Practice Areas

The Law Offices of Amy Vinton offers a number of legal services to clients and their families, including:

  • Estate Planning – Our firm helps you protect your assets and the future of your heirs using various estate planning tools, such as trusts, wills, durable powers of attorney for financial decisions, and advanced directives.
  • Trust and Probate Administration – We can assist clients in the administration of trusts and the probate estates of deceased individuals.
  • Guardianships and Conservatorships – Our firm can arrange guardianships and/or conservatorships to protect the interests of people who can no longer make important decisions for themselves.
  • Adoptions – We can help with all types of adoptions, both agency-sponsored, private, step-parent and other relative adoptions.
  • Juvenile Offender Cases – Our firm can provide juveniles with the knowledge and guidance they need to have the best possible chance of a satisfactory outcome in court.
  • Child In Need of Care Cases – Our firm represents parents, grandparents, foster parents, and other interested parties navigate the difficult world of foster care, both prior to termination, and post termination.  Amy is a contracted attorney with Johnson County to handle Child In Need of Care Cases.
  • Grandparent Visitation Cases-Our firm can assist grandparents with filing Motions to Intervene or establishing grandparent visitation cases.

 

Adoptions

Nothing is quite as exciting and fulfilling as adding a child to your family. However, the process of legally adopting a child can be both stressful and complicated. To ensure that your adoption goes smoothly and that your interests are accurately represented throughout the duration of the process, it’s wise to consult a qualified adoption...

Civil Litigation

Civil litigation differs greatly from criminal law in that it involves the resolution of a contentious dispute between two or more parties. The goal of a civil litigator is to help his or her clients receive the compensation they deserve after suffering transgressions. The nature of such incidents can vary greatly depending on the individual...

Estate Planning

Estate planning is never easy, but with the help of Amy Vinton, it need no longer be a nightmare. From basic wills to advanced trusts and health care directives, we assist clients throughout the entirety of the estate planning process, ensuring that their wishes are respected by successors. Drafting Wills And Trusts With an experienced...

Guardianships

Guardianships and Conservatorships are a huge responsibility and, as such, the appropriation of guardianship or conservatorship (or both) can be incredibly difficult to establish. At the Law Offices of Amy Vinton, individuals interested in establishing guardianships or conservatorships are carefully guided through this difficult process. Guardianship Versus Conservatorship Clients in the midst of estate planning...

Juvenile

There are two categories of children that fall under the auspices of the juvenile court: those who have allegedly committed a criminal offense and those who are in need of care. The Law Offices of Amy Vinton represents juvenile offenders and parents, grandparents and foster parents of children alleged to be in need of care....

Probate

When a loved one dies in the state of Kansas, his or her estate must often pass through a process known as “probate.” The probate process can be confusing, so it’s best to consult with a qualified probate attorney if you are involved in a family or friend’s probated estate. Probate Basics Probate is a...

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