Most people equate divorce with a massive waste of money and time. But if you and your spouse are willing to lay aside your emotions and work out some compromises, you might be able to get an uncontested divorce. Uncontested divorces spare you from having to duke it out in court. This article will explain
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.
Oftentimes, when a marriage or relationship is over, hostility lingers. Unfortunately, animosity between parents can take the form of arguments over the children. A very common area of contention is child support, as typically one parent is court-ordered to pay the other parent (the receiving parent)
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
Most people who decide to end their marriages get a divorce. For some couples, however, annulment may also be an option. Unlike a divorce, which dissolves a valid marriage, an annulment declares that the marriage was not valid or proper in the first place. This article explains when civil annulment is an option in Kansas.