Roya R. Hough

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Kansas City, MO

Hough Law Firm
 | 4700 Belleview, Suite 404
Kansas City, MO 64112
Phone: 816-307-4455
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2020
Licensed Since: 1990
Education: Columbia Law School
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law
  • Virtual Appointments
Attorney Profile

Attorney Roya R. Hough is the founder and owner of Hough Law Firm in Kansas City, Missouri. A top-rated lawyer with nearly 30 years of total legal experience, Ms. Hough focuses her practice solely on family law, and she provides unmatched counsel and support to clients throughout the greater Kansas City metro areas of Kansas and Missouri who are going through a divorce or have some other serious legal issue affecting their families.

Over the course of her legal career, Ms. Hough has achieved remarkable success guiding her clients throughout the divorce process and helping them make the best-informed decisions regarding child custody and support, alimony, property division and other related matters. She has extensive experience handling same-sex and LGBTQ family law issues, and she maintains an unwavering focus on protecting her clients' rights and interests at all turns while helping them obtain the favorable outcomes they expect and deserve as efficiently and cost-effectively as possible.

A 1989 graduate of the University of Missouri, Ms. Hough remained at her alma mater and obtained her Juris Doctor from the University of Missouri – Columbia School of Law in 1990. She has argued before all appellate and judicial courts in Missouri, and she handles virtually every domestic relations issue imaginable.

Prior to entering private practice, Ms. Hough worked for more than 10 years at the Missouri Department of Social Services, and she served as assistant general counsel for the Missouri Department of Mental Health, where she dealt with complex guardianship cases for disabled children and adults alike. She is also a former legal counsel with the 17th Judicial Circuit’s Office of the Juvenile Officer, where she handled numerous cases involving child abuse and the termination of parental rights.

Ms. Hough is an active member of the Missouri Bar Association's family law and juvenile law committees as well as the Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association, the Association for Women Lawyers, the National Institute for Trial Advocacy and the American Bar Association. She has also published articles and conducted several lectures and seminars across her region on a variety of legal topics.

Practice Areas
  • 100%Family Law
Focus Areas

Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation


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About Roya Hough

Admitted: 1990, Missouri

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Bar/Professional Activity:

  • American Bar Association
  • Association for Women Lawyers
  • National Institute for Trial Advocacy
  • Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association
  • Missouri Bar Association, Family Law Committee
  • Missouri Bar Association, Juvenile Law Committee

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Right of Counsel & Role of Counsel,Juvenile Law Deskbook Missouri Bar Association
  • William Woods College, Adjunct Professor, Juvenile Law and Procedure
  • Juvenile Law: A Year in Review, 63 Mo. Law Rev. 459 (1998)
  • Missouri Department of Social Services, Division of Family Services, Division of Aging
  • Missouri Coalition Against Domestic Violence
  • Missouri Juvenile Justice Association

Educational Background:

  • B.A., University of Missouri – Columbia, 1989
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Office Location for Roya R. Hough

4700 Belleview
Suite 404
Kansas City, MO 64112

Phone: 816-307-4455

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Last Updated: 11/24/2020

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