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Howard L. Lotven, P.C.
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To speak with Kansas City (MO) lawyer Howard Lotven of Howard L. Lotven, P.C. about your legal issue, call (816) 479-0559.

Attorney's Profile

COLLEGE:
Drake University
LAW SCHOOL:
University of Missouri, Kansas City
ATTORNEY SINCE:
1984
STATES ADMITTED:
Missouri
PRACTICE AREAS:
Family Law, Criminal Law, Traffic Law

At the law firm of Howard L. Lotven, we act like a buffer between our clients and the system. We protect our client from overcharges, and negotiate for the option of probation instead of a jail sentence. Within family law, we try to win custody for our clients, and determine a living situation that will be in the best interest of the child.

In situations where our clients are facing a tough set of circumstances, we present all the possibilities and what is the most realistic outcome. In every case we handle, we make sure to completely listen to our clients and truly communicate with them.

Admitted to the Missouri bar in 1984, Mr. Lotven graduated from the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law, Kansas City, Missouri J.D. – 1984 and finished his under graduate schooling at Drake University, Des Moines, Iowa.

He has numerous honors and awards including:Missouri Bar Association's Pro Bono Award for Outstanding Pro Bono Activities, 2010, Who's Who in Midwest, 1988 - Present, Who's Who in American Law, 1990 - Present, Who's Who in World, 10th Edition.

Attorney's Videos

A large part of my husband's income is cash and is never reported. How do I ensure I get what I deserve?
Divorce Law

Am I considered legally divorced in Missouri if my marriage was annulled?
Divorce Law

Am I still obligated to pay child support while my 18-year-old child takes a year off from high school?
Child Support Law

Are Missouri courts reluctant to grant sole custody to fathers?
Child Custody Law

Are Missouri courts more likely to award custody to mothers than to fathers?
Child Custody Law

Are blood tests still required before marriage?
Marriage Law

Are parties to a marriage responsible for separate debts incurred during the marriage?
Marriage Law

Are same-sex partners eligible for family abuse protective orders?
Domestic Abuse Law

Are there any age or consent requirements for minors?
Marriage Law

Are there any guidelines in Missouri for alimony, like those judges use in child support cases?
Alimony Law

Are there any special requirements for those individuals who have been previously married?
Marriage Law

Are there different types of alimony in Missouri?
Alimony Law

Are there juries in Missouri child custody cases?
Child Custody Law

At what age can my children decide where they want to live?
Child Custody Law

At what age is child support terminated in Missouri for a handicapped child who is unable to be gainfully employed?
Child Support Law

Can a Missouri court order drug testing of the parents when determining custody?
Child Custody Law

Can a Missouri court order alimony payments during a divorce or separation case?
Alimony Law

Can a Missouri court order payment of support during the marriage?
Alimony Law

Can a Missouri court order alimony payments after divorce or separation?
Alimony Law

Can a dependent spouse be forced to work in Missouri?
Alimony Law

Can a grandparent ever get custody of a grandchild against a natural parent in Missouri?
Grandparents Rights Law

Can a parent take custody of the child instead of making child support payments in Missouri?
Child Custody Law

Can a paternity test be done before the baby is born?
Paternity Law

Can a person in Missouri request alimony after the divorce is over?
Alimony Law

Can a prenuptial/postnuptial agreement decide future child support?
Marriage Law

Can a spouse bankrupt his alimony obligations in Missouri?
Alimony Law

Can a spouse be dropped from health insurance if they are still married?
Marriage Law

Can a spouse prevent a court from granting a divorce in Missouri?
Divorce Law

Can a spouse refuse to sign divorce papers in Missouri?
Marriage Law

Can a woman be charged with domestic violence in Missouri?
Domestic Abuse Law

Can alimony be modified or terminated in Missouri?
Alimony Law

Can an out of state divorce be enforced in Missouri?
Divorce Law

Can an unmarried girl get sole custody of her child in Missouri?
Child Custody Law

