courts en Messy Battles Of Family Law <p>Family law can be a messy profession. Between acrimonious divorces and bitter custody battles, the terrain is often rocky and difficult to navigate.</p> Wed, 09 Oct 2013 21:00:00 +0000 Steve Kraske & Beth Lipoff 44924 at Messy Battles Of Family Law Kan. Court Efficiency Group Looks At How To Fill Budget Gap <p>The Kansas court system is facing a multi-million dollar deficit next fiscal year. An advisory group formed to help bridge that gap is meeting for the first time Monday in Topeka.</p> Mon, 07 Oct 2013 12:33:30 +0000 Stephen Koranda 44800 at Stegall Headed For Seat On Kan. Court Of Appeals <p>Gov. Sam Brownback's nominee for a seat on the Kansas Court of Appeals is headed for the job. The state Senate confirmed Caleb Stegall Wednesday in a party-line 32-8 vote.</p><p>Brownback chose Stegall, his administration's top attorney, for the job on the state's second-highest court. It's the first selection under a new process where the governor chooses nominees for the Court of Appeals, who then must be confirmed by the Senate.</p> Thu, 05 Sep 2013 13:01:12 +0000 Stephen Koranda 43139 at Gag Order Charge Stirs Priestly Abuse Case <p>The quest for discovery of evidence in an alleged priestly abuse case in Kansas City is turning more complicated. A Jackson County Circuit Judge has ordered a third party to turn over records. And its executive director says he will not.</p><p> Tue, 03 Jan 2012 23:09:46 +0000 Dan Verbeck 10131 at