The good news is the Judge, not the opposing attorney, decides what evidence will be admitted. With that said, you will likely need your own attorney who knows civil procedure and the rules of evidence to properly present your evidence.
If he has custody and the other parent is withholding the child, he needs to quickly take legal action to enforce the court order. The court can only help him if he is takes the proper steps to bring this matter to court.
I was 17 at time of marriage (mother signed consent) and husband was 21. Husband was hurt at work resulted in him having double knee surgery. I dropped out of high school to stay home for his care. Husband became an addict to prescription pills and habitual drunk. We have not lived as husband and... View More
If the children were born during the marriage, the husband is considered the legal father. If the husband is not the biological father, then this will need to be addressed in the divorce and there is a procedure to resolve this issue. You will need an attorney to make sure this is done properly....View More
The only reason I can think of might be to minimize exposure for child support or possibly support alimony. With that said, I would go to the source and ask the attorney who made that suggestion to explain their strategy and then you will know for sure.
Context and details are always critical, so I think an attorney would need to first know the specific situation you are referring to in order to know whether or not there might be a duty to do, or not do something.
If you have a specific situation, contact an attorney directly (don't...View More
children were placed in the care of my girlfriends sister and brother in law my girlfriend and i had the same criminal lawyer but he stood in for both sides in our child case so was with us and against us? is that a conflict of interest which should result in a reversal of guardianship
It's not a form, it's a procedure that will need to be followed to give notice by publication, and it must be approved by the court. Schedule a consultation with a family law attorney in your local area and they will be able to help you.
She gave me papers about a Temporary Order and a court date hearing. At this point, I'm unable to afford representation in my behalf. How do I respond to the papers handed to me? Do I go to the court hearing date? What is the procedure and process to that?
Unless you waive formal service, her handing you the documents is not proper service. With that said, now that you know she has filed take the documents she gave you to an experienced family law attorney so that they can prepare a response and begin preparing your case for hearing.
My daughter has a criminal case pending. She has some mental health issues also an she was Inpatient in a behaviorial health facility for about 6 months. After being released we went to court where the judge placed her with a relative an had us go thru tribal courts to get legal guardianship. Which... View More
Depending on the nature of the crime, criminal charges can be a very important factor. If children were removed from the home and you are not sure why, consult with an attorney in private and the attorney can review your case and help you identify the problem.
In Oklahoma, father (on birth certificate) is keeping (under 1 year old) away from mother. Father has protective order against mother and hasn’t let mother see child in over a month. Is there someone she can call to make him give her the child?
Yes, any family law attorney in your part of the state can help her. Take a copy of the protective order and any other court documents to the attorney. Once they review what has been filed they will then be able to tell you exactly what needs to happen next.
First thing you should do is take all of your documents to an attorney so they can check the court file and see if either a temporary order or a default decree has been filed. If there has been a default order entered and you catch it quick enough you may be able to seek relief. After sorting out...View More
soon-to-be-EX-wife is agreeable, but they say I need a lawyer, which is NOT TRUE. All filings and documents, and FORMS to file said documents are PUBLIC...I, too, am PUBLIC. So why do I run into a brick wall? Why is there no help for me, John Q. PUBLIC?
You are correct. There is no requirement to have an attorney represent you in a divorce case in Oklahoma. Any Oklahoma resident who meets the jurisdiction requirements can file their own divorce proceeding. With that said, the court does not provide forms to file for divorce, but you can file your...View More
My son has full custody of his daughter and the child’s mother either won’t meet him at the court ordered time and location when he is supposed to get her back after visitation with her mom or she has him driving everywhere to pick up child. There’s more to all of this but that’s about what... View More
If the court order is clear about visitation exchanges, then it is a matter of enforcement of the order. If the order is not clear about exchanges, then it may need to be modified. Meet with an attorney and after the attorney reviews your case they will be able to explain your options and a plan...View More
She is saying she filed and has received service papers with a court date but I was never served. I don’t know if she is lying about filing. I have had custody with her having every other weekend and holidays. I receive a little child support from her monthly per court order after our divorce.... View More
I need to move out before I'm 18 because I could do more for myself if I was able to be somewhere else. I don't have a job, and can't because I still have no Social Security card or CDIB and I had my aunt order my birth certificate bc if I ask my mom she'll forget and get mad... View More
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