If you are going through a divorce, the last thing you need is an overly aggressive lawyer who will make the situation more contentious than it needs to be. Most issues that arise in divorce are driven by facts and statutory guidelines — not by emotions.
Whether you are divorcing, separating or ending a relationship in which you were never married, resolving custody issues is of crucial importance to the future security of your children. No one would want to do anything to harm their children. Yet many parents do by using their children as pawns in the breakup of a relationship.
For the vast majority of people who go through divorce in Kansas, child support is determined by a formula known as the Kansas Child Support Guidelines. Based on the total income of you and your spouse and your number of children, the formula will give an overall figure for child support.