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  • 7 Ways Custody Can Be Lost In An Oklahoma City Divorce

    Divorce requires marital property to be divided, how much and to whom spousal support will be paid, how child support will be allocated, as well as how custody of your children will be allocated. When negotiating each of these particular issues, there are things that you can do to decrease your chances of receiving the settlement […]

  • How the Court divides Business Interests In An Oklahoma Divorce

    One of the biggest concerns of divorcing couples is how their property will be divided in their divorce. You and your spouse can either work out these issues between yourselves and have the arrangement approved by a judge, or leave it to the court to decide completely. Here is a look at how business interests […]

  • Can I Modify My Oklahoma City Divorce Decree?

    It is not uncommon for ex-spouses to need or desire a modification of the particulars of their original divorce decree. Oklahoma allows either party to modify certain elements of their divorce decree, under certain conditions. The most common modification to an Oklahoma City Divorce Decree involves adjustments to the terms of child support or child […]

  • The Court’s Role In Your Oklahoma City Divorce Settlement

    The court’s role in an Oklahoma City divorce is to resolve issues that you and your spouse could  not resolve during mediation or negotiations. Thus, the court has the power to ultimately decide how you, your spouse and your family will continue to live your lives after the divorce by deciding the following issues with […]

  • Do I Need a Lawyer to Prepare a Will in Oklahoma?

    The purpose of preparing a will before you die is twofold: to ensure that your estate is disposed of in the manner you wish; and to save your family from the time, money, and emotional burden it takes to make these difficult decisions while grieving your death. Ordinarily, you do not need an attorney to […]

  • How can I prepare for my first meeting with a divorce attorney?

    When you are considering divorce, you may have questions about how the law applies to you, or how the changes may affect your family’s well being (financial or otherwise). During this time, it is advisable to consult with an experienced and knowledgeable attorney you can trust.  Once you have found an attorney, there are several […]

  • Can Grandparents Receive Visitation Rights in Oklahoma?

    While parents have the primary right to determine how to raise their children, Oklahoma statutes provide certain rights for grandparents as well. One of the most debated family law issues is whether or not grandparents should have visitation rights. This article discusses grandparents visitation rights in Oklahoma. Unfortunately, when the relationship between a mother and […]

  • What Happens if I Die Without a Will in Oklahoma?

    A common misconception family law attorneys encounter is that if someone dies without a designated will, his or her spouse will inherit all of the estate; or if there is no spouse, the children will be the beneficiaries of the estate. Neither of these statements is true in every case, and it is wise to […]

  • Who Can Get Married in Oklahoma

    Most people think of marriage as a romantic arrangement, but in fact it is a legal contract with terms written by the state in which the marriage took place. So, like with any other contract, certain requirements must be met in order for a marriage to be valid. Whether you are getting married in a […]

  • Can I Withhold Child Support Payments In Oklahoma?

    Parents have a legal obligation to support their children. This is regardless of where you live and under what circumstances. If you are a divorced, separated or unwed parent who can’t agree with your child’s other parent about how support for your child is to be allocated, the court will intervene. This often means ordering […]

  • Do I Need a Lawyer to File For Divorce In Oklahoma

    Divorces or most often painful and even a simple uncontested divorce can take a huge emotional toll on you and your family. Contested divorces can last for years, and even if a settlement is reached without going to trial, can ultimately cost each spouse thousands of dollars. There is no legal requirement to be represented […]

  • What State is in Charge of Custody When Spouses Live in Different States?

    When parents divorce, one of the main concerns is how custody of their children will be arranged. The ideal situation would be for parents to come to an amicable agreement on their own. Unfortunately, this is doesn’t always happen and the court of the state in which they live step in and make the arrangements […]

  • How Can I Have My Marriage Annulled in Oklahoma?

    There are various reasons why individuals and couples seek to have their marriages annulled, such as to avoid the social stigma of divorce or because their religion or culture frowns upon divorce. Regardless of how you come to decision to seek an annulment, you can have your marriage annulled in Oklahoma, if you can meet […]

  • What Are the Legal Benefits of Marriage in Oklahoma?

    It is increasingly more common for couples to live in longtime loving relationships without ever choosing to marry.  However, marriage confers upon couples many legal rights and benefits that couples that simply cohabitate do not enjoy. These rights and benefits differ from state to state. This article outlines the legal rights of married couples and […]