Kansas City Lawyer
Law Offices of
Mark A. Wortman
9229 Ward Parkway
Suite 255
Kansas City
Missouri 64114
Tel (816) 523-6100
Fax (816) 523-6106
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Kansas City Attorney

Divorce, Family Law & Bankruptcy Lawyer

Welcome to the law office of Mark A. Wortman. I am a Kansas City divorce, family, and bankruptcy attorney with over 15 years of experience. Since I focus on divorce, family law, and bankruptcy and have put all of my experience in these areas, this provides me with much more knowledge and expertise in these areas than a general practice firm.


"I really can't thank you enough.  When I was searching for counsel to manage my financial affairs, I really expected to find someone that was willing to walk the paperwork through the court system.  What I got was extremely valuable and expert legal advice that saved me thousands, and the equivalent in headaches dealing with the realities of my situation.  Your really raised the "bar" on what length a great attorney will go to, providing legal expertise to the client.  Thank you!" -Bob C.

"I am writing to provide a very high recommendation of Mark Wortman. I live outside the state of MO and I conducted a review of 3 Attorney's and Mark was one of them. The reason I selected him over the other two was due to genuine interest in me and my situation, his honesty concerning points of my discussion and him providing a realistic plan. He never tried to overstate any situation and based everything on the laws and his experience. Once I hired Mark he began immediately and provided me a list of items that he needed, he also tried to keep the process in gear so he pushed me several times to get all the information he requested to him, in some circumstances I did not have all the information and he worked for alternatives. He always moved quickly and I never had to call and ask him to move faster, although I did call for updates and he always returned my call within 24 hours, but normally same day (depending on his court schedule). I do have to say, Mark is a very calming person, and while it was very easy to get wrapped up in everything, he always was able to keep me level headed and explained why a certain circumstance was the better approach, he always let me make the decision, however, he was always right on. During my several journeys to court, over the phone and in KC, Mark ensured he had his response in on time and that I was prepared for the procedure and the potential questions and always said "tell the truth". Mark is very professional, but very confident. He knows Divorce Law and will lead you down the path, if you unfortunately have to go through it. I would recommend Mark in a second to my friends or others that had to go through this process; you want someone that will be Honest and Realistic with your situation." -Erik

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I have personally written all of this information based on my knowledge and experience in the law. I am also the author of the Missouri Divorce and Family Law Blog, which I welcome you to visit. I hope you find these resources helpful, and if the time comes to hire a Kansas City divorce or bankruptcy attorney, I know the law, the courts, probably the opposing counsel, and I know I can help you.

My law firm pledges excellence in legal representation, and exceptional client service. As a client of mine, you can expect the following:

  • Straight talk from your Kansas City attorney.
  • Professional divorce lawyer, ethical representation.
  • Honest, competitive, fixed fee structure. You will know exactly how much the case will cost from the beginning. No open ended fee arrangements.
  • As a client of mine, you will get my mobile phone number, and you can text, call, or email me anytime during business hours without being charged more for it.
  • I am a solo practitioner divorce lawyer and do not hide behind a wall of paralegals.
  • Your case will be expedited as quickly as possible. We are dealing with the Courts, so cases take time, but it is not in our interest as your attorney to let your case stall.
  • You will be fully informed at each stage of the case, and I will explain all of your rights and address all of your concerns.

Kansas City Divorce & Family Law

Mark A. Wortman is a Kansas City divorce lawyer and family law attorney practicing in Kansas City, Missouri, including Jackson county Kansas City, Jackson County Independence, Cass County-Harrisonville, Clay County-Liberty, Platte County-Platte City and the surrounding areas. In addition to divorce, our firm offers services for child support cases, child custody disputes, paternity actions, uncontested divorce, modifications, name changes, and other family law matters. See Questions About Divorce

It is the goal of our firm to obtain the best possible result in the most cost effective way possible. In the areas of contested family law and divorce litigation, we believe that open communication, effective negotiation and creative settlement, are superior to trial by the court, and we work hard to bring the most successful result possible. Sometimes however, aggressive litigation is necessary, and our firm has divorce and family law courtroom experience in every court in the Kansas City Missouri area.

For more information on Missouri law and our law practice, please visit the following practice area pages: Divorce, Divorce-Uncontested, Family & Domestic, Child Custody, Child Support, and Paternity.

For more information, call 816-523-6100 to speak to an experienced Kansas City Divorce lawyer today about your family law case.  

Kansas City Bankruptcy Law

Mark A. Wortman is a Kansas City bankruptcy lawyer practicing in the United States Bankruptcy Courts for the Western District of Missouri and the District of Kansas. Our law firm represents both debtors and creditors in bankruptcy proceedings in both Missouri and Kansas, including but not limited to the following counties in Missouri: Jackson, Cass, Clay, Platte, Buchanan, Lafayette and Ray; and in all counties in Kansas, including: Johnson, Miami, Douglas, Wyandotte, and Leavenworth. Our debtor bankruptcy services include the following: Chapter 7 consumer bankruptcy, Chapter 7 business bankruptcy, Chapter 13 consumer bankruptcy, contested bankruptcies, bankruptcy redemptions, lien avoidance, stay relief defense, and debt dischargeability actions. To research more information on the bankruptcy law and process, please visit any of the following areas of law: Bankruptcy-Chapter 7, Chapter 7 Means Test, and Bankruptcy-Chapter 13

Our creditor bankruptcy services include defense of preference actions, motions for relief from stay, defense of lien avoidance actions, adversary proceedings to determine the dischargeability of debts, proofs of claim, and actions for the benefit of both secured and unsecured creditors.

For more information, or to speak with a Kansas City bankruptcy attorney, call us anytime at 816-523-6100 and ask about our free initial bankruptcy consultation. For more information on bankruptcy information, you can also review the Kansas City Bankruptcy Lawyer website.

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