Trust Administration

The process of probate or trust administration can be confusing and time-consuming.  Our attorneys advise executors, administrators, trustees, and other fiduciaries during the administration of estates and trusts.  Our law firm offers experience, compassion, and skill to help fiduciaries properly discharge their responsibilities with the goal of getting through the process of passing assets following a death in a timely and cost-effective manner.  In addition, we offer advice regarding potential claims against an estate and defend against any claims that arise. We will help you […]

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Water Law

The firm has a rich history of experience with water rights. Since its formation, Mr. Adrian has served as legal counsel for the Equus Beds Groundwater Management District. The District manages the groundwater for Sedgwick, Harvey, McPherson, and Reno counties. Approximately 2,000 non-domestic wells pump an average of 51.2 billion gallons from the Equus Beds aquifer every year. A significant portion of Wichita’s water is also withdrawn from the aquifer. Mr. Adrian’s position as legal counsel for the district has made him very experienced in handling […]

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Natural Resources Law

Pankratz & Hodge, P.A. has attorneys experienced in natural resources law.  One facet of natural resources law is environmental law encompasses a complex range of federal statutes including the Clean Water Act (CWA), and the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA). Practice in this area also demands knowledge of state laws relating to a variety of different issues impacting the environment. The firm usually deals with environmental law cases in an advisory role by helping business clients to proactively ensure compliance with these […]

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Kansas Water Law Blog Launched

Adrian & Pankratz, P.A. announces the launch of its new water law blog!  The blog can be found at the following link:  The blog will feature articles on important topics and current events involving water law and water rights.  The blog will also include links to various resources germane to water law.  The authors of the blog, Tom Adrian and Dave Stucky, are both partners at Adrian & Pankratz, P.A.

Health Law

Our insight and knowledge in the changing field of health care law is based on our representation of physicians, hospitals, and other health care providers. We are committed to staying abreast of the complex developments currently altering the medical profession. Our lawyers are experienced in health care related litigation and represent the NMC Health and its doctors, in matters ranging from licensing disputes and coverage issues to bond issues and Industrial Revenue Bonds for the expansions of the hospital’s services. Areas of Representation Stark and […]

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