K. Martin Kuny, P.C.

Family law, personal injury, business law and traffic attorney provides honorable counsel

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Firm Overview

K. Martin Kuny, P.C. was established in 1997 to provide quality legal advice and representation to clients throughout Jackson County, Missouri. With 26 years of legal experience, Mr. Kuny provides:

-Communication: precise and clear advice to clients and helps them make sensible legal decisions.
-Education: the advice to guide clients through the legal process, clearly explaining all legal options and the relative benefits and risks of each option.
-Prevention: a proactive approach to resolving situations in the early stages before they escalate or increase in complexity and cost.
-Accessibility: easy access to answer your questions and address your concerns, whether they are routine or emergency. Trial schedule permitting, Mr. Kuny schedules time during each day specifically dedicated to client phone calls.
-Professionalism: respect for his clients, fellow attorneys and judges. In return he is well-respected by judiciary and fellow attorneys.

Martin Kuny works hard to develop effective solutions to your legal challenges. He has handled cases involving:
-Family law issues: divorce, custody, child support, visitation, modification, pre-nuptial agreements
-Personal injury: automobile accidents, slip and falls, dog bites
-Small business issues: formation or dissolution for sole proprietorships, partnerships, limited liability companies (LLC) and corporations
-Traffic violations: DWI, DUI, accidents, careless & imprudent, speeding
-Consumer debt relief: personal liabilities and alternatives
Real estate: contract review and drafting, deed preparation
-Landlord/tenant: eviction, rent and possession
-Commercial collections
Main Office

Main Office
114 S. Main Street, Suite 100, Main St. Executive Suites
Independence  MO  64050

Phone
  • 816-254-0535
Family
Whether you are experiencing the pain of marital conflict, or facing any other legal issue that impacts your family life, family law attorney Martin Kuny listens to your needs, understands your concerns and helps you reach solutions to your needs.
Martin Kuny has served families in Jackson County, Clay, and Cass Counties for over 26 years. He provides legal services across a wide spectrum of areas, including:
-Alimony/Maintenance
-Child custody and visitation
-Child support
-Child support modification and enforcement
-Guardian ad Litem
-Divorce
-Mediation
-Juvenile delinquency and dependency proceedings
-Pre-nuptial agreements

Maintenance/Alimony:
Divorce is difficult, but it should not lead to a financial crisis. Mr. Kuny helps you establish fair and equitable spousal support so you can continue to live as comfortably as you did before your marriage ended. If your spouse is seeking support, Mr. Kuny will use the most current legal arguments and case law to prevent a support order or to limit its amount or duration.

Child Custody and Visitation:
For every parent child custody is the most heart-wrenching aspect of divorce. Martin Kuny advocates for your parental rights so you can raise your children in a safe and healthy home environment.

Child Support:
Both parents share the responsibility of raising a child. Attorney Kuny helps ensure your child receives the financial support required for a secure and healthy upbringing.

Child Support Modification and Enforcement:
Child support payments remain the same unless and until the court modifies the child support order. If either parent experiences a significant change in financial circumstances, Mr. Kuny can guide you through the proper legal procedures to modify child support payments accordingly.

Divorce:
Throughout your divorce, Mr. Kuny stands by you. He is by your side through mediation or litigation, depending on which is likely to obtain the best possible results for you - including fair distribution of assets, division of the marital home, child support payments and child custody rights.

Juvenile Delinquency and Dependency Proceedings:
When Missouri authorities interfere with your parental rights, you need a compassionate advocate who understands the bureaucratic red tape. Martin Kuny is skilled at maneuvering through the complex laws of Missouri to protect your parental rights.

Mediation:
Mediation puts the decisions in your hands, and can often provide more expedient, predictable results than a trial. Mr. Kuny can help you obtain the most favorable family law settlement using mediation techniques he acquired in his training to become a court appointed mediator and has honed through his years of practice.

Pre-Nuptial Agreements:
When you got married you may not have foreseen the potential problems that can eventually lead to divorce. Attorney Kuny expects the unexpected and drafts premarital agreements that can protect your interests in the case of divorce in the future.

K. Martin Kuny

K. Martin Kuny, owner and principal member of K. Martin Kuny, P.C. A member in good standing of the Missouri Bar since 1986.

Practice Areas:
-Family law
-Personal injury law
-Criminal law, including traffic violations and DWI
-Civil law
-General litigation
-Business law
-Collections

Admitted:
Missouri, 1986
Federal Bar, western District of Missouri, 1986

Education:
University of Missouri - Kansas City, J.D., 1986
University of Missouri - Columbia, B.A., 1983

Recognition:
2012 Children's Champion recipient - Child Abuse Prevention Association

Associations & Memberships:
-Eastern Jackson County Bar Association
-Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association
-The Missouri Bar
-American Bar Association, Family Law Section

Professional Accomplishments:
-Completed Guardian ad Litem training
-Completed training for Court approved mediator
-One of several attorneys in Jackson County appointed by the Court as special masters

Community Involvement:
-39th Street Transportation Development District Chairman of the Board
-Independence Tax Increment Financing (TIF) Vice Chairman of the Board
-Community Services League Board Member and former Chairman of the Board
-Sunshine Center former Board Member
-Independence Chamber of Commerce former Board Member
-LEAD Independence former Chairman
-LEAD Independence Alumni former Chairman
-Annual participant in the Bike MS Ride
-Enjoys sailing, reading and bike riding
Education
  • University of Missouri-Kansas City
    Juris Doctorate , 1986
  • University of Missouri-Kansas City
    Juris Doctorate , 1986
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