Osawatomie, Kansas Family Lawyers

Paola, KS Family Law Attorney
(913) 294-2800 131 S Pearl St
Paola, KS 66071
Family, Criminal, DUI and Divorce
Paola, KS Family Law Lawyer
(913) 294-2200 13 S Pearl St
Paola, KS 66071
Family, Criminal, DUI and Divorce
Craig E. Cole
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Garnett, KS Family Law Lawyer with 33 years experience
(785) 448-3515 114 E 5th Ave
P.O. Box 371
Garnett, KS 66032-371
Free ConsultationFamily, DUI, Divorce and Insurance Claims
Washburn University School of Law
In the last 30 years the main areas of Law I practice are Personal Injury, Domestic Law (Divorce and Custody issues) and Criminal Law with significant Court Room Experience in all the above areas with over 20 Jury Trials in 5 different Counties covering the Eastern portion of the State of Kansas.
Jules Mark Doty
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Ottawa, KS Family Law Lawyer with 29 years experience
(785) 242-3775 427 S Main St
PO Box 490
Ottawa, KS 66067
Family, Divorce, Elder and Estate Planning
Oklahoma State University - Stillwater and Washburn University School of Law
Jessica F. Leffler
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Ottawa, KS Family Law Lawyer with 9 years experience
(785) 242-2933 109 W. 2nd St. Suite A
Ottawa, KS 66067
Free ConsultationFamily, Divorce and Probate
University of Kansas School of Law
Princeton, KS Family Law Attorney with 14 years experience
(609) 520-6022 136 Main Street
Princeton, KS 66078
Family and Health Care
Ottawa, KS Family Law Attorney
(785) 242-4886 336 S Main St
Ottawa, KS 66067
Family, Business, Criminal and Divorce
Ottawa, KS Family Law Lawyer
(785) 242-3959 312 S Main St
Ottawa, KS 66067
Family, Criminal, DUI and Divorce
Ottawa, KS Family Law Attorney
(785) 242-8500 111 E 2nd St
Ottawa, KS 66067
Family and Divorce
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Dealing with family law issues?

Family law generally concerns domestic relations and family-related matters such as marriage, civil unions, domestic partnerships, adoptions, paternity, guardianships, domestic abuse, surrogacy, child custody, child abduction, the dissolution of marriage and associated issues. Each state has its own set of family laws, and traveling across state borders can sometimes affect your rights and those of your family.

Contrary to popular belief, seeking the advice of a family law attorney does not necessarily mean that something is amiss in your family. A family law attorney can help negotiate prenuptial/premarital agreements for clients in anticipation of marriage or advise same-sex couples on relevant legal issues affecting their relationship. They also can help with adoption proceedings and other procedures involving children.

Family law attorneys often do represent clients seeking a divorce, annulment or legal separation, and the complicated issues that can arise as a result. Although domestic abuse is a criminal offense, some family law attorneys are skilled at handling these situations, as they are often entangled with other family law issues.

Some jurisdictions certify lawyers as family law specialists, which means these attorneys have met the certifying body's minimum requirements for education, experience, and examination.

No-Fault Proceeding: A civil case in which parties may resolve their dispute without a formal finding of error or fault.

Paternity Suit: A lawsuit to determine the father of a child whose parents were not married when the child was born.