Her mom hasn’t talked to her in 3 years and never paid child support. My step daughter recently told me she is scared her mom will find her because we moved to the town she lives in. And she said she doesn’t want to see her.
The child's age is not a controlling factor in the step-parent adoption. The controlling factor is the amount of time you have been married. So long as you have been married for more than 1 year, then you can file for the step-parent adoption. If the mother does not consent, then you would...Read more »
I am a Chief of Police in Oklahoma, and I came across a couple that someone wanted to file a complaint on, the husband dresses and acts like a baby, and the wife acts as his mother, at no time was any indecent exposure present, and nothing sexual was present, however they were at a public park and... Read more »
Chief, from a state level, it is my understanding, so long as it doesn't violate the lewd and indecent statute then two consenting adults can dress and play as they see fit - this is no different in the eyes of the law as cross-dressing. Key issue is as you stated NO time indecent exposure or...Read more »
Assuming that the property is purchased during the marriage then this is marital property and thus any sale of such property would be martial property as well. To be more specific contact a family law attorney as there are more than likely other facts that can sway how this question is actually...Read more »
That will most likely not help you any. The DPS system cannot have every make/model of car, especially the way auto-makers change models of their cars. A 150/250/350 usually is just getting entered in the computer as P/U anyway.
I let my daughter stay with my sister a few years back bc my life was a chaotic mess . Dhs was involved w my other kid & my sister told me that the worker said I wasn’t allowed to see her. Then she went and got guardianship. I never received any notice of court bc she sent it to an address... Read more »
There are specific notices that have to be given and if they sent it to your last known address then they most likely have met that obstacle (they are not responsible for keeping track of every place a person lives but the last known address, because in some cases, those people are bouncing around...Read more »
My husband is in the middle of a custody battle over his daughter. The mother of the child signed a document giving up her rights on her own accord in front of a notary. It was then filed with the court. At a pretrial hearing the judge dismissed it and helped her get a lawyer. Is this legal or did... Read more »
The document is an unenforceable document therefore the judge disregarding that is correct. In Oklahoma, there are 2 ways of giving up parental rights; 1) During a legal adoption proceeding where the parents voluntarily (or involuntarily in some cases) consent and give up their rights, or 2) DHS...Read more »
Man had passed out after drinking heavily at his girlfriends house. There was a party happening in the other room. Another girl was there that was obsessed with the victim. Man is in and out of consciousness with a female that has forced herself on top of him in the dark. Other partygoers bust in... Read more »
The paternity test done 11-12 years ago has sealed the fate of the father as the father, and therefore financially responsible as any father would be on him. The only option other than continuing to pay child support is to file for custody (or at least joint custody) and that would most likely...Read more »
In the majority of divorce proceedings there is an automatic temporary order. This prevents selling, disposing, destroying, etc.... any marital assets. Likewise, insurances must remain intact as well. Even with the temporary order in place a judge may give permission for one or the other party...Read more »
By default a child born of a marriage is presumed to be a child of that marriage, therefore any challenge to that has to be brought by a challenging party claiming to have rights. I assume based on your question your husband and the biological father are not one in the same. Therefore, even if...Read more »
Common Law marriage is a grey area in Oklahoma. If someone tells you that it doesn't exist, then they are wrong. It very much exists, just with some different terminology. There are some things that have to be shown to prove that a non-ceremonial union exist and there are many ways to...Read more »
This question is not as easy as step 1 - 2 - 3. Generally, once an adoption is finalized, then it is non-reversible. There are a few exceptions to this rule, however these exceptions are challenging to prove. This is something that you will need an experienced adoption attorney to help you with,...Read more »
Based on the only fact being .06 then DWI would be the charge that should be filed. However, other factors can change that. First factor is if your blood test came back with a controlled substance (this includes prescriptions that impair driving) in addition to the .06 - you may actually be being...Read more »
If threats are being made to you, regardless of where it is a group of protestors or a single individual, and you feel the threats are legitimate (as in you truly believe the threat is real and they are capable of enacting the threat) -- then call 9-1-1 and let law enforcement resolve the...Read more »
As with most legal questions the answer is usually … depends. When it comes to custody/more visitation there usually needs to be a significant change in order to modify. However, based on the few details that you provided, she has shown an acceptance to allowing more visitation in which that...Read more »
By default a divorce with minor children does require counseling for parenting through divorce. Basically telling you to get along with the other party. There are situations where both parties do not have to take the course, when one party is getting full custody and the other party has NO...Read more »
Your questions is a little ambiguous for an accurate answer. However, generally speaking, if you rented the property as a married couple then he could have the legal right to be there as your spouse, the same as if you were buying a house together. The lease agreement could shed light to that...Read more »
Non-Custodial, FOC, lives in a different state. He will not call our children, at all, and says it’s my responsibility to make sure they talk to him. Our children do NOT want to talk to him. When I have them call every 2-4 days it’s a constant battle. They cry and get upset. Then I’m left... Read more »
Even though they do not want to talk to the FOC, if there is a court order then you must adhere to that. However, the times chosen to make that contact still have to be reasonable times. In other words, he cannot force you to have the contact at 3:30 in the morning. Best bet, try to keep talking...Read more »
Me and my separated husband has 3 kids. We haven't been to court yet. But we signed a paper that I typed out saying that he gets them half a week and I'll get them the other half. I heard that my kids dont get fed well and are mistreated while they are at there dads house. I want to keep... Read more »
Most likely, the piece of paper you typed out will not have any weight, as it was not an order of the court, however that is not a guarantee. Assuming you have either been served the divorce papers or you served him the papers, then there is usually a temporary order in place, which should address...Read more »
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