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What If My Ex-Spouse Took My Child?

What If My Ex-Spouse Took My Child?

When your ex-spouse takes away your child against your will, the situation can feel hopeless. You might start thinking you will never see your child again or that nothing can be done. The good thing is you can take several legal steps to have your child found and returned. There are also steps you can take after an Oklahoma divorce to prevent this from happening again. All you have to do is talk to an Oklahoma divorce lawyer to [...]

My Ex-Spouse Broke My Restraining Order

My Ex-Spouse Broke My Restraining Order

Dealing with domestic violence or stalking after a divorce can be overwhelming. The last thing you want to deal with next is your ex-spouse violating your restraining order. This can make you feel like nothing is working. However, there are several legal actions you can take after a divorce in Oklahoma, specifically, to end the harassment. Talk to an Oklahoma family attorney to learn more about ways you can take legal action. What Can a Family Law Judge Enforce? Each state [...]

Three Questions to Ask Yourself When Filing for Divorce

Three Questions to Ask Yourself When Filing for Divorce

When you are considering a divorce or going through a divorce, there are three vital questions you must ask yourself. Answering these questions is needed for each phase of the divorce process. They can help you figure out whether your Oklahoma divorce will go to trial and how long this process may take. If you ever have any questions, consider talking to an Oklahoma divorce lawyer. Ask Yourself These Three Divorce Questions The three most important questions you want to ask [...]

What If My Ex-Spouse is Stalking Me?

What If My Ex-Spouse is Stalking Me?

The point of an Oklahoma divorce for many people is to move away from your spouse. When your ex-spouse stalks you after the divorce, this can defeat all the trouble you went through to separate. Constant stalking can build up and create significant distress for the person being stalked. You may no longer feel safe and this can start impacting your daily life. No one should have to deal with this. Try talking to an Oklahoma family attorney to [...]

How to Protect Your Credit Score in a Divorce

How to Protect Your Credit Score in a Divorce

Credit scores are what allow us to buy a house, car, or obtain better deals on loans. When our credit score dips, all kinds of financial problems can arise. One of the last things you want to deal with is credit problems on top of all the other challenges of a sudden divorce in Oklahoma, like anywhere else. Knowing what can happen with credit in a divorce can help your prepare but knowing ways to avoid bad credit can [...]

How to Create a Divorce Financial Plan

How to Create a Divorce Financial Plan

Financial plans sound tedious, but in reality, they do not take much time. Many financial plans are straightforward, and the benefits are numerous. One of the main things people worry about with an Oklahoma divorce is how their finances will be affected. The benefits of a financial plan are avoiding these financial pitfalls and managing your money more effectively. Ask an Oklahoma family attorney for help if you have any questions. How to Create a Financial Plan for Divorce Creating a [...]

What Are the Different Types of Divorce Visitation?

What Are the Different Types of Divorce Visitation?

Not everyone realizes there are various types of divorce visitation arrangements. They can control when you see your children, how you see your children, and where you are allowed to go with your children. In Oklahoma, some divorce outcomes require supervised visitation with your children. If you find yourself in with a visitation schedule you did not want, you might be able to change this. Talk to an Oklahoma divorce lawyer to find out what you can do to change [...]

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 [...]