Can child support be granted if adopted children receive state subsidies in excess of their child support requirements?
Child Support Law

Can child support be reduced in Missouri if I remarry and have more children with my new wife?
Child Support Law

Can child support be retroactively modified in Missouri?
Child Support Law

Can clothing costs be considered as child support in Missouri?
Child Support Law

Can custody rights be modified in Missouri?
Child Custody Law

Can either parent establish paternity through a court in Missouri?
Paternity Law

Can grandparents adopt their grandchildren?
Grandparents Rights Law

Can grandparents be awarded custody of their grandchild(ren) in Missouri?
Child Custody Law

Can grandparents get temporary custody?
Grandparents Rights Law

Can grandparents object to an adoption?
Grandparents Rights Law

Can I adopt my grandchild at birth?
Grandparents Rights Law

Can I annul my marriage rather than getting a divorce in Missouri?
Divorce Law

Can I apply for legal permanent resident status before marrying my U.S. citizen fiance?
Marriage Law

Can I change attorneys in the middle of my Missouri divorce case?
Divorce Law

Can I change my name if my marriage is common law?
Marriage Law

Can I file for divorce in Missouri while my spouse is stationed with the military in another country?
Divorce Law

Can I get child support if I am not sure who the father of my child is?
Paternity Law

Can I get joint custody if I am not paid up on child support in Missouri?
Child Custody Law

Can I get some support for my child even though I am not married to the father of my child?
Paternity Law

Can I get visitation or custody, even though I was not married to the mother, and I am not on the birth certificate?
Paternity Law

Can I go back to my maiden name after my divorce in Missouri?
Divorce Law

Can I lower my child support payments in Missouri if I spend more time with my kids?
Child Support Law

Can I make my husband repay the money he cleaned out of my bank account?
Divorce Law

Can I make my support payments directly to my ex-spouse? Should I?
Child Support Law

Can I move my kids out of state and then get a divorce?
Child Custody Law

Can I oppose a divorce in Missouri?
Divorce Law

Can I represent myself in family court in Missouri?
Divorce Law

Can I start my case while I am pregnant, before my baby is born?
Paternity Law

Can medical insurance be included in alimony in Missouri?
Alimony Law

Can men seek alimony in Missouri?
Alimony Law

Can my child live with her grandparents without a legal arrangement?
Grandparents Rights Law

Can my child's father be ordered to pay for my child's college education in Missouri?
Child Support Law

Can my ex-spouse make me pay for a private school for our child in Missouri?
Child Support Law

Can my ex-spouse terminate my spousal support in Missouri?
Alimony Law

Can my spouse tell me that I cannot see my kids?
Divorce Law

Can nonbiological parents be awarded custody?
Child Custody Law

Can parents deny grandparent visitation in Missouri?
Grandparents Rights Law

Can paternity be established for my child if the father lives in another state?
Paternity Law

Can permanent spousal support be modified or terminated in Missouri?
Alimony Law

Can spousal support ever be barred in Missouri?
Alimony Law

Can the Missouri court base its child support order on what I am able to earn, as opposed to what I am actually earning?
Child Support Law

Can the Missouri courts include my new spouse's income when setting child support?
Child Support Law

Can the name of the child be changed when paternity is established?
Paternity Law

Can the parents sign a Voluntary Acknowledgment of Paternity form after the child is born?
Paternity Law

Can the Voluntary Acknowledgment of Paternity Affidavit be rejected?
Paternity Law

Can two people enter into an agreement about expense sharing if they are not married?
Marriage Law

Can visitation in Missouri be denied to a non-custodial parent?
Child Custody Law

Can you marry your fiance if his wife refuses to give him a divorce?
Marriage Law

Can your wife receive your life insurance benefits even though she is not the beneficiary?
Marriage Law

Do grandparents have a right to petition for custody if the child has been placed in foster care?
Grandparents Rights Law

