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Wichita Family Law Attorneys Offer Guidance and Legal Counsel

Trust the lawyers with extensive experience in family law in Wichita, Kansas

Family law is a very delicate area of practice. It is extremely emotional and there are usually many people involved. It is important to manage these cases with care. Pate & Paugh, LLC is a distinguished law firm with many years of experience in family law. The attorneys understand the importance of tempering emotions so that logical decisions can be made. They try to resolve issues as quickly and efficiently as possible, especially when there are children involved. On the other hand, sometimes it unwise to settle, in which case careful preparation is done in anticipation of aggressive trial proceedings. Pate & Paugh, LLC is prepared to handle all sorts of family law matters, from a straightforward divorce to a highly contested multimillion dollar marital estate trial. The firm handles a wide array of family law matters, including:

dot Divorce Child support
dot Alimonydot Child in need of care
dot Child custodydot Criminal juvenile matters
dot Visitationdot Paternity

Child in need of care

The firm handles divorce, custody and support cases of every type, from the simple and uncontested to complex cases involving numerous issues. They also handle family law cases that involve children in need. In these cases a petition is filed by the state or a private individual alleging that a child is in need of care. Grounds for filing this type of petition usually include at least one of the following:

dot A child is without adequate parental care, control or subsistence for reasons other than a lack of financial means by the parents or guardian

dot A child lacks adequate care or control necessary for physical, mental and emotional health

dot A child has been physically, mentally, emotionally or sexually abused or neglected

Once filed, the court appoints a guardian ad litem to represent the best interests of the child. The process is scary for everyone but can be handled effectively with the help of a skilled Wichita family law attorney.

Experienced and well-respected family attorneys are just a phone call away

The attorneys of Pate & Paugh, LLC are available Monday – Friday from 8:00am – 5:00pm and after hours by appointment. To schedule an appointment for a free consultation, call 316-303-0100 in Wichita or visit the firm's contact us page.

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Pate & Paugh, LLC
833 N Waco Ave
Wichita, Kansas 67203
316-303-0100      1-866-303-0101