Gender Preference in Child Custody Cases

gender preference in child custody

Gender Preference in Child Custody cases is an important aspect of family law in Oklahoma.  It’s a legal rumor that mothers always get custody of their children.  In the past, certain doctrines have preferred the mother.  However, fathers who assert their rights can receive custody as well.  In fact, courts have explicitly made a move […]

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Stalking Crimes Explained by OKC Attorneys

Stalking

Stalking is a crime that can occur against anyone.  However, the majority of victims are women.  Stalkers usually act on one of several emotions based on a real or imagined relationship with the victim.  These include:  extreme jealousy, need for control and contact, rage, and/or complete obsession. Stalkers generally spend an inordinate amount of time […]

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Prenatal Paternity Testing Explained

Prenatal Paternity Testing

Paternity cases are those cases where a child is born to unwed parents. In this kind of case the question of whose the Dad is often raised. Also, in a paternity case there need to be a formal adjudication of the natural father rights to custody and visitation. Prenatal paternity testing is a possibility in […]

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Calculating Child Support Payments

Calculating Child Support Payments

Calculating child support payments owed and the Oklahoma child support calculator are some of the most common questions our family law attorneys receive.  After figuring out who pays and how long one pays child support, the next question is:  How do the courts calculate the amount?  This article will summarize the process for Calculating Child […]

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Dividing Debts in Oklahoma Divorce

Dividing Debts in Oklahoma Divorce

Dividing Debts in Oklahoma Divorce is not as simple as who acquired the debt and when. When you’re going through a divorce there’s more involved then child custody and visitation. Often times the emotion involved with deciding about child custody and the divorce process itself may cloud issues surrounding dividing marital debt. Given the complexity […]

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Describing Oklahoma Common Law Marriage

Oklahoma Common Law Marriage

Oklahoma Common Law Marriage is a thing and lots of people call asking about it each day.Oklahoma is a state that recognizes common law marriage.  The existence of a common law marriage has legal ramifications though.  Most people are unaware of these.  It is therefore, important to know if you are in a common law […]

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OKC Family Lawyers Explain Emergency Custody Orders in Oklahoma City

Emergency Custody Orders in Oklahoma City

Emergency Custody Orders in Oklahoma City are filed on a daily basis in and around Oklahoma County. In November of 2017, a Muskogee couple lost their children in an Emergency Custody order.  The children, ages 7 and 8, sought help from a neighbor when they could not awake their parents.  The neighbor, upon entering the […]

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