Do grandparents have any rights of custody or visitation with their grandchildren?
Grandparents Rights Law

Do great-grandparents have visitation rights?
Grandparents Rights Law

Do I have a right to take care of my grandchild(ren)?
Grandparents Rights Law

Do I have to share my pension after my Missouri divorce?
Divorce Law

Do I have to take the parents to court in order to see or take care of my grandchild(ren)?
Grandparents Rights Law

Do I need court permission to take a paternity test?
Paternity Law

Do I pay my spouse directly for child support in Missouri?
Child Support Law

Do married people own each other's property in Missouri?
Marriage Law

Do persons under age 18 have to worry about paternity and child support?
Paternity Law

Do the wishes of a child have any influence in custody decisions in Missouri?
Child Custody Law

Do we need a letter of permission to seek medical help if emergencies arise for our grandchildren?
Grandparents Rights Law

Does Missouri allow common law marriages?
Marriage Law

Does a court have to decide our visitation schedule, or can the other parent and I make the schedule ourselves?
Child Custody Law

Does a divorce or annulment need to be filed in the same state the marriage was in?
Divorce Law

Does a married couple have to live apart to get a divorce in Missouri?
Marriage Law

Does a spouse's infidelity have any bearing upon custody determinations in Missouri?
Child Custody Law

Does an extramarital affair have an impact on child custody in Missouri?
Child Custody Law

Does custody always go to just one parent in Missouri?
Child Custody Law

Does domestic assault and battery apply to same-sex couples?
Domestic Abuse Law

Does joint custody affect child support in Missouri?
Child Custody Law

Does my ex-husband have to continue to pay alimony if I am now living with another man?
Alimony Law

Does religion enter into the determination of child custody in Missouri?
Child Custody Law

How and where can paternity be established in Missouri?
Child Support Law

How are child care expenses divided in Missouri?
Child Support Law

How are support payments treated under federal income tax rules?
Alimony Law

How big a problem is domestic violence?
Domestic Abuse Law

How can a protective order help?
Domestic Abuse Law

How can child support be changed in Missouri?
Child Support Law

How can I avoid going to court?
Grandparents Rights Law

How can I file for grandparent rights in Missouri?
Grandparents Rights Law

How can I find out more information about the child support program?
Child Custody Law

How can I get a protective order in Missouri?
Domestic Abuse Law

How can I get support when I cannot even locate my ex-spouse?
Child Support Law

How can I keep my spouse from selling property before we divorce in Missouri?
Divorce Law

How can I keep track of child support payments?
Child Support Law

How can I legally reconnect with my estranged grandchildren?
Grandparents Rights Law

How can I make sure I can see my grandchild?
Grandparents Rights Law

How can I obtain a copy of my marriage certificate in Missouri?
Marriage Law

How can I protect myself in Missouri from a husband who abuses me?
Domestic Abuse Law

How can I stop paying child support after finding out the child is not mine?
Child Custody Law

How can parents protect their children from unfit grandparents?
Grandparents Rights Law

How can unmarried parents establish paternity in Missouri?
Paternity Law

How do courts determine whether grandparents get visitation?
Grandparents Rights Law

How do I ask my spouse for a divorce?
Divorce Law

How do I choose a divorce attorney in Kansas City?
Divorce Law

How do I collect child support in Missouri from a noncustodial parent who lives out-of-state?
Child Support Law

How do I enforce a support order in Missouri?
Alimony Law

How do I find out if alimony is allowed in my state?
Alimony Law

How do I get divorce by default in Missouri?
Divorce Law

How do I get guardianship of my grandchildren while their parent is in jail?
Grandparents Rights Law

How do I get my child support increased in Missouri?
Child Support Law

How do I go about getting my name changed?
Marriage Law

How do I know if I qualify for alimony?
Alimony Law

How do I know if I should sign a Voluntary Declaration of Paternity?
Paternity Law

How do I obtain a copy of the paperwork that shows paternity was established?
Paternity Law

