The firm of Kreamer Kincaid Taylor Lipsman Arney & Wait, L.C serves clients in Johnson County, Kansas; Jackson County, Missouri; and the surrounding area. We concentrate in family law, personal injury, civil and commercial litigation, appellate practice, mediation, real estate, and business law. Here are some answers to commonly asked questions that you may find helpful.
What is probate?
Probate is the legal process of administering an estate after someone dies. Most of the estate assets must go through probate before distribution to beneficiaries. Probate includes the following:
How is a settlement amount determined in my personal injury case?
Our experienced personal injury attorneys review all the facts and circumstances of your case to determine an approximate settlement value. Some factors that are taken into consideration include:
What factors does the court consider when dividing marital property?
Kansas and Missouri courts usually consider the following criteria and more when dividing marital property:
How much child support will I have to pay?
The law requires parents to support their children, even when the parents were never married. The state of Kansas has developed guidelines to assist lawyers, judges and the public to determine the minimum amount of child support depending on the income and size of the family. These guidelines may be difficult for a lay person to understand. Our attorneys help clients to work through the guidelines to estimate how much child support will be expected.
Is child support tax-deductible?
The parent paying child support does not receive a tax deduction and the spouse receiving it does not have to report it as taxable income.
What should I bring to my first meeting?
Depending on the issue involved, it is helpful to bring the following documents to assist your attorney in evaluating your case:
Family law and divorce mediation
Civil and commercial litigation
Estate Planning Documents
Accomplished and practical attorneys
Contact Kreamer Kincaid Taylor Lipsman Arney & Wait, L.C. for practical and cost-effective solutions to many legal issues.
Call us at 913-782-2350 or contact us online.