Couples who are willing to set aside their differences and work together, might be able to get an “uncontested divorce,” which is often faster and cheaper than a traditional divorce.
Continue reading to learn more about uncontested divorces in Kansas.
Overview of an Annulment An annulment is different from a divorce: a divorce ends an existing marriage while an annulment means no valid marriage ever existed. Some spouses prefer an annulment over a divorce for social reasons - to avoid the stigma of being divorced.
Prenuptial agreements are showing up more and more across the country, both in marriages and in courts during divorce proceedings. Traditionally, these contracts were used by wealthy people looking to protect their assets or the inheritance rights of their children from a prior relationship. Today, many
Laws governing division of marital property in divorce are different in every state. Kansas law requires that a division be equitable, meaning that it's fair--but that doesn't necessarily mean it has to be equal.
The Kansas Bureau of Investigation has found that over 20,000 acts of domestic violence are reported to the police in the state each year, which means thousands of children witness domestic violence between their parents, with harmful results. Each state has laws that allow courts to consider domestic