How do I protect my credit when going through divorce in Missouri?
Divorce Law

How do I start a paternity case in Missouri?
Paternity Law

How do mediating spouses protect their legal rights in Missouri?
Divorce Law

How do parents obtain an agreed order in Missouri?
Child Support Law

How does a spouse's earning capacity affect alimony in Missouri?
Alimony Law

How does alimony affect the calculation of child support in Missouri?
Alimony Law

How does alimony work in Missouri?
Alimony Law

How does collaborative divorce work in Missouri?
Divorce Law

How does domestic violence affect children?
Domestic Abuse Law

How does joint custody work in Missouri?
Child Custody Law

How does the administrative process work to establish paternity and child support?
Paternity Law

How does the court hear evidence for a default divorce in Missouri?
Divorce Law

How is a support order established if paternity has not been determined and no documents have been signed by me?
Child Support Law

How is annulment different from divorce?
Divorce Law

How is collaborative divorce different from litigation in Missouri?
Divorce Law

How is divorce initiated in Missouri?
Divorce Law

How is paternity established if the mother was not married during the pregnancy?
Paternity Law

How is paternity established in Missouri?
Paternity Law

How is spousal support calculated in Missouri?
Alimony Law

How is the amount of child support determined in Missouri?
Child Custody Law

How long before the child support payments begin?
Child Support Law

How long does it take for a divorce to be final in Missouri?
Divorce Law

How long should I keep the receipts showing the child support I paid?
Child Support Law

How long will it take to receive support payments?
Paternity Law

How long will the contact order be in place?
Grandparents Rights Law

How long will the paternity test take?
Paternity Law

How old do you have to be to get married?
Marriage Law

How will collaborative divorce affect my children?
Divorce Law

How will medical support be determined in Missouri?
Child Support Law

How would I file for guardianship of my grandson who I have helped raise?
Grandparents Rights Law

I am a grandparent and am being refused permission to see my grandchildren. Is there anything I can do in Missouri?
Grandparents Rights Law

I am a noncustodial parent. What should I do when I get a summons and complaint in Missouri?
Child Custody Law

I am on unemployment compensation. Is there a limit on the amount that can be taken out for child support?
Child Support Law

I have a protective order against my ex-husband, but he continues to call me and harass me. What can I do?
Domestic Abuse Law

I have custody of our children. Can I claim the child as a dependent?
Child Custody Law

I heard there is a law called UIFSA. What does this law do?
Child Support Law

I live in a fault state. What happens if I cannot prove fault?
Divorce Law

I think I am in an abusive relationship. What should I do?
Domestic Abuse Law

If a father terminates his parental rights, does he still have to pay child support in Missouri?
Child Support Law

If a marriage license was not processed due to a technical error, do you still need a legal divorce if you separate?
Marriage Law

If a spouse commits adultery, does this behavior result in an increase in alimony in Missouri?
Alimony Law

If a spouse remarries, does this terminate his obligation to pay alimony in Missouri?
Alimony Law

If I ask for a divorce and move out, do I still have to pay the rent and bills on that place?
Divorce Law

If I do have to go to court to obtain a contact order to see my grandchildren, what do I need to prove?
Grandparents Rights Law

If I get custody of my grandchildren, can I get child support from the parents?
Grandparents Rights Law

If I get joint custody, will I still have to pay child support in Missouri?
Child Support Law

If I move out and file for divorce from a non-working spouse, must I pay her rent and bills if she does not work?
Divorce Law

If I receive an inheritance, does this affect alimony in any way in Missouri?
Alimony Law

If I start dating someone before my divorce is final, can it be use against me?
Divorce Law

If the other parent will not allow me to see my children, do I have to pay support in Missouri?
Child Custody Law

If we marry in a non-community property state and move to a community property state, what is the status of the pre-wedding debts?
Marriage Law

In Missouri divorce cases, how do attorneys and judges contribute to parent alienation?
Divorce Law

