

Your only option is to take her back to court to enforce your divorce agreement.

0 Answers | Asked in Civil Rights and Family Law for Kansas on
Q: We have 3-month old twins and are being denied a spacious one bedroom apartment. I feel like we were discriminated..

So, pertaining to the housing laws here in Kansas, so long as the child is under 2 years old, then it is allowed that the family have a one-bedroom home/apartment since the baby will most probably still be sleeping in the parent's bedroom. How is that any different from 3-month old twins? We... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Domestic Violence and Personal Injury for Kansas on
Q: Im 19 and since i was kid i was abused I lost my job at 17 and am still house bounfd with mental illness.can i still sue
Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing
answered on Dec 19, 2017

Yes, though the mental illness will cloud the claim.

0 Answers | Asked in Family Law for Kansas on
Q: I am military and my 2 year old sons mother is military. We are stationed 19 hours apart driving distance.

Will the courts give me custody 3 straight months out of the year during the summer?

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