Prenuptial Agreements Oklahoma

Prenuptial agreements are enforceable in Oklahoma. Given that fifty percent of all marriage end in divorce, having a properly drafted prenuptial agreement is prudent. Prenuptial agreements are also used for civil unions or any other long term agreements between people. A prenup is a contract. The contract is entered into prior to the final marital or civil union. A properly written prenup must meet…

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Tulsa Divorce Lawyers-Serving My Spouse The Divorce Petition

Divorce Petition-Alternative Means For Service Of Process- When filing an initial petition for divorce or paternity in Tulsa, the non-filing parent must be served with the petition and a summons. When a parent is filing to modify a previous court order, the other parent must be properly served with that motion. When filing any other post decree relief, such as for contempt, the non-filing…

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How Much Child Support Do I have To Pay

What Counts as Income for Oklahoma Child Support Cases In a previous child support posting, we discussed how Oklahoma Child Support Law takes into consideration the parties’ gross income, over night visitations with the minor child, health insurance and day care expenses, when Oklahoma child support is calculated. While we went into more depth regarding day care, visitation, and health insurance, we only briefly…

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Tulsa Divorce, Child Support In Oklahoma

Child Support Lawyers in Oklahoma: Without getting into too much legal history, child support used to be an after thought. With the passing of laws, that set forth the child support guidelines in 1988, child support has become one of the biggest issues in current Tulsa Oklahoma Divorce and Paternity action. We have the hard job of breaking the news to some of our…

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Oklahoma Family Law: Am I Common Law Married

Common Law Marriage in Oklahomaand Family Law In Tulsa Oklahoma Oklahoma is one of the eight states in the United States of America that still recognizes common law marriage. What does it take to be considered married under common law? In Oklahoma, you have to establish the following: 1. The couple agrees to be husband and wife. 2. The couple is in a permanent…

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Tulsa Family Attorneys-Automatic Temporary Injunction-

AUTOMATIC TEMPORARY INJUNCTION ORDERS IN OKLAHOMA FAMILY COURT: When a divorce proceeding is filed in Tulsa Oklahoma, certain orders are automatically put into place by the Oklahoma Family Law Statutes. These automatic orders serve to help maintain a “status quo” until a formal temporary order can be entered by the Family Law Court in Oklahoma setting out child support, custody, visitation, alimony, property and…

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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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