Paternity Attorneys – Presumption of Paternity

Presumption of Paternity

The Presumption of Paternity is a powerful family law tool in Oklahoma. The impact of this legal tool is mostly felt when its least expected. Most often its felt when a married couple splits up without getting divorced and someone gets pregnant. Or if a party to the marriage gets pregnant by a man that inst her current husband.  In these and similar situations,…

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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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Filing for Paternity in Oklahoma

Family Lawyers In Tulsa-Filing for Paternity in Oklahoma Filing for Paternity in Oklahoma is remarkably similar to the process for filing for an Oklahoma Divorce. The minor child(ren) at issue must have resided in Oklahoma for the last six (6) months and must be found in the County in which the case is being filed. Either the mother or the father may file 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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Oklahoma Child Custody Law

Types of Child Custody in Oklahoma Oklahoma divides custody into two separate categories. Legal custody and physical custody. Legal custody is a party’s right to make decisions regarding the raising and care of a child. Physical custody is a party’s amount and type of visitation. However, custody can be further explained and awarded as follows: Joint Legal and Physical Custody . The term joint…

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