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Melissa D. Richards

Melissa D. Richards

  • Divorce, Appeals & Appellate, Arbitration & Mediation ...
  • Kansas
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While in law school Ms. Richards completed an externship with the Riley County Attorney’s Office. Ms. Richards began practicing in 2012 and has experience handling civil and criminal matters including domestic relations, bankruptcy, criminal defense, appellate practice, real estate, landlord/tenant, personal injury, and collections. Ms. Richards’ domestic relations experience includes; divorces involving members of the military, child custody, child support, paternity, Protection from Abuse, Protection from Stalking, the division of farm assets in divorce, step-parent adoption, post-divorce litigation and appellate practice.

Practice Areas
Divorce
Collaborative Law, Contested Divorce, Military Divorce, Property Division, Same Sex Divorce, Spousal Support & Alimony, Uncontested Divorce
Appeals & Appellate
Civil Appeals, Federal Appeals
Arbitration & Mediation
Business - Arbitration/Mediation, Consumer - Arbitration/Mediation, Family - Arbitration/Mediation
Bankruptcy
Chapter 11 Bankruptcy, Chapter 13 Bankruptcy, Chapter 7 Bankruptcy, Debt Relief
Family Law
Adoption, Child Custody, Child Support, Father's Rights, Guardianship & Conservatorship, Paternity, Prenups & Marital Agreements, Restraining Orders, Same Sex Family Law
Landlord Tenant
Evictions, Housing Discrimination, Landlord Rights, Rent Control, Tenants' Rights
Consumer Law
Class Action, Lemon Law
Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Kansas
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Education
Washburn University School of Law
J.D. (2012) | Law
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Graduated with honors in top 15% of class.
Honors: Dean's Honors
Activities: Secretary of the Women's Legal Forum and member of Phi Alpha Delta
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Professional Associations
State Bar of Kansas  # 25447
Member
Current
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Riley County Bar Association
Member
- Current
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Kansas Bar Association
Member
- Current
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American Bar Association
Member
- Current
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Women's Attorney Association of Topeka
Member
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Contact & Map
Manhattan Dispute Resolution Services
315 Houston Street
Suite C
Manhattan, KS 66502
Telephone: (785) 992-4123
Fax: (785) 246-9446
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