Top Kansas City Family Lawyers Near You

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Stange Law Firm, PC

Family Lawyer | Serving Kansas City, MO

Se Habla Español

866-637-3350

Experienced and Dedicated Lawyers Helping Individuals and Families with Divorce, Custody, Paternity, Family Law, Modification.

We help people facing difficult legal situations involving the family. Strong emotions and worries about the future can make it hard to handle conflict especially when it becomes frequent and resolution seems impossible. You need a legal representative that will help you clearly evaluate your situation and make good legal decisions. The focus and experience of the legal …

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King Law Firm

Family Lawyer | Kansas City, MO

Free Consultation

816-281-7247

Bryant King Is Your Experienced Local Northland Attorney Who Will Fight To Get You The Best Results For Your Family Law Case.

We understand and are here to help provide professional legal services. King Law Firm works with you to understand your rights and the different avenues available to solve your legal issues. Many times the original charge can be amended and occasionally the case can be dismissed. Understanding the law is only part of the equation. Experience, knowledge and preparation help …

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Cross Law Firm, LLC

Family Lawyer | Serving Kansas City, MO

Free Consultation

816-287-2214

Dedicated and Nationally Recognized, Lee Cross understands Family Law and how to best serve his clients. Call him now.

Family matters are some of the most difficult and stressful legal matters for you or anyone to face.  The outcome of a family law case can dramatically affect your relationships, lifestyle, and financial situation for years to come. As an experienced and dedicated Kansas City Family Lawyer, I understand the impact that legal problems can have on you and your entire …

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Law Offices of Rebecca Martin

Family Lawyer | Kansas City, MO

Free Consultation

816-281-5185

Getting Help Navigating the Minefield of Divorce with an Experienced Kansas City Divorce Attorney is Always a Smart Move.

If you are going through a divorce, it may be one of the most trying experiences of your life. At the Kansas City, Missouri, Law Offices of Rebecca Martin, we offer dedicated legal guidance to people living throughout Clay, Jackson and Platte counties. Our attorney and staff will stand by your side and guide you through the legal process, so you do not have to deal with …

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The Schechter Law Firm, P.C.

Family Lawyer | Serving Kansas City, MO

314-727-7289

Over 100 Years Combined of Experience in Divorce and Family Law Matters Throughout the St Louis Metropolitan Area, Including St Louis County, St Charles County, and St Louis City.

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The Mathews Group, LC

Family Lawyer

Free Consultation

Our Firm Is Devoted To Resolving Family Law Problems. We Are 100% Dedicated To Obtaining The Best Result For You.

Our firm is devoted to resolving family law problems for men and women in eastern Kansas and western Missouri. Our focus is always on the goal of solving family law problems as efficiently as possible to keep the emotional and financial costs under control for our clients. Many family law issues involve children. We believe that if attorneys feed the already high-level of …

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Kansas City Family Law Information

Are You Dealing with a Family Law Issue?

Family law matters can be overwhelming and incredibly sensitive. The longer the problem remains unresolved, the greater the toll it can have on the welfare and well-being of you and your family. An experienced Kansas City family law attorney will help protect your rights.

Family Law Issues

There are many legal issues that face families, such as child custody, child support, divorce, domestic violence, legal separation, annulment, paternity or spousal support. Of course, as diverse as families are, there are more Family Law issues that land under this broad category of law.

Remember dealing with a Family Law issue will not only have an impact in your life emotionally, but also legally and financially. It is very important to take the time to discover long-term solutions for your family's needs and future.

Top Questions to Ask When Hiring an Attorney

  • How many years have you been practicing law? How long have you practiced law in the local area?
  • How many cases similar to mine have you handled in the past?
  • What is the likely outcome for my case?

In legal practice, experience matters. An experienced attorney will likely have handled issues similar to yours many, many times. Therefore, after listening to your situation, the attorney should have a reasonable idea of the time line for a case like yours and the likely resolution.

Tips on Approaching an Initial Attorney Consultation

  • Use the consultation as a means of gaining a better understanding of your legal situation.
  • Ask the attorney how many cases similar to yours he/she has handled. An attorney's experience and knowledge can speak to their expertise (or lack of) in addressing your situation.
  • Your attorney should be able to articulate roughly how long a case like yours will take to resolve and what sort of procedures to expect.
  • Determine how comfortable you are working with the lawyer and/or law firm.

How to Find the Right Attorney

  • Determine the area of law that relates to your issue. Attorneys specialize in specific practice areas around legal issues within the broad field of law.
  • Seek out recommendations from friends, family, and colleagues. A successful attorney or practice will typically have many satisfied clients.
  • Set up consultation appointments to get a better understanding of your case as well as gauge your comfort level with different attorneys. Find the attorney who is the right fit for your needs.

Common legal terms explained

Plaintiff - a person or party who brings a lawsuit against another person(s) or party/parties in a court of law. Private persons or parties can only file suit in civil court.

Judgment - A decision of the court. Also known as a decree or order. Judgments handed down by the court are usually binding on the parties before the court.

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Court Locations in Kansas City, MO

Kansas City Municipal Court

1101 Locust Street, Kansas City, MO 64106
Phone: (816) 513-2700 

Missouri Courts - Family Justice Center

625 E. 26th Street, Kansas City, MO 64108
Phone: (816) 474-3606

Missouri Court of Appeals, Western District

1300 Oak Street, Kansas City, MO 64016
Phone: (816) 889-3600