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Thinking About Divorce? a Financial Primer

'the pivotal unanswered question in the mind of an unhappy spouse is whether he or she would survive the financial impact of divorce.' The decision to end a marriage is complex and difficult, at best. However, far too often, the pivotal unanswered question in the mind...

Separating Business from Divorce

For couples that have managed to successfully run a business together, it can be difficult to realize that they cannot hold a marriage together. When it comes to running a business with your soon-to-be ex spouse, there are some things you’ll need to consider. Just...

10 Strategies for Helping Kids Cope with Divorce

Divorce is an emotionally draining and difficult experience for everyone involved. This can be especially true for children, who may not be able to understand what is happening. When you are going through a divorce, it is vital that you keep your children a priority...

Parenting Through Divorce

Unfortunately not all marriages last, and sometimes children have to suffer through their parents’ breakup. This can be hard on children of all ages, and often parents – who are having a difficult time dealing with their own emotions – are at a loss as to how to...

How to find the right Kansas City divorce attorney

When you need a Kansas City divorce attorney, your first instinct may be to simply ask your family, friends and colleagues if they know a good lawyer. While word of mouth isn't the worst strategy, this approach skips the most important factor in finding the best...

Helpful Tips When Dividing Assets in a Divorce

Whether you have been married for two years or 20 years or longer, your assets are likely co-mingled with your spouse. During a divorce, you must find a way to agreeably divide the assets in a manner that is legal according to the laws of your state and that is...

The Most Common Expenses in a Divorce

The most common expenses in a divorce. While everyone understands that there are costs involved in getting a divorce, few realize what actually makes up these costs. Below are some of the most common expenses that are incurred by both parties in divorce proceedings....

8 STEPS TO FILING FOR A DIVORCE

Nuts and bolts outline to file for divorce in Kansas City

There will be some variation between counties and states

1) Hire a Kansas City divorce attorney – View Anthony Moreno’s Bio to see if he is the right attorney for you Top 40 under 40 Family Lawyers in USA

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2) Since you are filing first, you are the “Petitioner” and therefore your family lawyer must draft and file the “Petition for Dissolution/Divorce”. In the Petition, you are making sworn statements to the Court about where you both live, whether or not you have children in common, when and where you were married, if the Court needs to divide property, etc. If you have questions and need help immediately contact Kansas City divorce attorney Anthony Moreno here.