Real Estate

The firm’s lawyers assist clients in every phase of real estate and development matters. We have been privileged to represent many of Newton’s foremost developers in notable projects throughout the city, including residential, commercial and industrial properties. Examples of our services include: All phases of retail shopping center, office and other commercial development from initial land acquisition, lease negotiation and integration, reciprocal easement preparation, construction and financing through ultimate sale. Construction and development legal services for residential properties, condominiums, office buildings, subdivisions and developments. Preparation […]

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Property Tax Appeals

Given our experience at the county and state levels, our firm can advise clients as to what is needed for a successful tax appeal. We have extensive experience with exemption applications and property valuation appeals. For instance, some non-profit organizations pay tax on property that could be exempt from Kansas ad valorem property tax. In other situations, the volatility in the market may justify a reduction of ad valorem property tax on commercial, rental or residential real estate. Our firm has helped clients gain substantial […]

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Family Law

Pankratz & Hodge, P.A. can represent you in virtually any type of family matter. We routinely handle divorces, child support matters, custody and/or visitation matters, and also deal with paternity, grandparent rights, and adoptions. We will handle your case with competence and concern for your wishes. Family Law Forms Divorce Fact Sheet (PDF) Handbook for the Divorce Process (PDF) Paternity Fact Sheet¬†(PDF) Handbook for the Paternity Process (PDF) Family Law FAQs Divorce How long does it take to get divorced?¬†Kansas law imposes a 60-day waiting […]

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