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Defending Yourself Against False Child Abuse Allegations

Defending Yourself Against False Child Abuse Allegations

Being falsely accused of something you did not do can be extremely stressful. Your situation may feel hopeless at times when others are working against you, especially if the person working against you is your spouse. Unfortunately, false child abuse allegations are not entirely uncommon with child custody disputes and other divorce conflicts. False abuse allegations are often used by one parent to force the type of child custody desired by that parent. Be sure to talk with an Oklahoma Divorce [...]

Prenuptial and Postnuptial Agreements

Prenuptial and Postnuptial Agreements

Prenuptial and postnuptial agreements are written and signed legal contracts that decide what will happen with you and your spouse’s finances in the event of death or divorce. Most people know that divorces can come with heavy legal fees, stress, and long complex processes. Some couples choose to sign these agreements to save time and money in case the marriage ends in a divorce. To find out more about how to make a prenuptial or postnuptial agreement, be sure to [...]

Steps for Modifying Child Support in Oklahoma

Steps for Modifying Child Support in Oklahoma

After a divorce, paying for child support you can no longer afford is not an option for many people when financial circumstances change. Some parents unexpectedly lose their job, change jobs, or find themselves in a financial bind. When this happens, paying the same amount of child support each month can be close to impossible. The good news is you have the option to modify child support as long as your justification is valid. Try talking with an Oklahoma Divorce [...]

The 12 Grounds for Divorce in Oklahoma

The 12 Grounds for Divorce in Oklahoma

Grounds for divorce represents a legal reason for obtaining an official divorce. States vary on the grounds for divorce they require and without meeting the requirements, you may not be granted a divorce. Oklahoma recognizes 12 different grounds that would qualify. Knowing these can help you figure out whether you and your spouse have a legal justification for seeking a divorce. To find out more about what options you have, be sure to talk to an Oklahoma Family Lawyer.  12 [...]

How is Child Support Calculated in Oklahoma?

How is Child Support Calculated in Oklahoma?

Calculating child support in Oklahoma is done by the family court system and involves several complex factors. Factors like you and your spouse’s income will be looked at along with interfering factors like disabilities and what type of child custody is awarded. Some parents worry about whether they will be able to afford child support or what they will do if they lose their job. Child support can be modified in certain cases when circumstances change significantly. Talk to an Oklahoma [...]

What is a Temporary Injunction During a Divorce?

What is a Temporary Injunction During a Divorce?

Divorces tend to involve a lot of legal decisions, some of which may involve temporary injunctions and restraining orders until the family court makes final decisions. In some cases, these temporary restrictions may become permanent by the end of the divorce trial through court orders. However, working with the right lawyer may be able to help you avoid permanent restrictions. Talk to an Oklahoma Family Lawyer to find out more information regarding your legal options.  Temporary Injunction Restrictions Temporary injunctions are [...]

What Can I Do If I Am Denied Visitation Rights or Custody?

What Can I Do If I Am Denied Visitation Rights or Custody?

After a divorce, visitation rights and partial custody for a parent who does not have full custody mean a lot to that parent. When a parent is denied the visitation rights or custody they were promised by the court, the natural response is to be angry or upset. This can happen when one ex-spouse refuses to cooperate with the orders issued by the court. However, you do not have to let this happen. Talk to an experienced Oklahoma Divorce Lawyer [...]

When You May be Exempt from a Parent Education Program

When You May be Exempt from a Parent Education Program

Many legal decisions and court orders are made during the divorce process. One of these legal decisions involves figuring out whether you and your spouse should participate in a parent education program. This choice is often in favor of a parent education program for almost any kind of divorce case, but there are certain circumstances that will exempt you and your spouse from such a program. If you have questions about this or about divorce in general, be sure to talk [...]

Can a Grandparent Lose Visitation Rights?

Can a Grandparent Lose Visitation Rights?

Parents are not the only ones who can lose visitation rights after circumstances like divorce or domestic violence. Grandparents can also lose visitation rights, but often for far less than abuse. Both parents of the child have the right to revoke a grandparent’s visitation rights simply because they do not want their child around the grandparent. This can put a lot of strain on the family. Try talking to an Oklahoma Family Lawyer to see what your legal options [...]