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1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for Oklahoma on
Q: I am looking for guidance on if I have any legal right to a house I share with my husband. He is threatening to evict me

The house is in my husbands name. We are legally married and my daughter and myself live in the home

Pete David Louden
Pete David Louden answered on Aug 9, 2020

If the house was purchased during the marriage it is marital property and subject to an equitable division.

1 Answer | Asked in Child Support for Oklahoma on
Q: Can my non-parental guardian claim that my child support money belongs to him and not to me, the child?

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Pete David Louden
Pete David Louden answered on Aug 7, 2020

No. Child support is paid to the parent or guardian. It is not paid to the child.

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury and Legal Malpractice for Oklahoma on
Q: Can a mistrial be declared if my lawyer lied to the Judge on a case predjudicing him for the following trial?

my attorney told the Judge I was a felon on a probate administration and stopped me from becoming administrator. then the judge is on the bench at a quiet title action with a pre conceived image that I am a felon and I loose the case

Pete David Louden
Pete David Louden answered on Aug 6, 2020

Are you a convicted felon?

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Child Custody and Juvenile Law for Oklahoma on
Q: I have a 14 year old son who smokes marijuana in my house all day

Involved in shoot outs, has gotten physical with me curse me out cost me my job and the cops won't do anything about it all I keep hearing is he my child and I can't kick him out. What can I do with him being 14yrs old

Pete David Louden
Pete David Louden answered on Aug 1, 2020

If this young man thinks he does not have to listen to you then one option is to take action that gets his attention such as send him to military school.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for Oklahoma on
Q: Is there a way to get a list of family attorneys for low income people? (Oklahoma City)
Pete David Louden
Pete David Louden answered on Jul 23, 2020

You should contact Legal Aid or the OU Legal Clinic. Aside from that, most private attorneys are probably going to charge in the same ballpark.

2 Answers | Asked in Family Law and Child Support for Oklahoma on
Q: Do I have to legally pay child support after my child graduates high school? She turn 18 in January and graduate in may

My daughter is in Oklahoma I live in Texas. We were never through the courts we handled it ourselves I have records of all transactions

Pete David Louden
Pete David Louden answered on Jul 22, 2020

Yes, support would be paid until the child graduates high school.

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1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody for Oklahoma on
Q: child was supposed to be dropped off 8:00am Monday morning. lawyers office call informed an emergency po was being filed

Received call Monday evening that an emergency po was being filed against me? Have not received any information regarding, and have not been able to have any contact with my child. There is a court order in place. Who do I call to get my child back?

Pete David Louden
Pete David Louden answered on Jul 21, 2020

Call an attorney in your local area to help you defend the emergency proceedings.

1 Answer | Asked in Child Support and Family Law for Oklahoma on
Q: How does child support and visitations work in Oklahoma?

My husband has a child with another woman and she is filing for child support. However, the name is incorrect that she used for him and she stated she tried to go to court for it but my husband never recieved the court order. Also, he wanted visitation rights and there was a verbal agreement but... Read more »

Pete David Louden
Pete David Louden answered on Jul 18, 2020

To get visitation all he needs to do is hire an attorney to file an action in the district court. A hearing will be set and the court can order visitation based upon what the court believes is in the best interest of the child.

2 Answers | Asked in Child Support for Oklahoma on
Q: a girl slept with 3 other guys while sleeping with me, she got pregnant am i required to take a dna test
Pete David Louden
Pete David Louden answered on Jul 15, 2020

If there is a court order for a paternity case, yes. Aside from that it is probably a good idea anyway to make sure you don't get stuck playing for a child that may or may not be yours.

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2 Answers | Asked in Child Support for Oklahoma on
Q: My 3 kids turned 18 and have graduated from high school, how do I cease child support taken from my pay?
Pete David Louden
Pete David Louden answered on Jul 10, 2020

Depending on who and how support is being collected you may need to file a motion and get an order terminating the wage assignment.

