Doak Willis' answer If the child resides in Oklahoma the law states that the mother of the child has custody until the father of the child is determined by paternity testing. The mother needs to hire an attorney now to possible get the child returned to her until parentage is determined through a paternity proceeding.
Doak Willis' answer The security deposit is to insure the rental is returned to the landlord in the shape you received it at the start of the lease with normal wear and tear excepted.The rental amount is a separate issue. The landlord may state that you left the rental in poor shape requiring them to use that deposit to put the rental back into a condition that would allow them to re-let the unit. You should always take pictures of the unit when you move out to insure that if the landlord files litigation against...
Doak Willis' answer You are an adult at age 18. Anything you purchased with your own money is your property no matter where you live. Even if your parents gave you money as a gift or you earned it, anything you purchase with those proceeds is your property.
Doak Willis' answer There is no legal method of allowing your daughter to move out on her own. However, many children that age do so and DHS is reluctant to get involved. As for you being liable for trouble she may cause, there is that possibility that you could indeed be held liable for her tortious actions.
Doak Willis' answer If the money is in a bank, you should take your son to the bank with his I.D. and your I.D. and explain the situation. The bank may let you sign for him as his parent without having to spend money on getting a guardianship, which usually would require you hiring an attorney which would cost a fair amount. If the bank will allow you tom sign, problem solved.
Doak Willis' answer Yes in Oklahoma when you move a certain number of miles from the Jurisdiction where you were divorced you must give some detailed notice and there is a time limitation also before you can move. Go see an attorney to do it right.
Doak Willis' answer District attorneys rarely if ever file charges against folks for adultery in Oklahoma. You should hire an attorney and have him/her file a petition for dissolution. Your case appears to be a simple matter and a good attorney can guide you through the process thus easing your concerns about your past acts.
Doak Willis' answer No they are not correct. The law encourages the custodial parent to allow additional time for visitation with the child or children and they cannot use that is any modification hearing in the future against you. Usually the parties share the travel expense and your facts show that you are following the intent of the law and you should not worry about the non custodial parent trying to use your past actions against you.
Doak Willis' answer This is not a listed condition in the statutes that empowers you to withhold rent. Put your landlord on notice in writing that there is a hazard that needs to be fixed. Without looking at your lease, an attorney cannot tell you what all your rights may be under the facts of your case.
Doak Willis' answer Usually not. It depends of course upon the reason that the attorney is seeking to withdraw from the case. Once a case reaches the stage of a Jury trial, ordinarily the Court will not allow an attorney to withdraw except for very compelling reasons.
Doak Willis' answer You didn't ask a question. If you were wondering what you should do to get your children's custody returned to you then you would need to hire a good attorney to bring a modification of the Decree if indeed the facts surrounding your case rise to the legal threshold for a modification.
Doak Willis' answer No unless you know the probate laws of Oklahoma and can do the paperwork required to file in Court to clear up the title to the property. But you would still have to file paperwork in Court.
Doak Willis' answer A common law marriage in Oklahoma is a legal marriage just as much as one where a marriage license is procured and then the parties have a traditional marriage before a Judge or other clergy. There is no superseding. In case of divorce or as termed now dissolution, the Court will divide the marital assets and obligations of the parties equitably.
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