The Family Law Firm of MannTuckerMuir is dedicated to providing the highest quality service and legal representation to clients in complex divorce, paternity, child custody, and other family law matters in litigation, in mediation, and in the collaborative divorce process. With a combined legal experience of over 30 years in practicing family law in the Greater Kansas City Area, the attorneys at MannTuckerMuir, Scott Mann and Stephanie Tucker Muir, are uniquely suited to achieve successful outcomes for each of their clients.
Scott and Stephanie are dedicated to helping people through what can be a very challenging and difficult period in their lives - the end of a marriage or relationship or a dispute with the other parent involving a minor child. Stephanie and Scott emphasize listening to their client's needs and objectives, and to being supportive, considerate, effective and efficient.
Stephanie and Scott are each trained Mediators, experienced trial attorneys, and Scott is an active collaborative divorce attorney who trains other attorneys in the collaborative divorce process. Because most family law cases settle before trial, they place an early emphasis on seeking creative solutions to facilitate settlement. Where settlement is not immediately practical or possible, they know the options within the legal system to best help achieve the client's goals. Stephanie and Scott foster relationships with mental health professionals who are available for additional support should a client need it.
Scott and Stephanie strive to exceed the client's expectations for quality legal representation and to quickly and professionally respond to each client's needs. They are both solution-oriented and results-oriented in their approach to each unique case.
Stephanie and Scott are highly trained, highly focused, and because they limit the Firm's practice to exclusively Family Law matters, they are able to dedicate quality time and effort to each client and to each case. They are each very experienced in complex custody and financial cases, especially cases involving closely held businesses. Together with their paralegal, Lauren Pirkle, the entire MannTuckerMuir team is available to assist our clients reach their objectives.
Scott Mann handles all aspects of Family Law matters, including divorce, spousal and child support, child custody, and premarital agreements. He accepts both traditional litigation and collaborative law cases. Mr. Mann is an American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers Fellow and is Past-President of the Kansas Bar Association Family Law Section. He is experienced in cases involving closely held business interests.
Mann received his Juris Doctorate at University of Missouri, Columbia. He is a member of the Johnson County Bar Association (Member, Family Law Bench-Bar Committee), Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association (Member, Domestic Law Committee; Executive Committee Member, Section of Family and The Law 2011), Kansas Bar Association (President, Family Law Section 2008-2009; Chair, Aviation Law Section 1994-1995), The Missouri Bar (Transportation Law Committee, 1995-1997; Member, Family Law Section), American Bar Association (Chair, Bankruptcy Committee of the Family Law Section, 2009-2012; Member, Editorial Board of "Family Advocate," 2011-2012).
Mann is a Fellow at the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers; Member, International Academy of Collaborative Practice; Treasurer for Kansas Chapter of AAML (2011-2014); Member, Impact KC (2008-2012); Chair, Public Works Committee, City of Fairway, Kansas (2005-2007); Member, City Council, City of Fairway, Kansas (2003-2007); Chair, Parks & Recreation Committee, City of Fairway, Kansas (2003-2005); Member, Board of Zoning Appeals, City of Fairway, Kansas (2001-2003); Chair, Board of Trustees, The Mercury Club Welfare Fund (2005); President, The Mercury Club (2004); Board Member, Children's Therapeutic Learning Center (1995-2001).
Mann was selected by peers for “Best of the Bar,” Kansas City Business Journal, (2006-2010, 2013) and for Missouri/Kansas Super Lawyers (2008-2014). He is an Editor, Kansas Bar Association “Practitioner’s Guide to Family Law,” 2nd Edition (2013) and a frequent lecturer at AAML, ABA, and state and local bar association continuing legal education seminars.
Stephanie Tucker Muir is a founding member of MannTuckerMuir. Prior to opening her own firm (formerly SRTM) in November, 2013, Stephanie was a partner with the law firm of Evans & Mullinix, P.A. Stephanie focuses her practice on family law issues such as divorce, determination of parentage, spousal support, child custody, child support and also assists individuals in post-decree modification matters.
Stephanie received her Juris Doctorate as well as her Bachelor's of Science at University of Kansas. She is a Kansas Family Law Trained Mediator, a member of the Johnson County Bar Association (Member, Family Law Small Section Committee), Barrister of the Johnson County Family Law Inn of Court, a member of the Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association, Kansas Bar Association, The Missouri Bar, Kansas Women's Attorney Association, and Association of Women Lawyers.
MannTuckerMuir's goal is to avoid trial, because it is best for the parties involved. A large majority of Stephanie's clients never see the inside of a courtroom. Stephanie fosters relationships with mental health professionals who are available for support should her clients need it. Stephanie prides herself in providing a complete range of services to her clients. She was selected as a Rising Star by Super Lawyers Magazine.