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2 Answers | Asked in Family Law and Domestic Violence for Oklahoma on
Q: Does a P.O. cover the plaintiffs children?

My granddaughter has a P.O. against her ex boyfriend for domestic violence. They have twins together. She wants to enroll them in school. The school insist that the fathers name has to be on the list of who can pick them up.

Pete David Louden
Pete David Louden answered on Jul 9, 2020

It depends on if the children are listed on the protective order.

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1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Adoption for Oklahoma on
Q: How can I change her last name to my other kids last name and around how much will that cost???

I have a child shes one of my middle children whos last name is my ex husbands who is her sperm donor my older 2 and my youngest all have the same dad and same last name. Her sperm donor has been non-existent since she was 3 months old and my other kids dad has helped raise her thats who she knows... Read more »

Pete David Louden
Pete David Louden answered on Jul 9, 2020

Typically parental rights are only terminated if a child is adopted or for abuse or neglect in a very specific deprived child action.

If there was a sperm donor that would be a separate issue.

So, not sure if there has been an actual termination of rights here or if this is a...
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1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for Oklahoma on
Q: My daughter has two girls and one on the way , the father to all 3 wants to terminate his rights to all 3 does not want

He does not want to pay child support can he do that

Pete David Louden
Pete David Louden answered on Jul 7, 2020

No. Not unless the children are adopted. Otherwise, he has to support his children.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for Oklahoma on
Q: Can a man go to jail for spousal abandonment if you're common law married in Oklahoma?
Pete David Louden
Pete David Louden answered on Jul 6, 2020

Abandonment for one year can be grounds for divorce but is not a crime.

2 Answers | Asked in Family Law and Child Custody for Oklahoma on
Q: What does my brother have to do to keep his son

He had restraining orders against his ex wife and her family bc she chose her man over her son and she lives with her family who lets their son live with them even tho he threatened them more than once and he touched my brother son and her got a judge to drop the restraining orders

Pete David Louden
Pete David Louden answered on Jul 6, 2020

If there is not currently a custody order he needs to hire an attorney to help him file a Petition for custody. The court will then establish custody, visitation, and child support.

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2 Answers | Asked in Child Support for Oklahoma on
Q: Is child support aloud to hold taxes from custodial parent for six months. This has been happening every year .
Pete David Louden
Pete David Louden answered on Jul 1, 2020

Typically taxes refunds are collected from the non custodial parent that owes back support, not from the custodial parent that receives child support.

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1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody for Oklahoma on
Q: If I run away at 17 can a police officer legally bring me home

I’m 16 about to turn 17 and I’m ready to live on my own away from my parents

Pete David Louden
Pete David Louden answered on Jun 28, 2020

Yes.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Domestic Violence for Oklahoma on
Q: was arrested on a warrant. I wasnt told my Miranda Rights nor shown the warrant. And publicly humiliated plz help

Details are as needed cause It is hard to describe everything is this little area.

Pete David Louden
Pete David Louden answered on Jun 27, 2020

One of your most important rights is the right to remain silent. This means do not talk about your case with anyone other than your attorney and stop posting details of your case on the internet!

Delete your question and hire a criminal defense attorney right now!

1 Answer | Asked in Divorce for Oklahoma on
Q: How do I move forward with a divorce if my spouse refuses to sign papers or appear in court?

I am POA for my best friend who is currently incarcerated in Oklahoma and trying to divorce his spouse. I have filed a divorce petition and served papers on his spouse for him. His spouse refuses to sign a waiver and insists she wants to appear in court. Though when served with notice of court... Read more »

Pete David Louden
Pete David Louden answered on Jun 27, 2020

Simple solution to this situation is he needs an attorney. An attorney can get the divorce finished whether the other spouse signs or not. I wish you the best of luck with this matter.

1 Answer | Asked in Divorce, Real Estate Law, Banking and Collections for Oklahoma on
Q: can a por person had legal counsel for a divorce
Pete David Louden
Pete David Louden answered on Jun 26, 2020

Yes.

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