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When Do Oklahoma Family Courts Enforce Divorce Counseling?

When Do Oklahoma Family Courts Enforce Divorce Counseling?

Divorces are not easy to handle for everyone. Some people may find themselves in need of counseling and others may want their children to see a counselor because of worries about how the divorce will affect them. In some Oklahoma divorce cases, the family court will order parents and children to attend therapy for a set period of time. This can raise concerns about paying for therapy. If you have any questions, feel free to reach out to an [...]

What Causes Financial Problems After an Oklahoma Divorce?

What Causes Financial Problems After an Oklahoma Divorce?

Divorces are not always cheap. Legal fees, division of property, child support, and alimony can all add up fast. Not everyone can adjust well to all the financial changes that happen during and after an Oklahoma divorce. However, with the right knowledge and financial techniques, you might be able to save yourself financially during a lengthy divorce trial. Consider reaching out to an Oklahoma Family Attorney to learn more about your options. Why Some People Struggle Financially During an Oklahoma [...]

How Will an Oklahoma Divorce Affect My Stimulus Check?

How Will an Oklahoma Divorce Affect My Stimulus Check?

After the third stimulus check came in, some people were wondering why they did not receive the check and others were questioning how their Oklahoma divorce might affect their ability to receive the next stimulus check. The reality is that a divorce can complicate the situation with receiving your stimulus check. Whether you receive your stimulus money in full may depend on child support orders, alimony, and other legal factors surrounding your divorce case. Talk to an Oklahoma Divorce [...]

What is Parental Kidnapping in Oklahoma?

What is Parental Kidnapping in Oklahoma?

Not everyone realizes that a violation of child custody orders during an Oklahoma divorce can have serious legal consequences, especially if the violations involve taking the child from the other parent to another location. Some parents do not realize they can prevent their spouse from taking their child to another state by invoking an emergency order. Being aware of these different legal issues can help you avoid them and use them when you feel like your child’s safety is [...]

When Can I Have My Oklahoma Marriage Annulled?

When Can I Have My Oklahoma Marriage Annulled?

Whether your marriage was forced, involved fraud, or ended up being something you did not want, you might be able to skip divorce through annulment if certain conditions are met. Most people already know how tedious the Oklahoma divorce process can be, but not everyone realizes when they can avoid a divorce trial entirely. Knowing when your marriage could qualify for annulment can save you a lot of time and money. To start, consider talking to an Oklahoma Divorce [...]

Ways to Avoid Legal Issues During Your Oklahoma Divorce

Ways to Avoid Legal Issues During Your Oklahoma Divorce

Going through an Oklahoma divorce is not usually easy for anyone, especially when children are involved and both parents want full custody. This can lead to high emotions that lead to poor decisions or exaggerated accusations against the other spouse. All this does is create more resentment and legal complications for both spouses. To avoid running into legal problems during your divorce, consider talking to an Oklahoma Family Attorney for assistance. How to Maintain Professionalism During Your Oklahoma Divorce Maintaining [...]

What Are the Financial Costs of an Oklahoma Divorce?

What Are the Financial Costs of an Oklahoma Divorce?

Most people have already heard that divorces are not cheap, but not everyone knows where all these expenses come from. Breaking down the various fees and costs of an Oklahoma divorce might be able to help you better prepare for your divorce. There are also ways you can save money during a divorce by choosing alternatives like mediation. If you ever have any questions about the divorce process itself, then feel free to talk to an Oklahoma Divorce Attorney. How [...]

Why Habitual Drunkenness Often Ends in Oklahoma Divorces

Why Habitual Drunkenness Often Ends in Oklahoma Divorces

Hundreds of marriages end each year because of heavy alcohol use by one or both spouses. One of the Oklahoma grounds for divorce is habitual drunkenness, otherwise known as heavy consumption of alcohol and alcohol abuse. If your marriage has been rough because of alcohol use by your spouse and you are seeking grounds for an Oklahoma divorce, then you may be able to file for divorce due to habitual drunkenness. Consider talking to an Oklahoma Family Attorney for [...]

Can You Seek Divorce for Irreconcilable Differences in Oklahoma?

Can You Seek Divorce for Irreconcilable Differences in Oklahoma?

In some Oklahoma divorce cases, no spouse was at fault for the divorce, but either one or both spouses want to end the marriage for other reasons. This is when many states use the irreconcilable difference grounds for divorce as the legal reason the couple is seeking a divorce. However, irreconcilable differences are not listed as a ground for divorce in Oklahoma. Instead, Oklahoma lists incompatibility as one of the 12 grounds for divorce. Feel free to talk to [...]

Costs and Benefits of Oklahoma Divorce Mediation

Costs and Benefits of Oklahoma Divorce Mediation

Most people want to avoid Oklahoma divorce trials at all costs, especially now that things have become more complicated with the coronavirus. Mediation is one way to potentially avoid a divorce trial and has many benefits by comparison. However, mediation also comes with some risks and costs that you may want to consider before making a decision. Talk to an Oklahoma Family Attorney to learn more about your divorce options. What Are the Benefits of Oklahoma Divorce Mediation? There are [...]