In a collaborative divorce in Missouri, will I still go to court?
Divorce Law

In a divorce, I waived my survivor rights to my ex-spouse's accounts. He did not remove my name. Do I still collect?
Divorce Law

In my Missouri divorce case, what is the difference between court ordered and private mediation?
Divorce Law

In my Missouri divorce case, what is the preliminary injunction about?
Divorce Law

In my Missouri divorce case, will I have to pay for my spouse's attorney?
Divorce Law

In my Missouri divorce case, what happens in a temporary hearing?
Divorce Law

In my Missouri divorce case, what does the mediator do?
Divorce Law

In my Missouri divorce case, what happens after the filing of the complaint and the answer?
Divorce Law

In my Missouri divorce case, what do I do if my attorney wants to quit in the middle of my case?
Divorce Law

In my Missouri divorce case, is there a limit to the amount of times my ex-spouse can drag me in and out of court?
Divorce Law

In my Missouri divorce case, is mediation the same as arbitration?
Divorce Law

In my Missouri divorce case, how long does mediation last?
Divorce Law

In my Missouri divorce case, how do I reply to the petition?
Divorce Law

In my Missouri divorce case, how do I prove ownership of the dog?
Divorce Law

In my Missouri divorce case, does the mediator meet with the spouses separately or together?
Divorce Law

In my Missouri divorce case, can we decide ourselves how to divide our property?
Divorce Law

In my Missouri divorce case, can I use my spouse's affair against them?
Divorce Law

In my Missouri divorce case, can I and should I keep the house?
Divorce Law

In my Missouri divorce case, what is a petition?
Divorce Law

In my Missouri divorce case, what are the alternatives to going to court?
Divorce Law

Is a marriage ceremony required?
Marriage Law

Is a notarized letter enough for custody of my grandchildren?
Grandparents Rights Law

Is collaborative divorce expensive?
Divorce Law

Is domestic violence a crime punishable under criminal law in Missouri?
Domestic Abuse Law

Is it illegal to get remarried before my divorce is final?
Divorce Law

Is it necessary to legally terminate child support at age 18, or does it happen automatically in Missouri?
Child Support Law

Is my daughter's grandmother entitled to visitation if she has threatened to kidnap my child?
Grandparents Rights Law

Is my marriage in another state or foreign country legal?
Marriage Law

Is my spouse entitled to a portion of my business in Missouri?
Divorce Law

Is there a minimum child support amount in Missouri that my ex-spouse should have to pay, whether or not they are working?
Child Support Law

Is there a right to a jury trial in divorce in Missouri?
Divorce Law

Is there a waiting period for a marriage license?
Marriage Law

May married people open credit accounts that are not also in their spouses' names?
Marriage Law

May wives and husbands sue each other?
Marriage Law

Must the children be covered by health insurance?
Child Support Law

My ex-husband is now earning more money than he did when we divorced. Can I have my alimony increased in Missouri?
Alimony Law

My ex-spouse is neglecting her responsibility of carrying health insurance on my child. Is there anything I can do?
Divorce Law

My husband and I are getting divorced and he wants to relinquish his parental rights. How can we do this?
Divorce Law

My spouse is in jail and will not be getting out for at least 2 years. Can I file for the divorce myself?
Divorce Law

My spouse just asked for a divorce. What do I do first in Missouri?
Divorce Law

My wife is dating her boss, which can get her fired. Is this relevant for our custody battle in a no-fault state?
Divorce Law

Should I get credit in my own name, even though I am married?
Marriage Law

Should the court consider my financial circumstances in determining a temporary support award?
Alimony Law

The father of my child will not admit paternity. What can I do in Missouri?
Paternity Law

What are grandparents rights?
Grandparents Rights Law

What are grounds for an annulment in Missouri?
Divorce Law

What are grounds for divorce in Missouri?
Divorce Law

What are legal remedies for domestic violence in Missouri?
Domestic Abuse Law

What are some of the defenses for domestic violence or spousal abuse in Missouri?
Domestic Abuse Law

