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1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Child Custody for Oklahoma on
Q: joint legal custody and father is refusing to administer son's adhd medication during every other weekend visitation

5 year old not good to withdraw from meds for 2 days and what can i do

Gary Johnston Dean
Gary Johnston Dean
answered on Jun 20, 2022

You need to contact your attorney to bring matter before the Court. The judge likely will order the meds given as prescribed.

2 Answers | Asked in Family Law and Child Custody for Oklahoma on
Q: A family member has my kids and went to court for temporary custody it’s been more than a year since court and I want

And I want my kids back, they haven’t taken me back to court for it and i just want to know if I can show up and get my kids since the tempo custody was for 6 months and it’s been way past that. I just found out about this. My parents who have my kids dislike me very much. They had nothing... Read more »

Gary Johnston Dean
Gary Johnston Dean
answered on Jun 19, 2022

You should not attempt to grab your kids, this could hurt your chances of regaining legal custody. You need to retain an experienced family law attorney to help you regain legal custody.

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1 Answer | Asked in Divorce, Personal Injury and Real Estate Law for Oklahoma on
Q: I got screw ultra big time by a realitor who sold my house to her investor buddy I have try to sue but have reverse dee

The realtor had scam artest investor do and inspection then he ask for a price reduction of $1000.00 I said no but the realtor trick my divorce into says yes and it closing it went for a $1000 less. So lost $500 on sale of house. I have huge emotion stress over this. I want to sue but she claim... Read more »

Gary Johnston Dean
Gary Johnston Dean
answered on Jun 12, 2022

Sorry, but I don't think that you have a case. The divorce court apparently approved the sale, and 7 years later your claim would be barred by the statute of limitations.

It's time for you to move on and get over this.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Child Support for Oklahoma on
Q: Can a custodial parent in Oklahoma receive child support while incarcerated?
Gary Johnston Dean
Gary Johnston Dean
answered on Jun 9, 2022

Only if the funds are used to support the child. It would be better for the actual custodian was paid.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Adoption for Oklahoma on
Q: Can my nephew 13 ask to live with me

So my nephew 13 - his dad will not get a job like is not trying lost their home and is bouncing between a drug addict friend and a house with no power or water

My nephew does not want to stay there - so his dad sent him to live with an aunt that he is really uncomfortable with to the point... Read more »

Gary Johnston Dean
Gary Johnston Dean
answered on Jun 2, 2022

I'm at a loss as to why DHS can't find abuse. Go ahead and take him in, and see an experienced family law attorney to file for legal guardianship. Good luck.

1 Answer | Asked in Divorce for Oklahoma on
Q: If I filed a dicvore myself do you know if the paper work let's you ask for alimony and to help pay the house mortgage?

Been living with spouse sense 1998 got married 2005,been with them 26yrs. Total.

And I'm on disability he left 2/15/2021.

Gary Johnston Dean
Gary Johnston Dean
answered on May 31, 2022

I don't know what kind of paperwork you're looking at, so can't answer question.

I strongly urge you to consult an experienced family law attorney for help.

3 Answers | Asked in Divorce for Oklahoma on
Q: Does Oklahoma have jurisdiction over Arkansas when it comes to filing for a divorce that took place in Arkansas?

I got married in Arkansas on 8/13/2020 in Fort Smith Arkansas. The next following month I filed for an annulment in Wagoner, Oklahoma but my husband decided to challenge the Arkansas law and state that we are not married despite the license being filed in Arkansas and signed by a minister. The... Read more »

Gary Johnston Dean
Gary Johnston Dean
answered on May 6, 2021

You should read previous answers with which I agree. See a competent family law attorney, in your county.

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2 Answers | Asked in Child Custody, Divorce and Family Law for Oklahoma on
Q: Is it legal to place a tracking/recording device in my wifes vehicle if i own the vehicle?

In the process of getting a divorce and my wife has been doing things against court orders, while in possession of our children, that i see as being potentially harmful to there wellbeing. I cant legally protect them without evidence and this is the only way i can see to obtain any. Thank you for... Read more »

Gary Johnston Dean
Gary Johnston Dean
answered on Apr 28, 2021

No, as long as the recording part doesn't record voice. Hire a good family law attorney to help you.

