Mr. Ronald W. Nelson Esq.

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Ronald W. Nelson PA, Attorneys at Law

11020 King Street
Suite 300
Overland Park


Civil trial and appellate practice focusing on complex domestic relations matters, including interstate and international jurisdiction, spousal maintenance, child custody, child support, and child recovery, and high net worth. Bachelor of Science, Kansas State University (1978); Juris Doctor, Washburn University Law School (honours, 1981). Admitted to Kansas Supreme Court (1981), the Kansas federal district court (1981), Western District of Missouri federal Courts (2004); Tenth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals (1986) and the United States Supreme Court (1992). Contributing author to the Practitioner's Guide to Kansas Family Law (Chapter 2, Divorce, Separate Maintenance & Annulment, Chapter 6, Child Custody, Parenting Time, and Third-Party Visitation, with supplements) and other national and local publications. Seminars presented to numerous local, state and national bar associations. ABA Family Law Section Governing Council (2000-06); President, Kansas Bar Association Family Law Section (2000, 2003, 2004); Kansas Judicial Council, Family Law Advisory Committee (2006-present). ABA Section Advisor, Drafting Committee on Implementation of Hague Convention on Jurisdiction and Protection of Children, Child Custody Jurisdiction (UCCJEA 2013 Revision)(2010-present)

Languages Spoken: English

Practice Areas: Appeals, Child Custody/Residence/Visitation/Contact, Child Support, Cohabitation, Collaborative Law, Custody/Residence/Visitation/Contact, Divorce, Domestic Abuse/Violence/Protection Orders, Emergency Procedures/Injunctions, Enforcement: Child Custody, Enforcement: Child Support, Enforcement: Property Division, Enforcement: Spousal Support, Finance: Pensions/Superannuation/Retirement and Employment Benefits, Finance: Property Issues, Hague Convention/Child Abduction, Mediation, Modification/Variation: Child Custody, Modification/Variation: Child Support, Modification/Variation: Spousal Support, Parentage/Paternity, Pre-nuptial/Post-nuptial Agreements, Relocation/Removal from Jurisdiction, Same Sex Partnerships, Spousal Support/Maintenance/Alimony

US Counties: All counties and judicial districts in Kansas, including all appellate courts

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