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Up to Date
4:00 pm
Wed October 9, 2013

Messy Battles Of Family Law

Family lawyer Margaret Klaw discusses her experiences with Steve Kraske.

Family law can be a messy profession. Between acrimonious divorces and bitter custody battles, the terrain is often rocky and difficult to navigate.

In the first part of  Thursday's Up to Date, we talk with a lawyer who’s spent nearly 30 years balancing these types of battles. We’ll discuss how family lawyers stay detached from the raw emotions of their cases, why she sometimes feels like she’s a therapist for her clients, and why personal grievances should stay out of court—even in a divorce case.

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Government
7:33 am
Mon October 7, 2013

Kan. Court Efficiency Group Looks At How To Fill Budget Gap

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.

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Government
8:01 am
Thu September 5, 2013

Stegall Headed For Seat On Kan. Court Of Appeals

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.

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.

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Cops & Crime
5:09 pm
Tue January 3, 2012

Gag Order Charge Stirs Priestly Abuse Case

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.

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