At Stockton & Stern we have built a strong reputation for delivering skilled and experienced legal counsel to individuals and their families as well as small to mid-size businesses. With two office locations conveniently located throughout the Kansas City Metro area and evening appointment options available, we stand ready to serve as your trusted advisor.

Your Trusted Advisors Through The Seasons of Life

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Our philosophy of placing clients first guides us in everything that we do. Built on a foundation of long-standing client relationships and professional recognition, we are proud that our clients and other professionals look to us as trusted advisors.

At Stockton & Stern, we have established an outstanding team of legal professionals committed to providing attentive and responsive legal representation to our clients in the following areas:

Wills, Trusts, And Estate Planning

If you want to ensure your family is taken care of upon your death, we have an experienced team that can assist you in the areas of wills, trusts and estate planning. We can also assist in setting up guardianships and conservatorships.

Elder Law, Medicaid And Special Needs Planning

If you have a loved one with special needs, or if you need assistance planning for and obtaining Medicaid or Veterans benefits, our firm can help. Our team has extensive experience helping clients protect their inheritances and other assets while qualifying for Social Security Income (SSI), Medicaid and Veterans benefits.

Probate And Trust Administration

If you have lost a loved one and need help with the administration of the estate, we are here to stand by your side and guide you through the probate process. We can also help with the administration of trusts.

Business And Franchise Law

Whether you are a business start-up or a national franchisor, our attorneys offer comprehensive business law services ranging from the drafting and review of commercial and business contracts to structuring, implementing and maintaining franchise systems.

Family And Divorce Law

If you have family law concerns, we will help you protect your rights and plan for your future. Whether you are going through a divorce, you want to come up with the best possible child custody and visitation plan, you are a stepparent that wants to adopt your stepchild or have a paternity matter, we understand how difficult these situations can be on families. It is our job to provide you with solutions through your most difficult times.


If you are looking for debt relief and answers to your long-term financial concerns, we look forward to helping you find a solution. For many families, Chapter 7 Bankruptcy or Chapter 13 Bankruptcy creates cash flow and discharges debts. We will help you come up with a plan that works, stopping foreclosure, ending creditor harassment, and giving you the fresh start you deserve.

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We are ready to craft solutions for you starting now. Our offices are open weekdays from 8:30 - 5:00  Contact us today to schedule your free initial consultation with an experienced lawyer.