Divorce Hearing Do’s and Don’ts

Posted on February 21, 2020

Unfortunately, it can often feel like going through a divorce means getting thrown directly into the deep end of the pool. While there’s a fair bit of advice out there for how to conduct yourself when meeting with your ex or with your lawyer, few pay attention to the importance of your actions during the… Read more »

When to Discuss Domestic Abuse with a Lawyer

Posted on February 14, 2020

If you have been the victim of domestic abuse, then there are options available under the law to protect yourself and your family. Dealing with domestic abuse can be very difficult, so it is important that you work with a legal advocate who will seek out your best interest and effectively utilize legal tools that… Read more »

Non-Married Parents: What Issues Arise and How to Handle Them

Posted on February 07, 2020

When unmarried parents separate, they have a different set of challenges than parents who were married. When married parents divorce, custody and child support are included in the divorce decree. However there is no paperwork required when non-married parents separate. This can sometimes lead to difficulty between parents, especially for fathers. When a parent wishes… Read more »

Co-Parenting Do’s and Don’ts

Posted on October 18, 2019

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Collaborative co-parenting is vital to children’s success and well-being, but it can be a challenge for parents who are still navigating their relationship after a divorce. In order to make the transition into co-parenting easier, here are three do’s and don’ts to keep in mind from Sarah Carmody Law. Do’s Work with a Lawyer Overland… Read more »

What is a Post-Nup and How Can I Get One?

Posted on October 11, 2019

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Everyone has, no doubt, heard of prenuptial agreements. However, did you know you can enter into a similar arrangement after you are married?  Similar to a prenuptial agreement, where the parties prepare legal documents prior to marriage, a postnuptial agreement consists of legally binding agreements entered into after the marriage. If you are considering one,… Read more »

How is Child Support Modified?

Posted on October 04, 2019

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A child support order has to be followed as soon as it’s made official; however, there are a number of reasons why a  child support could need to be modified.If the paying parent has recently experienced a change in wages, if insurance or child care changes, or if the parents have reached a new parenting… Read more »

Relocating for a Job? What That Means for Your Child Custody Agreement.

Posted on September 27, 2019

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A job relocation may create difficulties with maintaining a child custody agreement. Relocation often creates a situation where the existing parenting plan is no longer feasible due to the distance between the parents. When a job requires relocation, it may be necessary to seek modification of a child custody order. The Overland Park Kansas child… Read more »

Put Your Children First During Divorce or Custody

Posted on September 20, 2019

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If two people decide to divorce and there is a child involved, it is critical to put them first in the decisions that are made, especially the ones that involve their living arrangements. When a couple separates, emotions can cloud their judgment and decisions can be made based on feeling instead of logic. If a… Read more »

Don’t Put Your Children in the Divorce Crossfire

Posted on September 13, 2019

The well-being of a child during a divorce should be prioritized and protected. Quite often, parents will use the child for leverage, whether intentional or not, which only creates an uneasy situation for all parties involved. Here at Sarah Carmody Law, we understand that divorce is difficult and that emotions can sometimes interrupt rational thinking…. Read more »

Questions to Ask Before Fighting Over the Kids

Posted on September 06, 2019


Perhaps the most natural thing to fight about during a divorce is custody. After all, it hurts to lose any time with your child and you certainly don’t want your relationship with your children to deteriorate. Instead of immediately fighting, though, the Overland Park KS family lawyers at Sarah Carmody Law recommend asking a few… Read more »

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