Kansas Supreme Court and Court of Appeals opinions are normally released on Friday mornings at approximately 9:30 a.m. Published Appellate Opinions are posted to the Kansas Appellate Courts’ website within one hour. Unpublished Appellate Opinions are not posted on the Kansas Appellate Courts’ website, but are available on this site between one hour to one day after release. This page includes only Kansas Family Law Appellate Decisions. The decisions on this page include both published and unpublished opinions.

2012 Kansas Family Law Appeals Decisions

Supreme Court

October 26, 2012

103758 – In re Marriage of Brown (Published) [child support, temporary orders, procedure]

October 5, 2012

101834 – In re Marriage of Hall (Published) [child support, insurance]

May 4, 2012

104424 – In re T.S.W. (Published) [adoption, termination, appeals, ICWA]

March 16, 2012

105623 – In re K.E. (Published) [procedure, termination, due process]

Other Supreme Court Decisions: release dates…

Court of Appeals

December 14, 2012

107623 – In the Matter of the Marriage of Martin and Martin – Per Curiam – Affirmed – Johnson. [due process, child support, change of circumstances, property division]
107773 – In the Matter of the Marriage of O’Neal and O’Neal – Per Curiam – Affirmed – Reno. [property division, spousal support denial]

December 7, 2012

106092 – In re Marriage of Traster (Published) [pre-marital agreements, #UPAA, post-marital agreements, attorneys fees] (Review Granted Oct 1, 2013)

November 21, 2012

107641 – In the Matter of the Marriage of Naumann and Naumann – Per Curiam – Affirmed – Jefferson. [property division, burden of proof, inheritance]

November 16, 2012

107425 – Kreger v. Kreger – Per Curiam – Affirmed – Johnson. [PFA, venue]
107579 – In the Matter of Denlinger v. Good – Per Curiam – Affirmed – Johnson. [child custody, parenting time, name change]

November 9, 2012

107456 – In re Adoption of I.M. (Published) [adoption, stepparents]

October 19, 2012

106760 – In the Matter of the Marriage of Lee and Lee – Per Curiam – Affirmed – Geary. [settlement agreements, spousal support] (Review denied August 29, 2013)
107839 – In the Interest of J.W. – Per Curiam – Appeal dismissed – Crawford. [CINC, appeal jurisdiction, procedure]

October 5, 2012

106139 – Lazarus v. Lazarus – Per Curiam – Affirmed – Johnson. [property division, settlement, enforcement]

September 28, 2012

105335 – In re Marriage of Jordan and Jordan – Per Curiam – Affirmed in part, reversed in part, and remanded with directions – Butler. [spousal support]

September 14, 2012

106900 – In the Matter of the Marriage of Alshehri and Alshehri – Per Curiam – Affirmed – Wyandotte. [child custody]

September 7, 2012

107197 – Fraley v. Fraley – Per Curiam – Affirmed – Sedgwick. [fraud procuring divorce, res judicata, statute of limitations]

August 17, 2012

107181 – In the Matter of the Marriage of Nichols and Nichols – Per Curiam – Affirmed – Wyandotte. (Petition for Review denied July 19, 2013) [procedure, appeal]

August 10, 2012

106910 – In the Matter of the Marriage of Van Der Stelt and Van Der Stelt – Per Curiam – Affirmed – Johnson. [spousal support, procedure]

August 3, 2012

106172 – In re Marriage of Gentry and Gentry – Per Curiam – Reversed and remanded with directions – Reno. [child custody, judicial notice, burden of proof]

July 27, 2012

106434/106613 – State of Kansas, ex rel, SRS, et al. v. Mosher, et al. – Per Curiam – Affirmed – Shawnee. [collateral estoppel, CINC, child custody, burden of proof, due process]
106958 – In the Matter of the Marriage of Heifner v. Heifner – Per Curiam – Affirmed – Ellis. [child custody, change of circumstances, burden of proof]

July 13, 2012

107383 – In the Matter of the Adoption of H.C.H. – Per Curiam – Affirmed – Saline. [Termination, Adoption, UCCJEA]

July 5, 2012

105922 – In re Marriage of Merrill (Published) [Case Management, Procedure]

June 29, 2012

105922 – In re Marriage of Taber (Published) [child support, SSDI]
106292 – In re Marriage of Hutchison (Published) [Case Management, Procedure]

