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Laura E. Smith

Laura E. Smith
Stange Law Firm, PC
7300 West 110th Street Suite 560
Overland Park, KS 66211
Phone: 855-805-0595

About Laura E. Smith

Laura Smith is a Senior Associate with Stange Law Firm, PC. She can assist you with your divorce or family law matters from our office in Lee's Summit, Missouri


Laura Smith is a Senior Associate with Stange Law Firm, PC. She can assist you with your divorce or family law matters from our office in Lee's Summit, Missouri

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Laura E. Smith -
Stange Law Firm, PC
7300 West 110th Street Suite 560
Overland Park, KS 66211
Phone Numbers:
  • Office: 855-805-0595

Practice Areas

Area of Practice % Focus
Family LawP29.00%
Alimony / Spousal SupportS29.00%
Child CustodyS29.00%
Child SupportS29.00%
Child VisitationS29.00%
Divorce MediationS29.00%
Collaborative LawS29.00%
Property DivisionS29.00%
Prenuptial and Marital AgreementsS29.00%


Bar Licenses

State Status Year Acquired
Kansas Member in Good Standing 2002

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Paternity testing and the steps at hand

Posted on Wednesday, February 7th, 2018

No matter the situation, determining child custody can invite a world of stress for Missouri parents. After the obstacles of separation fade to the background, the court's decisions on parent... [read more]

Do I have to pay my ex-spouse's student loans?

Posted on Wednesday, January 31st, 2018

If you are one of the many people in Missouri who is facing the end of your marriage this year, you are no doubt concerned about the financial ramifications you may experience from a divorce. Many peo... [read more]

QDROs and divorce decrees

Posted on Tuesday, January 23rd, 2018

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Spousal support taxation to change in 2019

Posted on Sunday, January 14th, 2018

If you are one of the many people in Missouri who is considering getting a divorce in this calendar year or perhaps after that, you will want to educate yourself about how the recently passed tax bill... [read more]

Finding happiness after divorce

Posted on Monday, January 8th, 2018

As any Missouri resident who has gone through a divorce is aware, the stress from the process does not end when paperwork is finalized. Instead, the pain from recovering and moving on can persist for ... [read more]

Raising children after a divorce

Posted on Saturday, January 6th, 2018

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Can you “win” a divorce or family case?

Posted on Sunday, February 4th, 2018

When many are looking for representation in a divorce or family law matter, many are looking for a lawyer who can “win” their case. The term “win” is commonly used and very imp... [read more]

Average cost of divorce roughly equals the average cost of a wedding

Posted on Sunday, January 21st, 2018

According to national data, the average cost of a wedding is approximately $35,000. Obviously, some larger weddings can cost more than this amount, while other smaller weddings can cost less. But this... [read more]

Alimony tax deduction will cease to exist in 2019

Posted on Sunday, January 7th, 2018

In a previous blog entry, we talked about how the House Tax Bill proposed the removal of the alimony tax deduction. In contrast, the Tax Bill that was pending in the Senate still included the alimony ... [read more]

Pet custody now an issue in Illinois divorce

Posted on Monday, January 1st, 2018

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Alimony tax deduction in divorce may cease to exist

Posted on Sunday, November 26th, 2017

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Uncertainty of being heard on trial dates

Posted on Sunday, November 12th, 2017

Divorce and family law cases can take a lot of time. When a case does not settle, it can take many months to get a trial date in most instances. In some circumstances, it could even take more than a y... [read more]

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Why isn’t divorce simple?

Posted on Saturday, October 21st, 2017

When many are going divorced, they wonder why a divorce isn’t simple? Why can’t parties just come into court and have their case completed right away? The reality is when parties got marri... [read more]

Collaborative lawyers cannot litigate

Posted on Saturday, June 10th, 2017

When deciding whether to try a collaborative divorce or not, some parties wonder what the incentive is for the attorneys to get the parties to a settlement? Some conclude that lawyers might not opt to... [read more]

Quick divorce can lead to future court cases

Posted on Monday, May 29th, 2017

When many come to the realization that a divorce is inevitable, many want the pain of it to end as quickly as possible. They don’t want to be in court. They don’t want to prolong and the a... [read more]

Collaborative divorce an option for high asset individuals

Posted on Sunday, May 14th, 2017

Many individuals going through a high net worth divorce may want to resolve their case amicably outside of court. They might want to, avoid litigation. They might not want to air their dirty laundry i... [read more]

What’s the harm in trying a collaborative divorce?

Posted on Saturday, April 15th, 2017

When many contemplate the idea of a collaborative divorce, they wonder whether it is worth trying.  Many ask whether a settlement can really be reached in collaborative divorce? In some cases, se... [read more]

How splitting the baby leads to unreasonable positions

Posted on Tuesday, April 4th, 2017

When a divorce takes place, many believe in the concept of splitting the baby.  In other words, if one party wants one result, and the other wants something different, the view is that the partie... [read more]