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What Crimes Prevent Parents from Gaining Child Custody?

What Crimes Prevent Parents from Gaining Child Custody?

When you feel like your child is in danger, the world seems to stop and nothing else matters. Finding out your child could be sent to your ex-spouse who has an abusive past or the potential for child abuse is scary. This is the last thing most parents want for their children. The good news is you have legal options under the best interests of the child standard. Do not hesitate to consult with an Oklahoma Family Attorney about [...]

Can Oklahoma Child Support Ever Be Terminated?

Can Oklahoma Child Support Ever Be Terminated?

Life after an Oklahoma divorce may not always be stable for you whether this is with your job, house, or physical health. Financial disasters can happen at almost any time, but so can tragedies like death. Not everyone realizes how many changes in circumstances surrounding the child can lead to a termination of child support. Being aware of this can better prepare you for child support ending if you are receiving child support. Talk to an Oklahoma Divorce Lawyer [...]

How Do I Prove Child Neglect in an Oklahoma Divorce?

How Do I Prove Child Neglect in an Oklahoma Divorce?

Finding out your child was neglected by your ex-spouse while you were away or when you were busy during the Oklahoma divorce trial can be hopelessly frustrating. The person you thought you could trust has failed to care for your child in ways that may have led to your child not being fed, protected, or cleaned. While the situation may feel helpless at first, there are ways you can work with the family court to remove your child from [...]

What Are My Options If My Spouse Violates Oklahoma Divorce Orders?

What Are My Options If My Spouse Violates Oklahoma Divorce Orders?

When you finally finished the tedious Oklahoma divorce process, the last thing you want to deal with is more conflict but the reality is that many ex-spouses find themselves dealing with their ex-spouses not following court orders. This can lead to a lot of stress and might take the form of your spouse not returning your children, failing to follow child custody rules, and not paying child support. If any of these sounds like your situation, then consider asking [...]

How Do I Prove Abandonment in an Oklahoma Divorce?

How Do I Prove Abandonment in an Oklahoma Divorce?

Part of going through the legal process of a divorce is picking and proving your grounds for divorce. One of the Oklahoma divorce grounds is abandonment, something that not everyone is entirely sure how to prove in a family court. Working with an experienced Oklahoma Family Attorney might be able to help you with this along with figuring out whether your case meets the legal definition of abandonment. Proving Abandonment in an Oklahoma Divorce The first step for proving abandonment in [...]

Can a Noncustodial Parent Become an Oklahoma Custodial Parent?

Can a Noncustodial Parent Become an Oklahoma Custodial Parent?

As a noncustodial parent, you may find yourself frustrated with not being able to see your child if visitation restrictions have been put in place or if your ex-spouse has placed your child in danger and you feel like you have no control. Just because the Oklahoma divorce trial led to you becoming a noncustodial parent does not mean you can never seek to become a custodial parent. You might have the option to revoke the parental rights of [...]

The Financial Stages of an Oklahoma Divorce

The Financial Stages of an Oklahoma Divorce

One of the most common struggles during and after an Oklahoma divorce is dealing with all the financial problems that can come up. Not only can court and other legal fees add up, but the financial division of property and debt can make some people end up not wanting to seek a divorce. Without any preparation or knowledge of how all this works, many people are left struggling with major financial pitfalls that they did not see coming. If [...]

What Are the Most Common Reasons for Oklahoma Divorce?

What Are the Most Common Reasons for Oklahoma Divorce?

People seek divorce for many reasons, some of which involve personal differences and others after years of abuse. Being aware of these various reasons is important for figuring out which Oklahoma grounds for divorce category your divorce fits into. The first step in any Oklahoma divorce is establishing your grounds for divorce and then communicating this to your spouse. When you and your spouse disagree on things like child custody or property division, that is when professional legal help [...]

How Your Children May React to Your Oklahoma Divorce

How Your Children May React to Your Oklahoma Divorce

Divorces are something most people dread, especially children, depending on the circumstances. Some children may look forward to the divorce when domestic violence and abuse are high while other children may dread being separated from either parent. This is not an easy transition for anyone, but since everyone is different, each child may react in a different way. Certain reactions could potentially affect the outcome of your Oklahoma divorce. Talk to an Oklahoma Divorce Attorney to learn more. Ways [...]

Can a Judge Suspend Mediation for an Oklahoma Divorce?

Can a Judge Suspend Mediation for an Oklahoma Divorce?

Divorce mediation is something many people find solace in because of how much time and money mediation can save them compared to an Oklahoma divorce trial. However, not everyone realizes that a family court judge can suspend and stop people from using divorce mediation services if domestic violence or child abuse is suspected or reported. Knowing about some of the legal exceptions to this might give you the chance to gain your mediation options back. Talk to an Oklahoma [...]