My ex won’t pay child support, what can I do?

On behalf of Stange Law Firm, PC posted in child support on Sunday, July 7, 2019. Both parents are obligated to invest in their child’s well-being. This includes a financial investment, which often involves the non-custodial parent making child support parents to help the parent with primary custody provide for the child. But what if your ex refuses to make payments as ordered by the court? The Administration for Children & Families answers your questions so you can take the right steps to address the issue. What is income withholding? Income withholding or wage garnishment is when a portion of a

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Processing your emotions with clarity during divorce

On behalf of Stange Law Firm, PC posted in divorce on Saturday, June 15, 2019. Once you have taken the first steps to divorce your spouse, your future may seem bleak as you navigate the complexities of putting a significant relationship behind you and moving forward independently. At Stange Law Firm PC, we are committed to helping people in Kansas to work through their divorce as efficiently as possible. Facing the uncertainty of your future and the range of emotions that accompany such significant change is going to require you to actively acknowledge and feel everything. Ignoring strong emotions or

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How can you relocate with your kids?

On behalf of Stange Law Firm, PC posted in child custody on Monday, June 10, 2019. You might view the finalizing of your divorce agreement as the end of your proceedings. In reality, however, changes in both yours and your ex-spouse’s individual circumstances could very require you to revisit your case once again. Say that you decide to move away from Wichita (either to take another job or to simply move on with your life far away from your ex-spouse). If you have or share custody of your children, you likely will want to take them with you. Yet how

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The importance of dads in a child’s well-being

On behalf of Stange Law Firm, PC posted in fathers’ rights on Sunday, May 19, 2019. If you are a father facing a divorce in Kansas with one or more children, you will no doubt want to find out how you can remain connected to your children during and after your divorce. Even if you and your to-be former spouse are able to cooperate positively to reach agreements on how you will divide up your marital assets, the topic of how to share time with your kids can be a difficult one. One thing you should remain convinced of is

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Why is genetic information important to your child?

On behalf of Stange Law Firm, PC posted in paternity on Thursday, May 9, 2019. Some Kansas fathers may be pondering whether legally establishing their paternity is a good idea. If you are in this position, you should know that having the state recognize your parentage gives your child access to information about your family’s genetic history. If your child can learn about your genetic background, your child will be better informed to make crucial life decisions. The National Center for Biotechnology Information website explains that genetic information reveals the kinds of diseases and health conditions that run in a person’s

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When might the Kansas courts change a child’s primary residence?

On behalf of Stange Law Firm, PC posted in child custody on Monday, April 29, 2019. If you are like most divorcees, your situation today looks drastically different than it did when you first got divorced one, two or ten years ago. This means that your former court agreements, such as your Kansas child custody agreement, may no longer apply to your circumstances, and you may wish to seek a modification. Before you petition to modify a custody order, however, you must first understand why the state decided custody the way it did in the first place and when it

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Steps to positive co-parenting

On behalf of Stange Law Firm, PC posted in child custody on Saturday, April 6, 2019. For divorcing parents in Kansas, the thought of working collaboratively with their former partner can seem all but impossible. However, this is exactly what is needed in order to raise children after a divorce. A high level of consciousness is required in making this happen and that can include reminding oneself of some guidelines along the way. Very Well Family recommends that parents find a way to both develop a schedule that maps out when kids will be with each parent but simultaneously leave the

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