Divorce and Maintenance

Divorce and Maintenance for Jacoby Law Firm a Criminal Defense and Family Law Trial Attorney in Kansas City Missouri

When you’re going through a divorce, the process is likely going to be stressful or even traumatic. Divorce will, of course, affect you and your family emotionally as well as financially. And with a more contentious divorce, regardless of whether it’s taking place in Kansas City or in its suburbs, the emotional toll and financial toll will be higher. The attornies at the Jacoby Law Firm understand that your divorce will affect all parts of your life—your children, your relationship with your children, your property, your sense of identity. A Kansas City Divorce Lawyer at the Jacoby Law Firm also knows, however, that skillful handling of your divorce case can lead to a better financial outcome and less emotional conflict.


Each Kansas City Family Law Attorney and Kansas City Divorce Lawyer on our team works hard to get you through your divorce as quickly and as amicably as possible, and with as little negative impact on your children as possible. In our offices located in downtown Independence covering the Kansas City Metro and our office in Bethany covering Northern Missouri we will work toward attaining a stable and appropriate Child Custody agreement for your family, as well as securing a fair spoousal support or Maintenance (formerly referred to as alimony) settlement. We can even assist you through the mediation process, if this is the route that you and your spouse should choose. Any Kansas City Divorce Lawyer on our team will work tirelessly as your advocate, and bring their broad Family Law experience to apply to your case, whether your divorce is a simple uncontested one or involves more complex litigation. We will zealously litigate and advocate your interests to the court.


Each Kansas City Family Lawyer at the Jacoby Law Firm has experience with the Family Courts throughout the Kansas City Metro and Northern Missouri area, in cases from Child Custody to an Order of Protection and more. We will make sure that we clearly present to you all of your options surrounding the issues connected to divorce such as:

  • Separation agreements
  • Litigation of prenuptial agreements and postnuptial agreements
  • Spousal Support (alimony), Maintenance, and Child Support
  • Child Visitation
  • Modification of existing orders of support, custody, or visitation
  • Paternity
  • Equitable distribution of assets
  • Order of Protection (Which if violated is Criminal and will create a need for a Kansas City Criminal Defense Lawyer)

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