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2 Answers | Asked in Divorce for Oklahoma on
Q: What are the chances of a person facing criminal charges due to bigamy
Gary Johnston Dean
Gary Johnston Dean
answered on Mar 29, 2021

Very few bigamy cases are filed in Oklahoma, but this is not to say the DA will not file in your case.

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Domestic Violence for Oklahoma on
Q: If a protective order has been vacated, but you had several protective order violation counts, do they vacate aswell?

Or do the charges remain active. I can make my case on that she lied about the protective order thats why she petitioned to vacate.

Gary Johnston Dean
Gary Johnston Dean
answered on Mar 28, 2021

Dismissal of the protective order does NOT dismiss pending criminal charges. You should retain an experienced criminal law attorney to represent you in that case.

2 Answers | Asked in Family Law and Child Custody for Oklahoma on
Q: We had a hearing for our Ex Parte Custody Order & the Defendant didn't show, the Judge extended it Whats our next step

We don't know if we need to petition something again or have him served with the new court orders?

Gary Johnston Dean
Gary Johnston Dean
answered on Mar 20, 2021

From your question I can't tell enough about the status of your case. You should retain an experienced family law attorney to help you.

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1 Answer | Asked in Divorce and Collections for Oklahoma on
Q: I separated from my ex husband years ago but left the electric bill in my name am i still responsible for it?

hes passed away and left me with about $600 in passed due bills

Gary Johnston Dean
Gary Johnston Dean
answered on Mar 10, 2021

You are still responsible to the utility company. If you ever file for divorce, remember to ask to be reimbursed for any amount that you paid.

3 Answers | Asked in Divorce and Family Law for Oklahoma on
Q: Does Oklahoma mandate marital counseling before divorcing with kids? I already took the class for divorcing parents.
Gary Johnston Dean
Gary Johnston Dean
answered on Mar 7, 2021

No counseling is required, only the parenting class.

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2 Answers | Asked in Divorce, Family Law and Child Custody for Oklahoma on
Q: Where to get free forms for motion for contempt of court . And motion to enforce visitation
Gary Johnston Dean
Gary Johnston Dean
answered on Feb 24, 2021

There are no public forms for this. We suggest that you contact a lawyer for help with this issue.

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1 Answer | Asked in Child Support for Oklahoma on
Q: My exes lives in Mustang Ok. I’m in Tn. Having his 43k back support reduced to a judgement to be collected in ok

My ex has not paid CS in 13 years, not because he can’t pay it, he just simply won’t. Not only has he successfully avoided garnished wages, he has successfuly avoided any kind of cosequence for not paying. He’s not going to pay a judgement either . He just won’t,he has not come to see his... Read more »

Gary Johnston Dean
Gary Johnston Dean
answered on Feb 24, 2019

He can be charged in Oklahoma with a felony (prison time) when delinquency is over $5000. See your local state child support agency to refer to Oklahoma for help. Also, you can try to hire an experienced family law attorney in the county where he lives to assist in trying to get felony charges... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody and Child Support for Oklahoma on
Q: If a father voluntarily signs his rights over does he still pay child support in the state of oklahoma?
Gary Johnston Dean
Gary Johnston Dean
answered on Dec 12, 2018

Yes , until such time as the child is adopted by another person.

2 Answers | Asked in Child Custody for Oklahoma on
Q: If a mother with sole custody gives me p.o.t. of her children. Can their biological father take them?

She has sole custody and lives in the next town, he lives in another state and has no granted visitation or custody She is mentally unstable to have them and signed p.o.t to me and now he wants to come and get them and take them with him. Can he

Gary Johnston Dean
Gary Johnston Dean
answered on Nov 28, 2018

No under the facts you have given, without first going to court. You should consult an experienced Family Law Attorney, in your area to help you obtain legal custody as their Guardian.

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1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody for Oklahoma on
Q: If my parental rights were terminated will Tulsa Oklahoma take my future children I give birth to?

My rights were taken due to domestic violence and marijuana. Marijuana is legal now and I'm no longer with my abusor nor am I pregnant by him. That was a problem with the state because I maintained a relationship and kept having my abusor children

Gary Johnston Dean
Gary Johnston Dean
answered on Nov 28, 2018

From the details you gave in your question, it appears that you have eliminated the reason for termination of your rights. But PLEASE Don't have a child until you are in a long term stable relationship, and are married, and no longer use marijuana without a very good medical reason, and a... Read more »

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