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This Week in Missouri Family Law

Conduct During Marriage Influences Judgment Wife’s inability to support herself due to health problems and lack of skills supports award of maintenance. Evidence of Wife’s resources, from later hearing on attorney fees, is no basis for re… Read More

Selling Your Home When Divorcing

The following are some infomative and useful tips on the sale of a residence in divorce from divorcehq.com For many people going through a divorce their biggest asset is their home or in legal speak, the marital residence. Deciding what to do about t… Read More

Case Law Update:Debt to Spouse was not discharged in Bankruptcy

Separation Agreement gave Amway distributorship to Wife for monthly payments to Husband. That payment was considered support because nothing else provided maintenance, the payment was in installments, it was subject to modification based on Amway pro… Read More

Tax implications of divorce I - Deduct your attorney's fees?

Attorney’s fees for professional services by a divorce attorney can be deductible, but not in their entirety. Fees attributed to a dissolution of marriage are not deductible, which includes pleadings, court appearances, and non-tax related nego… Read More

Mark A. Wortman

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Kansas City family law attorney Mark A. Wortman handles only divorce and family law matters, and practices only in the State of Missouri. Due to this specialty, Mark Wortman has handled thousands of Missouri divorce and family cases and has practiced… Read More