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William I. Heydman

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Practice Areas:

  • Family Law 95%
  • Divorce
  • Child Custody
  • Child Support
  • Paternity Cases
  • Adoption
  • General Civil Litigation 5%


Bill Heydman was born in Poughkeepsie, New York. He graduated from Northwestern Oklahoma State University with a B.A. degree in History and Economics in 1985. He graduated from the University of Oklahoma College of Law in 1988, and began his law practice in Kinsley, Kansas. He was a partner with Hope, Mills, Bolin, Collins, Ramsey & Heydman in Garden City, Kansas, and with Heydman Kliewer, LLP, also in Garden City, Kansas. He began his solo practice, Heydman Law, LLC in June of 2014, and his wife, Alicia, is his legal assistant. Bill has extensive experience in all areas of family law, and he has mediated over 500 child custody cases. Bill and Alicia have four children, and Western Kansas has been their home for the past 26 years.


  • University of Oklahoma College of Law, Norman, Oklahoma
    • J.D. - 05/1988
  • Northwestern Oklahoma State University, Alva, Oklahoma
    • B.A. - 05/1985
    • Major: History and Economics

Bar Admission

  • Kansas, 1988
  • U.S. District Court District of Kansas, 1988


  • Southwest Kansas Bar Association Civility Award 2001-2002

Classes & Seminars

  • Family Law Update, SW Kansas Bar Association, 2004
  • Business Law, Dodge City Community College, 1991 to 1992

Past Positions

  • Rae E. Batt, Attorney at Law, Associate, 1988 to 1990
  • William I. Heydman, Attorney at Law, Sole Practitioner, 1990 to 1995
  • Hope, Mills, Bolin, Collins, Ramsey & Heydman, Partner, 1995 to 2003
  • Heydman Kliewer, LLP, Partner, 2003 to 2014


  • English

Fraternities Or Sororities

  • Sigma Theta Kappa

Professional Associations

  • Kansas Bar Association, Member, 1988 to 2014
  • Southwest Kansas Bar Association, Member, 1988 to 2014

Current Employment Position

  • Sole Practitioner