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What Tennessee Family Courts Recommend for Separated Parents

What Tennessee Family Courts Recommend for Separated Parents

Being a divorced single parent is not always easy and can come with a variety of unexpected hardships. You may have concerns about your children and whether your spouse is taking proper care of your child if they gained full custody. Under the best interests of the child standard, you may have options to intervene when you think your child is being mistreated. Family courts also have certain recommendations for child-raising for divorced parents. Consider seeking help from an [...]

How Can My Credit Be Affected by a Divorce in Oklahoma?

How Can My Credit Be Affected by a Divorce in Oklahoma?

You might be wondering how a divorce in Oklahoma may affect your credit score and credit card debt. These are two important and reasonable things to be concerned about because they can both affect your financial future. Whether you have concerns about your credit score or how credit card debt will be divided during the divorce, knowing what your legal options are is vital for safeguarding your finances. To learn more, consider talking with an Oklahoma Family Lawyer for professional advice. Protecting [...]

Options for Seeking Divorce During COVID-19

Options for Seeking Divorce During COVID-19

The coronavirus (COVID-19) has created a number of problems for people across the United States, including unique challenges for people who are either seeking a divorce or the modification of an Oklahoma divorce court order. Many people find themselves unsure about what they are allowed to do during this pandemic, including whether a divorce can go to trial or family law orders can be changed. Others who have already gone through a divorce are wondering what the rules are [...]

Ways to Financially Prepare for Your Divorce

Ways to Financially Prepare for Your Oklahoma Divorce

Men, women, and children can all be affected financially after an Oklahoma divorce. With all the legal fees and court-ordered financial responsibilities that can come with a divorce, many people are left with heavy expenses. However, there might be some legal ways around this. Working with an experienced Oklahoma Family Attorney means you open up legal options for defending your preferences when it comes to alimony and child support. Potential Financial Consequences of Divorce in OK Anyone can be impacted financially [...]

How Cross-Examination Works During a Divorce Trial

How Cross-Examination Works During a Divorce Trial

Cross-examination happens during a divorce trial when the family court needs to find out more information from both sides. By comparing information from both sides, the court can uncover previously hidden contradictions and lies. In some cases, a cross-examination may hurt you, but in other cases, a cross-examination might help you. Knowing how a cross-examination works and what to expect can help you better prepare for this stage of the divorce trial. Working with an experienced Oklahoma Divorce Lawyer can also [...]

Your Options to Respond to a Divorce Petition

Your Options to Respond to a Divorce Petition

You have four main options to respond to a divorce petition and summons that are served upon you. Finding out that your spouse wants a divorce without any warning can be difficult enough to process, but not knowing what to do can be stressful. To avoid undue stress, learn more about your legal options when you are served with a divorce and the consequences or benefits each option comes with. When you have questions, do not hesitate to reach out [...]

Helpful Information You Should Know About the Divorce Discovery Process

Helpful Information You Should Know About the Divorce Discovery Process

A lot can happen during the discovery process of a divorce case that many people are not aware of. Knowing what can happen and why certain things can happen will not only help you prepare for what to expect but might help you prepare better for your defense. Rather than being thrown in blind, you can look at the different types of discoveries and reasons for discovery. Working with an experienced Oklahoma Divorce Lawyer can also help you build a stronger [...]

When Can a Guardian ad Litem Be Assigned to My Divorce Trial?

When Can a Guardian ad Litem Be Assigned to My Divorce Trial?

A guardian ad litem is a trained professional who can be assigned to your divorce case to handle aspects like child custody, child support, domestic violence, and child abuse. These professionals can make a large impact on the outcomes of your divorce trial, but there are only certain circumstances in which they might be appointed to your case. Knowing these circumstances and what the guardian ad litem will do can help you better prepare for your divorce trial. If [...]

How Much Does Adoption Cost?

How Much Does Adoption Cost?

If you are thinking about adoption as a single parent, after marriage, or after a divorce, then you might be wondering how much adoption costs. Adoption is not cheap but varies in expense by the type of adoption you choose. There are several steps that need to happen before an adoption is finalized. These steps are what can make adoption expensive. Talk to an Oklahoma Family Lawyer if you have any questions about this or find yourself stuck.  Different Types of [...]

How Does Insanity Work as Grouds for a Divorce?

How Does Insanity Work as Grouds for a Divorce?

One of the 12 grounds for divorce in Oklahoma is insanity, but not everyone knows exactly what this means. Insanity has a long legal history of being defined in different ways with difficulties in court arising as a result. Knowing the difference between the legal definition and other definitions of insanity is important when you want to file a divorce for reasons of insanity. There are several things you will need to prove. If you have questions, then feel free to [...]