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The Mathews Group, LC

Sole Custody Lawyer

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866-258-0499

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

Allen S. Russell, Jr.

Sole Custody Lawyer | Serving Olathe, KS

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816-753-1500

Fighting to Insure Your Family's Financial Future
Handling Complex Divorce and Family Law Matters in Missouri and Kansas

Joseph A. DeWoskin, PC

Sole Custody Lawyer | Serving Olathe, KS

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Going through Family Law Matters? We Are Committed to Helping You Achieve your Goals.

Scherich Family Law

Sole Custody Lawyer | Serving Olathe, KS

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We Believe Family Law is Not About Winning or Losing, it's About Doing What's Right for You and Your Children.

Morrison Law, LLC

Sole Custody Lawyer | Serving Olathe, KS

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We offer sound advice and will assess your unique situation to ensure all of your Divorce questions are answered.

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Depending on your specific legal situation, it's possible that only one type of fee structure is available. For instance, criminal defense attorneys almost always bill by the hour. In a flat fee arrangement, an attorney accepts a one-time payment to help you resolve your issue. With a contingent fee agreement, the client pays little to nothing upfront and the attorney receives a percentage of the money recovered if you win your case.

Common legal terms explained

Pro se - This Latin term refers to representing yourself in court instead of hiring professional legal counsel. Pro se representation can occur in either criminal or civil cases.

Statute - Refers to a law created by a legislative body. For example, the laws enacted by Congress are statutes.

Subject matter jurisdiction - Requirement that a particular court have authority to hear the claim based on the specific type of issue brought to the court. For example, the U.S. Bankruptcy Court only has subject matter jurisdiction over bankruptcy filings, therefore it does not have the authority to render binding judgment over other types of cases, such as divorce.

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