What are the advantages of choosing a collaborative divorce in Missouri?
Divorce Law

What are the differences in legal rights and benefits for those in a civil union vs. a marriage?
Marriage Law

What are the legal and economic benefits of marriage?
Marriage Law

What are the legal consequences when paternity is established in Missouri?
Paternity Law

What are the legal requirements for marriage?
Marriage Law

What are the most common financial mistakes made during divorce?
Divorce Law

What are the most important attributes of an effective divorce mediator?
Divorce Law

What are the myths and facts about domestic violence?
Domestic Abuse Law

What are the rights and responsibilities of a minor parent?
Paternity Law

What can I do in Missouri to get my support increased if I think it is too low?
Paternity Law

What determines how much child support I have to pay in Missouri?
Child Support Law

What does it mean to establish paternity?
Paternity Law

What does paternity establishment have to do with child support?
Paternity Law

What does reasonable visitation mean?
Child Custody Law

What factors are considered for grandparent visitation and custody?
Grandparents Rights Law

What factors go into determining custody and visitation in Missouri?
Child Custody Law

What happens if I do not sign the divorce papers?
Divorce Law

What happens if the mother was married to another man at the time the child was born?
Paternity Law

What happens if we reconcile and want to cancel the divorce?
Divorce Law

What happens in Missouri when visitation rights are frustrated?
Child Custody Law

What happens once a man is named as the legal father?
Paternity Law

What happens to joint debts when we divorce in Missouri?
Divorce Law

What happens to retirement funds and 401k plans in a divorce?
Divorce Law

What happens when someone calls the police in Missouri for domestic violence?
Domestic Abuse Law

What happens when the case is over?
Domestic Abuse Law

What if both parents agree on child custody and visitation in Missouri?
Child Custody Law

What if I change my mind after signing the form?
Paternity Law

What if I need child support while the divorce is still in process in Missouri?
Divorce Law

What if my boyfriend denies he is the father, or says he is not sure?
Paternity Law

What if my spouse cannot be found or evades service of the divorce papers?
Divorce Law

What if my spouse is served with the divorce but does not answer?
Divorce Law

What if the alleged father is dead or cannot be found?
Paternity Law

What if the child's best interest does not coincide with the parents' personal desires?
Child Custody Law

What if the custodial parent wants to move away from the non-custodial parent?
Child Custody Law

What if the father leaves the state before its proven that he is the father?
Paternity Law

What if the mother will not consent to the test or participate?
Paternity Law

What is a certified divorce financial analyst?
Divorce Law

What is a common law marriage?
Marriage Law

What is a fault divorce?
Divorce Law

What is a history of domestic violence?
Domestic Abuse Law

What is a marital settlement agreement in a divorce in Missouri?
Divorce Law

What is a paternity case?
Paternity Law

What is a postnuptial agreement?
Marriage Law

What is a prenuptial or ante nuptial agreement?
Marriage Law

What is a protective order?
Domestic Abuse Law

What is a shared custody arrangement in Missouri and how does it work?
Child Custody Law

What is alimony?
Alimony Law

What is an acknowledgment of paternity?
Paternity Law

What is an uncontested divorce?
Divorce Law

What is child custody?
Child Custody Law

What is child neglect?
Domestic Abuse Law

What is child support?
Child Support Law

What is child visitation and a parenting plan?
Child Custody Law

What is collaborative divorce?
Divorce Law

What is domestic assault and battery?
Domestic Abuse Law

What is domestic violence?
Domestic Abuse Law

What is legal separation?
Divorce Law

What is marital property?
Marriage Law

What is necessary to make a prenuptial agreement valid in Missouri?
Marriage Law

What is supervised visitation in Missouri?
Child Custody Law

What is the difference between community and non-community property in Missouri?
Divorce Law

What is the difference between custodial parent and non-custodial parent?
Child Custody Law