106202 – In the Matter of Palos v. Hernandez – Per Curiam – Affirmed – Wyandotte. [PFA, Proof, Jurisdiction]

June 15, 2012

104925 – In re Marriage of Williams and Williams – Per Curiam – Affirmed in part and reversed in part – Coffey. [child support, SSDI, credits]

June 8, 2012

105862 – In re Marriage of Asher v. Asher – Per Curiam – Affirmed – Barton. [maintenance, property division]

June 1, 2012

105786 – In the Matter of the Conservatorship of Bogner – Leben, J. – Reversed and remanded with directions – Harvey.
106336 – In the Matter of the Paternity of A.L. and Florez – Per Curiam – Affirmed in part, reversed in part, and remanded with directions – Sedgwick. [child support]

May 25, 2012

106751 – In re Marriage of Wilson and Wilson – Per Curiam – Affirmed – Sedgwick. [child custody, parenting]

May 18, 2012

104916 – Dunn v. Dunn. (Published)(Family Law Related) (corrected May 21, 2012)(Review denied March 27, 2013)

105892 – Anjard v. Anjard-Hillard, et al. – Per Curiam – Affirmed – Johnson. [preclusion, attorneys fees] (Review denied March 27, 2013)

May 4, 2012

105470 – State ex rel, SRS and Bradish v. Ketzel (Published)[UIFSA, jurisdiction, child support]

105365 – In re Marriage of Smith and Smith – Per Curiam – Affirmed in part and dismissed in part – Johnson. (corrected June 28, 2012)[procedure, sanctions]
105421 – In re Marriage of Arvidson and Arvidson – Per Curiam – Affirmed – Bourbon. [procedure, venue, enforcement, contempt, case manager] (Review denied March 26, 2013)
105869 – U.S. Bank National Association v. The Estate of Dowty, et al. – Per Curiam – Affirmed – Johnson. [common law marriage]
106037 – In re Marriage of Johnston and Johnston – Leben, J. – Affirmed – Linn. [attorney fees]

April 20, 2012

105861 – In re Marriage of Henry and Moore – Leben, J. – Affirmed – Sedgwick. [child custody, standard of review]

April 12, 2012

105460 – Jordan v. Jordan (Published) [PFA, extensions, mootness, statutory interpretation]

104,164 – In re of the Marriage of House and House – Per Curiam – Affirmed – Johnson.
106,143 – In re Marriage of Taylor and Taylor – Shepherd, J. – Affirmed in part and remanded with directions – Riley.

March 30, 2012

106325 – In re Adoption of C.A.T. (Published)

106293 In re Marriage of Helbert and Helbert – Leben, J. – Affirmed – Riley.

March 16, 2012

105152 – In re Marriage of Hohmann (Published)

106055In re Marriage of Purdie and Purdie – Per Curiam – Affirmed – Shawnee

March 9, 2012

104691 – In re Marriage of Fallis and Fallis – Per Curiam – Affirmed – Reno

February 24, 2012

105505 – In re J.T.R. (Published)

105357 – In re Guardianship of H.C. and L.B., et al. – Leben, J. – Reversed and remanded with directions – Clark.

February 17, 2012

105889 – In re Guardianship of Benham (Published)
Review denied February 19, 2013

January 27, 2012

105710 – In re Marriage of Henderson and Layden, f/k/a Henderson – Per Curiam – Affirmed in part, reversed in part, and remanded with directions – Johnson.
106006 – State v. Meza – Per Curiam – Affirmed – Finney.
106124 – In re Marriage of Seymour and Seymour – Per Curiam – Affirmed – Shawnee.

January 20, 2012

105799 – In the Matter of the Marriage of Sasko and Sasko – Per Curiam – Affirmed – Shawnee.

January 13, 2012

104345 – In re Marriage of Farris-Burton and Burton – Per Curiam – Affirmed – Rooks. Review denied February 19, 2013.
105217 – In re Marriage of Collins and Collins – Per Curiam – Affirmed in part, reversed in part, and remanded with directions – Geary.

January 6, 2012

105224 – In the Matter of the Marriage of Ariaz and Ariaz – Per Curiam – Reversed – Geary.

Other Court of Appeals Decisions: release dates…