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 Unpublished Appellate Opinions are posted on the Kansas Appellate Courts’ website, but are not available until later — and on this site between one hour to one day after release. This page includes only Kansas Family Law and Family Law-related Appellate Decisions. The decisions on this page include both published and unpublished opinions.

2017 Kansas Family Law Appeals Decisions

Supreme Court

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Court of Appeals

March 17, 2017

Unpublished

115009 – In re P.T. – Per Curiam – Affirmed – Shawnee [CINC, Appellate standards, clear and convincing evidence]
115670 – In re D.T. – Per Curiam – Affirmed – Reno [CINC, Appellate standards, clear and convincing evidence]

March 10, 2017

115472 – In re P.J.B. – Per Curiam – Reversed – Sedgwick  [CINC, Private CINC, UCCJEA, Modification Jurisdiction, Parent Termination, Burden of Proof, Appellate standards, child custody jurisdiction]

March 3, 2017

Unpublished

114470 – In re Marriage of Crainshaw – Per Curiam – Affirmed in part and remanded with directions – Johnson
114846 – In re Marriage of South – Per Curiam – Affirmed in part and remanded with directions – Johnson
115265 – In re Marriage of Brizendine & Randall – Per Curiam – Affirmed – Reno

February 10, 2017

115690 – In re M.A.E. – Per Curiam – Affirmed – Johnson [CINC, parent rights termination, appellate standards, clear and convincing evidence]

February 3, 2017

Unpublished

114423 – Roberts v. Weaver – Per Curiam – Affirmed in part, vacated in part, and remanded with directions – Sedgwick [quiet title, partition, appellate standards, burden of proof]

115727 – In re O.C.R.D. – Per Curiam – Affirmed – Johnson [CINC, parent termination, burden of proof, appellate standards, clear and convincing]

116083 – In re S.C. – Per Curiam – Affirmed – Barton [CINC, parent termination, burden of proof, appellate standards, clear and convincing]

January 27, 2017

Unpublished

115232 – In re Marriage of Tubbesing – Per Curiam – Affirmed – Johnson [appellate standards, discretion, inherent court power, involuntary dismissal]
115986 – In re C.L.W. – Per Curiam – Affirmed – Allen [CINC, parent termination, clear-and-convincing evidence, appellate standards, discretion]

January 20, 2017

115303 – In re Marriage of Thummel – Per Curiam – Affirmed – Thomas

January 13, 2017

114986 – In re Marriage of Kidane & Araya  – Arnold-Burger – Affirmed – Johnson [marriage, voidable marriage, void marriage, annulment, divorce, procedure, appellate standards, discretion]

January 6, 2017

Published

113901 – State v. Sinzogan – Schroeder – Affirmed – Reno [criminal protection from abuse, criminal protection from stalking, culpability, mental state, lesser included crimes,  burden of proof] (Published)

Unpublished

114855 – In re Marriage of Gerleman – Per Curiam – Affirmed in part, reversed in part, and remanded with directions – Douglas [divorce, post-decree remedies, military retirement, domestic relations order, appellate standards, abuse of discretion, record support, law of the case doctrine]

Other Court of Appeals Decisions: release dates…