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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Oklahoma Child Custody and Active Military Persons

How Military Service Affects Child Custody and Visitation Having a family member who is an active member in the armed services can be stressful, especially if that individual is about to be deployed overseas. Attempting to plan or change child visitation or even having a pending family law case can certainly add to this stress. Fortunately, Oklahoma has enacted several new laws that help…

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In Oklahoma Custody Cases Can The Children Choose Who To Live With

Child Preference-Oklahoma Custody and Visitation InOklahoma, custody of a minor child is split into two types of custody. First, there is legal custody, this essentially means which parent is charged with making the decisions regarding those things that impact the child’s life on a long term basis. Secondly, there is physical custody, which is really the amount of visitation that each parent receives with…

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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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