Kansas Family Law Code

Kansas Family Law Code - Prefatory Sections

Article 21.—PREFATORY

23-2101. Citation of chapter 23. 

The provisions of chapter 23 of the Kansas Statutes Annotated, and amendments thereto, shall be known as the Kansas family law code.

23-2102. Kansas family law code; policy. 

The provisions of the Kansas family law code shall be construed to secure the just, speedy, inexpensive and equitable determination of issues in all domestic relations matters.

23-2103. Same; civil procedure. 

Procedure under the Kansas family law code shall be governed by the Kansas code of civil procedure, and amendments thereto, except as this code otherwise specifically provides.

23-2104. Same; evidence. 

Evidence under the Kansas family law code shall be governed by the Kansas code of evidence, and amendments thereto, except as this code otherwise specifically provides.

23-2105. Retroactivity.

The provisions of K.S.A. 2015 Supp. 23-2101 through 23-2104, and amendments thereto, shall be construed and applied retroactively.

23-2106. Retroactivity of 2012 amendments.

The 2012 amendments to K.S.A. 2015 Supp. 23-2217, 23-2706, 23-2709, 23-2710, 23-2715, 23-2717, 23-2802, 23-2902, 23-2905, 23-3001, 23-3004, 23-3005, 23-3207, 23-3208, 23-3215, 23-3219, 23-3221, 23-3222, 23-3301, 23-3302, 23-3304 and 23-3403 shall be construed and applied retroactively.

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