I have been practicing family law on a full time basis since 1998. I have... more
I have been practicing family law on a full time basis since 1998. I have represented clients in Johnson and Leavenworth Counties, Kansas; and Clay, Jackson and Platte Counties, Missouri [just to name a few]. I have won appellate cases, and have spoken at the Missouri Judicial College in regard to dividing retirement plans in a divorce. I have won one of the first cases in Missouri for ... view profile
Rian F. Ankerholz is a principal partner in the law firm of Ankerholz and Smith. Mr.... more
Rian F. Ankerholz is a principal partner in the law firm of Ankerholz and Smith. Mr. Ankerholz has practiced law since 1982 when he moved to Overland Park from his birthplace of Lyons, Kansas. A second generation lawyer, Mr. Ankerholz grew up with an understanding of how various legal situations affect people's lives. He received both his undergraduate degree and his law school degree from the ... view profile
A divorce lawyer helps you if you no longer want to be married. Whether you want a legal separation or the marriage ended, divorce lawyers assist you to arrange financial and family matters, typically in a negotiation with your spouse's lawyer. Alimony, child custody, child support, and a fair division of community assets (like who keeps the house or how your checking and savings accounts are divided) are matters that a divorce lawyer is trained to help determine.