Legal Information: Kansas

Know the Laws

Most of the laws relevant to domestic violence and sexual assault are based on state law.

Information about protection from abuse orders and protection from stalking or sexual assault orders in Kansas.

Information about custody, residency, and parenting time in Kansas.

State-specific information about abduction prevention orders, which can be used as a tool in trying to prevent parental kidnapping. For additional general information about parental kidnapping, which could be relevant to Kansas residents, click on the General Parental Kidnapping Information below.

Basic information about divorce laws in Kansas.

Information about crimes the abuser may have committed in Kansas and victim assistance programs.

If you are a victim of domestic violence, it may be illegal for the abuser to buy or have a gun.

You may have a right to sue an abuser for medical costs, lost wages, and to recover your property.