Ronald W. Nelson, Esq.


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Ronald Nelson

Firm Name: Ronald W. Nelson PA, Attorneys at Law

Address: 7501 College Boulevard
Suite 105
Overland Park
Kansas 66210

Telephone: + 1 (913) 312-2500

Fax: + 1 (913) 312-2501


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Profile: Civil trial and appellate practice in complex domestic relations law, including interstate and international jurisdiction, spousal maintenance, child custody, child support, and child recovery. 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, 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