Family Law Attorney Tulsa-Child Support

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Child support is one of the most disputed issues between parents. There’s the often used phrase that the only two certain things in life are death and taxes. To be certain, the other is child support. If you are a parent in the State of Oklahoma going through either a divorce involving minor children or a  paternity, you can be certain that child support…

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Child Preference Oklahoma Child Custody

Child Preference in Oklahoma Child Custody

Child Preference in Oklahoma Child Custody cases is important to determine custody.¬† ¬†Contrary to their name, final orders such as Decrees of Paternity and Decrees of Divorce, are never truly “final orders”. When it comes to orders involving legal custody, physical custody (visitation), and child support, They can always be modified for cause. Child Preference in Oklahoma Child Custody is one of the biggest…

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Family Lawyers, Child Custody Modification

My Child Wants to Live with Me: Does This Justify a Modification of Custody in Oklahoma? The process of developing custody orders in an Oklahoma divorce or paternity action focuses on the best interest of the child. There are many factors relevant to this analysis, but one that is commonly misunderstood is the role and weight given to the preferences of minor children. While…

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Tulsa Child Custody Attorneys-Visitation And Custody Rights

Why Custodial Parents Should Be Supportive of the Other Parentai??i??s Visitation in Oklahoma Because the Tulsa Oklahoma divorce process and other Oklahoma child custody disputes can have a detrimental impact on children, Oklahoma Family Law provides safeguards designed to protect children from the impact of custody and visitation disputes between parents.Oklahoma Family Courts use the best interest of the child standard as the test…

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Tulsa Family Lawyers-How Much Child Support Will I Have To Pay-

Child Support in Oklahoma-How Will Your Income Be Calculated for Child Support Purposes- When ever I sign up a new Paternity or Divorce case in Tulsa Oklahoma, more often than not I am asked what a person’s child support will be or what amount of child support they can expect to pay. The question, while seemingly simple, involves lots of separate individual pieces of…

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Oklahoma Deteminations Of Paternity

Determinations of Child Paternity in Oklahoma: What happens when a married couple separates, without getting a divorce, and the wife has child with another man? What happens if a couple has a child, but the husband finds out later that the child isn’t his? In these and similar situations, there is a presumption that the husband is the father. Under Oklahoma Law and the…

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Oklahoma Paternity and Child Custody

DNA Testing and Denying Paternity Taking a DNA, may seem like a simple way to determine the true paternity of a minor child. However, as previously discussed, there is a presumption of paternity in certain situations. A DNA test may not save you from having to pay child support or preventing an individual from having rights of visitation and custody of your child. The…

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Tulsa Oklahoma Divorce Lawyers-Can I Move My Children Out Of State After My Divorce

Relocation of a Parent with the Minor Children Life situations often change and these changes can have a drastic effect on an already established joint custody and visitation schedule in Oklahoma. One of these changes is when a parent in a Oklahoma divorce or a paternity action wants to relocate with the minor children to a different location or State. Oklahoma family law statutes…

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Family Lawyers in Tulsa Ok, Guardian Ad Litem.

What is a Guardian Ad Litem A Guardian Ad Litem (or GAL) is a family court appointed attorney that acts an as “arm” of the family court in Ok to investigate the parties of a Oklahoma divorce, paternity, guardianship or adoption matter, when custody and visitation are contested issues. . The GAL will make such investigations as they deem necessary to ascertain the facts,…

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Calculating Child Support if You Are Self Employed

How Does Self Employment Affect Child Support As previously discussed, when calculating child support in Oklahoma an individual is imputed at their gross income with only specifically set out items that are excluded. As a reminder Oklahoma has determined gross income to be any “earned income” with ‘earned income” defined as income received from labor or the sale of goods or services and includes….

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