What is the difference between domestic assault and battery and regular assault and battery in Missouri?
Domestic Abuse Law

What is the holistic approach to divorce?
Divorce Law

What legal rights do step-grandparents have?
Grandparents Rights Law

What papers do I need when I start a divorce case in Missouri?
Divorce Law

What persons and what types of actions are covered by child abuse laws in Missouri?
Domestic Abuse Law

What remedies are available to prevent further domestic violence?
Domestic Abuse Law

What requirements are there for awarding grandparents visitation or custody?
Grandparents Rights Law

What rights do grandparents have?
Grandparents Rights Law

What should I bring when I meet with the divorce attorney?
Divorce Law

What states allow annulments?
Divorce Law

What states have grandparents rights laws?
Grandparents Rights Law

What visitation rights do grandparents have in an abuse case?
Grandparents Rights Law

What will happen to my property after I file for divorce in Missouri?
Marriage Law

What would I be giving up if I agreed to give my ex-wife sole custody of the children?
Divorce Law

When can grandparents exercise their rights?
Grandparents Rights Law

When do grandparents or other relatives have custody or visitation rights?
Grandparents Rights Law

When is it necessary to take a paternity test?
Paternity Law

When parents are not divorced yet, can one parent move with the children out of Missouri?
Divorce Law

Where can I find information about Missouri child support laws and guidelines?
Child Support Law

Where does one turn for help in cases of domestic violence in Missouri?
Domestic Abuse Law

Who can seek a child support modification in Missouri?
Child Support Law

Who gets alimony in Missouri and why?
Alimony Law

Who has a duty to report suspected child neglect and abuse in Missouri?
Domestic Abuse Law

Who is allowed to start a paternity case?
Paternity Law

Who is eligible for a protective order in Missouri?
Domestic Abuse Law

Who is going to pay for my child's daycare in Missouri?
Child Support Law

Who is legally recognized as a child's father in Missouri?
Paternity Law

Who is responsible for debts incurred before the marriage?
Marriage Law

Who makes up the collaborative divorce team?
Divorce Law

Who should consider collaborative divorce in Missouri?
Divorce Law

Who should file in an uncontested divorce in Missouri?
Marriage Law

Who should not use mediation for a divorce?
Divorce Law

Why is it important to establish paternity?
Paternity Law

Why should divorcing couples consider mediation in Missouri?
Divorce Law

Will I get to keep my house, car, and property after my divorce in Missouri?
Divorce Law

Will I have to go to court at any time during my divorce in Missouri?
Divorce Law

Will my K-1 status automatically change to permanent resident status after I marry my U.S. citizen fiance?
Marriage Law

Will my soon-to-be ex-wife be entitled to any pension I earn after our Missouri divorce?
Divorce Law

Will receiving a portion of my husband's pension affect child support payments in Missouri?
Divorce Law

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Howard L. Lotven, P.C.
http://www.lotvenlaw.com

1125 Grand Blvd., Suite 1200
Kansas City, Missouri 64106

(816) 479-0559

About Our Firm

The Kansas City law office of Howard L. Lotven has been representing clients in Family Law cases for over 25 years. Growing up around lawyers and judges, Howard L. Lotven developed an interest in politics at an early age, and a dream of protecting and defending people in a court of law. A self-proclaimed individualist and rebel, Howard L. Lotven runs an efficient and successful law firm and works hard to ensure his client’s successes and resolving their legal matters in issues including Divorce, Alimony and Child Custody.

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The Missouri lawyer(s) at Howard L. Lotven, P.C. offer their Divorce Law services to residents of Clay, Jackson, Platte, Pettis, Johnson, and Cass counties; Kansas City, Independence, Liberty, Lee's Summit, Grandview, Blue Springs, Gladstone, Pleasant Valley, Blue Springs, Buckner, Leawood, Peculiar, Harrisonville, Lexington, Warrensburg, and St. Joseph, Missouri.


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