Is establishing paternity important for your child?

On behalf of Stange Law Firm, PC posted in paternity on Friday, September 21, 2018. If you have had a child with someone who you do not anticipate maintaining a relationship with, you may wonder whether or not it is important that you have an official document that declares paternity. However, being proactive about determining in writing, who your child’s biological parents are can actually prove to be quite beneficial to his or her future. If you are trying to determine whether or not paternity is important for your child in Kansas, you may be interested in the potential benefits

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Notoriety utilized by officials for child support enforcement

On behalf of Stange Law Firm, PC posted in child support on Friday, September 14, 2018. If asked to come up with an image of a deadbeat dad, most in Wichita may likely envision a man with no job, few prospects and little money. This likely comes from the assumption that those who can afford to make child support payments would, if (for nothing else) than to the avoid the potential legal trouble that can come from missing it. Yet the concept of the “deadbeat dad” may be more of a reflection of an attitude than it is one’s financial

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How can I afford a divorce?

On behalf of Stange Law Firm, PC posted in divorce on Friday, August 31, 2018. Sometimes, couples put off divorce when they think they can’t afford it. If the union is a contentious one, that may not always be the best course. Downloading divorce papers from an online site may not be a good choice either, however. Somewhere in the middle is an answer for couples who want a divorce but are worried about the cost. Money is an issue in any divorce, but being hands-on and getting organized financially can help you save a great deal, according to U.S. News

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How can you establish paternity?

On behalf of Stange Law Firm, PC posted in paternity on Friday, August 17, 2018. Popular media and other forums have seemingly made the process of establishing paternity a bad thing. This may be because such revelations are often given in the context of informing a reluctant individual that he is indeed the father of a child. Yet there may be just as many (if not more) advantages to you legally determining that a child is yours. Beyond the emotional bond that it establishes between you and your kid, confirming paternity may allow you visitation and custody rights, and makes

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The problem with being a “Disneyland Dad”

On behalf of Stange Law Firm, PC posted in child custody on Tuesday, July 31, 2018. The common school of thought is that the cards are stacked against men when it comes to being awarded custody of their children during divorce proceedings. While this has often proven to be true historically, recent data suggests that this trend may be reversing. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the percentage of fathers who had custody of their kids rose from 16 percent in 1994 to 19.6 percent in 2016. Yet even with this increase, it seems that mothers might still be favored

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How dads can prepare for the custody battle

On behalf of Stange Law Firm, PC posted in fathers’ rights on Monday, July 23, 2018. If you’re a dad facing divorce in Wichita, you’re most likely concerned about the impending custody battle. In this case, being prepared is of the utmost importance. You want to establish to the court that you’re capable of providing care to your child, which requires taking the right steps. Fatherly.com offers the following guidance in this case, which will allow you to make the best impression during your custody hearing. Be Proactive Showing that you’re involved in your child’s life will make a huge

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Establishing paternity in Kansas

On behalf of Stange Law Firm, PC posted in paternity on Friday, July 6, 2018. Quite a bit of misinformation exists about establishing paternity in Wichita. Many seem to believe that it can only be done through genetic testing, through which results are shockingly revealed by someone exclaiming “You are the father!” In reality, paternity is a concept that is more presumed than it is proven. Many clients have come to us here at the Stange Law Firm questioning the exact processes for establishing paternity is Kansas (both in cases wanting to disprove they fathered a child and those where

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