All government employees are protected by the U. Constitution against irrational discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity. In addition, some measure of protection already exists under Title VII based on gender, which has been held to include gender identity and expression. The U. YES, Missouri has a criminal law that punishes people with an HIV diagnosis specifically for nondisclosure of HIV status prior to sexual conduct, and the statute explicitly includes very low or no-risk sexual activities.
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Kay has represented countless Kansas City-area clients in a number of family matters. She has handled traditional dissolution of marriage actions, paternity actions for non-married parents, and helped gays and lesbians establish or dissolve formal relationships. She has also assisted stepparents in adopting stepchildren, grandparents in obtaining visitation rights and family members in obtaining guardianships of both minors and adults. She is known for her dignity, credibility, and respect both in and out of the courtroom. She has assisted in distributing art collections to museums, and has shepherded the sales of professional practices.
Kansas City, Missouri, has a civil rights ordinance which states you may not be discriminated against on the basis of race, national origin, sex, religion, disability, age, sexual orientation, familial status, marital status and gender identity. This ordinance applies to employment and housing discrimination. If you believe you have been discriminated against please contact our office to speak with an attorney.
Maggie L. She focuses her practice exclusively on the area of family law, and has extensive experience in both litigating and negotiating complex family law matters such as divorce, paternity, child support, adoption, guardianships and cohabitation issues. Maggie has spoken on topics concerning the welfare of children in custody proceedings and same-sex divorce and litigation. Maggie is also involved in public service, serving on the board of directors of Sheffield Place, a treatment and transitional living center for women and children in Kansas City, and working with victims of abuse on a pro bono basis through this organization. She is admitted to practice law in both Missouri and Kansas.