Sand Springs, OK asked in Child Custody, Divorce, Family Law and Civil Rights for Oklahoma

Q: Pro se defense child custody case all claims evidence documents reports to support claims available to both parties?

All the evidence documents reports claims available for both parties legally should have same papers for solid for law abiding in-depth complete history with both parties to honestly in children's best interest law abiding punishment without a doubt guilty party.

2 Lawyer Answers
Pete David Louden
Pete David Louden
Answered
  • Norman, OK
  • Licensed in Oklahoma

A: The same information would be available provided the pro se party knows the proper steps to obtain the information.

The court will hold a pro se party to the same standard as a licensed attorney so the pro se party would need to ensure that they have the same knowledge of case law, statutes, legal procedure, rules of evidence, local court rules, and skills of an attorney.

Brian Boeheim agrees with this answer

Brian Boeheim
Brian Boeheim
Answered
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Tulsa, OK
  • Licensed in Oklahoma

A: I agree with Pete. The Pro Se party needs to follow the rules of requesting discovery through request for admissions, interrogatories, and request for documents. The other side is then required to turn documents over.

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