Reasons men may not report domestic violence

On behalf of Stange Law Firm, PC posted in divorce on Friday, October 11, 2019. At Stange Law Firm, we believe that regardless of whether you are male or female, you have the right to feel safe, particularly at home. However, domestic violence against men happens in the United States, including Kansas, every day. The Crime Report cites data from the Centers for Disease Control indicating that the portion of men in the United States who experience stalking and/or violence of a physical or sexual nature at the hands of an intimate partner (including but not limited to spouses) at some point in their

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Paying for the kids’ extracurricular activities

On behalf of Stange Law Firm, PC posted in child support on Monday, September 30, 2019. There is a certain sense of finality that comes with divorce, yet despite this feeling, you and all of the others involved in your proceedings will eventually regain the perspective that life does indeed go on. Not only does it continue for you and your now ex-spouse, but it also does for your kids. That means years and years of more soccer games, dance recitals, band camps and beauty pageants. As you know, all of these activities cost money, and this prompts many to

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How can you relinquish your parental rights?

On behalf of Stange Law Firm, PC posted in paternity on Monday, September 16, 2019. When considering the issue of paternity, most in Wichita might think your actions in such a regard would be limited to either trying to establish your paternity or dispute such a claim being made against you. Yet there could also be scenarios where your paternity is not so much in question, but rather if you want to maintain your parental rights. Some might bristle at the thought of you willingly choosing to terminate your parental rights (assuming that your only reason for wanting to do so

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Is shared custody for everyone?

On behalf of Stange Law Firm, PC posted in child custody on Friday, August 30, 2019. As a Kansas parent who is getting a divorce, do you already know how you will be handling matters of child custody? You may have heard that shared custody is largely considered to be the better option, but are there any downsides? And what do you do if it simply isn’t the right choice for your family? FindLaw examines some of the different custody options you have, including shared custody. Shared custody is largely lauded as being beneficial to the children of divorce. This is because

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Where will you get health insurance after your divorce?

On behalf of Stange Law Firm, PC posted in divorce on Monday, August 19, 2019. As you look forward to project what your life will be like once your divorce in Wichita becomes finalized, you may begin to see that a number of things become uncertain. This is especially true if your soon-to-be ex-spouse was the primary income earner in your home. If you have not already, you may soon realize that they provided much more than financial support. The benefits that you enjoyed through their employment are also something that you will need to plan to be without. Health

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Understanding child support enforcement

On behalf of Stange Law Firm, PC posted in child support on Sunday, August 4, 2019. You may hear stories about people in Wichita going to prison for having missed child support payments. If and when such an obligation is imposed on you, your love and concern for you children likely prompts you to commit to never falling behind on any payments. Yet you cannot predict the future, and events may transpire that put your ability to pay into jeopardy. Many child support obligors have come to us here at the Stange Law Firm over the years concerned about their

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Fighting for your full 401k

On behalf of Stange Law Firm, PC posted in divorce on Monday, July 22, 2019. Property division proceedings can often be the most confusing aspect of your divorce case in Wichita, particularly when it comes to the handling of complex assets such as retirement accounts. Many clients have come to us here at the Stange Law Firm PC questioning why their individual 401k account is even considered a marital asset. If you share the same question, it is important to understand that your entire 401k may not be subject to property division; rather, only those funds contributed to it during

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