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Bankruptcy in Kansas
It's a fact of modern economic life: Tough financial times make it more likely that people will fall behind with their bills and need help paying their debts. That's why federal law gives debtors the option of filing for bankruptcy. Chapters 7 and 13 are the most common types of bankruptcy filings used ... READ MORE

Kansas Business Legal Forms
Business Services Bankruptcy Evaluation Small Claims Service Contracts Affidavit Amendment of Agreement Bill of Sale - Automobile Bill of Sale - Quitclaim Bill of Sale with Warranty Consignment Agreement Debt Settlement Agreement Equipment Lease Agreement General Business Agreement General Contractor ... READ MORE

Personal Injury Law in Kansas
Whether an individual becomes incapacitated after an automobile accident, injured due to malpractice or harmed because a business establishment was careless, the incident could trigger personal injury litigation wherein other parties are required to compensate the victim. Kansas law governing such lawsuits ... READ MORE

KS After Small Claims Court
Generally, the judge's decision is announced at the end of a small claims trial. However, sometimes the judge wants to take additional time to review the evidence or research case law before entering a final judgment. When this occurs, the parties receive a copy of the final judgment in the mail. A party ... READ MORE

KS Alternatives to Small Claims Court
Parties to a small claims lawsuit may settle anytime before the judgment. If the defendant admits to owing the plaintiff money or property, the case can be settled. If the defendant needs time to pay and the plaintiff agrees to the terms, the court may enter a stipulation. The stipulation states the ... READ MORE

KS Small Claims Trials
In Kansas, parties to a small claims lawsuit may try to settle their claim through stipulation or mediation. You'll need to go to trial only if an agreement doesn't occur between you and the other party. A trial date is scheduled by the court if the dispute can't be settled. The parties must appear at ... READ MORE

KS What Is Small Claims Court?
In Kansas, a small claims lawsuit is filed in the small claims division of the district court. It provides a quick, informal and inexpensive way of resolving many types of disputes. Small claims cases are filed with the clerk of the district court in the appropriate county. The person or business that ... READ MORE

KS Collecting the Judgment
Obtaining a judgment against a party isn't the same thing as collecting that judgment. Post-judgment legal procedures are often required prior to any collection. You may find that you'll need an attorney's help as you navigate post-judgment procedures. Even if you win your lawsuit, don't expect to receive ... READ MORE

KS Filing a Small Claims Suit
When you're ready to file your small claims case, bring all the information and papers concerning your claim with you to the appropriate county. The first step in filing a small claims lawsuit is obtaining and filling out a small claims petition. You can't file more than 20 small claims lawsuits during ... READ MORE

KS Witnesses at a Small Claims Trial
Witnesses are people who come to court to tell what they've seen or heard. These people should either be witnesses who saw what happened or experts on the subject matter of the claim involved. Before you bring any witnesses to your trial, discuss the case with potential witnesses who have personal knowledge ... READ MORE

 

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