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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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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