Madill, OK asked in Child Custody, Child Support and Family Law for Oklahoma

Q: Is it possible for a father to get at least 50/50 custody of his children from the mother in Oklahoma?

They were never married, no abuse except for mental abuse from her to him. They have 2 children but my husband accepts her other child as his and we have him when we have the others. Her family says she never has them, either we have them or her mother or sister do. Kids are 8, 9, and 12.

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

A: Is it possible? Yes. If the court believes that such an order is in the best interest of the child/children.

Brian Boeheim
Brian Boeheim
Answered
  • Divorce Lawyer
  • Tulsa, OK
  • Licensed in Oklahoma

A: I agree with Pete. We have Father's who get 50/50 all the time. We even have some Father's who are the primary custodian. It is a case by case determination.

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